Resume Strategies to Get You Hired

On 02/27/2013, in Cover Letters & Resumes, by Jordan Wilson

Resume strategies that will help you get hired.

Always good to know.

So what are a few resume keys to get a job offer? 

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I want to link to a few articles on job hunting and resumes.

I hate their slide-show format, but there are a few useful points in the articles that those seeking employment should consider. 

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Creating a tight, attractive resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is important in landing a job.

In today’s world, there is usually tons of competition for open positions. Most job candidates have very similar backgrounds. With (say) 300 applicants vying for 10 interviews, you need to make a strong impression with your CV or resume.

I shared some of my thoughts in “How to Write the Perfect Resume – Part I.” Part II follows:

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A very important question. How does one write that perfect resume?

It depends on who you ask. In my experience, what one manager likes, the next detests.

There are things I like, but for the most part there is nothing I crave seeing. I do have a few pet peeves though that will impact your ability to advance on to an interview. Over the next while, we will consider my idiosyncrasies and recommended resume approach.

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Creating a Master Resume

On 01/26/2013, in Cover Letters & Resumes, by Jordan Wilson

I plan to spend the next few posts discussing how to create a strong resume or curriculum vitae.

I tend to use resume and curriculum vitae (CV) interchangeably, so please indulge me.

There are many ways to create a great resume, but I want to offer my advice on my recommended method. Over time, it will strengthen your CV and marketability.

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No More Resumes?

On 02/07/2012, in Cover Letters & Resumes, Finding a Job, by Jordan Wilson

Is the resume, or curriculum vitae (CV), and cover letter becoming obsolete?

It seems some firms are using other methods to assess job applicants.

This shift in the hiring process is interesting in a few ways. 

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