Entry-Level Resume

How to Write an Entry-Level Resume

An entry-level resume outlines your skills, accomplishments, and past work experience (if applicable) at the beginning of your career. Early career professionals and recent graduates use this type of resume when applying to entry-level jobs.  Creating an entry-level resume can feel like a daunting task. How are you supposed to recap your work experience if […]

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Resume Tips for Avoiding Ageism: (Part II: For New Grads and Early Career Professionals)

One of the most interesting insights from Jobscan’s Hiring Professionals Survey on Ageism was how many recruiters commented on the prevalence of reverse ageism, (age discrimination against young workers). Especially in economic downturns, young workers have to worry about ageism, too. In my last article, I shared 10 ways older workers can avoid ageism on […]

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Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills (and How to Use Them on Your Resume)

There are two types of skills recruiters look for on resumes: hard skills and soft skills. When used correctly, they work together to form a powerhouse resume that provides the hiring manager a comprehensive understanding of the job seeker’s capabilities. What are Hard Skills? Hard skills are taught skills. They are quantifiable and are often […]

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4 Free Minimalist Resume Templates

Streamline your design and put all the focus on your content with these professionally crafted minimalist resume templates. When searching through resume templates, it can be hard to find ones that aren’t cluttered with multiple colors, graphics, photos, skill rankings, and other unnecessary elements. Your resume is your chance to market yourself and your experience. The […]

20 ATS-Friendly Resume Templates

There are a number of considerations to weigh before deciding on a resume format and template, like your field or industry, depth of work experience, and skill set. Today, job seekers also need their resume to be compatible with applicant tracking systems (ATS). An ATS resume template can be the difference between getting noticed and slipping […]

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Jobscan vs. Resunate: The Similarities and Differences

Jobscan and Resunate both score a resume against a job description and have resume optimization features, but that’s where the similarities end. Here are the main differences between the two tools. Resunate suggests phrases while Jobscan recommends ATS-searchable keywords Resunate scores each resume on a 0-10 scale with a JobFocus score. This score measures how […]

39 Resume Accomplishments Examples to Demonstrate Your Value

Resume accomplishments are work achievements that are both measurable and unique to a job seeker’s experience. These accomplishments on a resume are different than duties or responsibilities in that duties and responsibilities are similar for any employee in a similar role, which accomplishments are unique, provable statistics. Using resume accomplishments in place of responsibilities makes […]