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Liar, Liar: 10 Reasons Not to Lie On Your Resume

    Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Lies on resumes. You’ve seem them, you’ve heard about it being done and, maybe, you’ve done it.  One thing is for sure:  You will get caught.    Stretching the truth is a lie and it can come back to haunt you. So why do it? First, you could get…

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How to Add Language Proficiency Levels to Your Resume

Laura Garbers, CraftResumes Good levels of language proficiency are a real bonus for those looking to produce an impressive resume in search of a position in a number of different career sectors. A resume skills list is something that catches the eye of artificial intelligence (AI) that many companies use these days to create a…

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Resume Rules: 2021

.Resume rules do change. If you want a new job in today’s environment, your resume must be targeted for each specific job.

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A Complete Guide to Resume Writing in the Blockchain Industry

Grace Carter, Editor, UKWritings The blockchain industry is one of the most expansive industries in recent years and is one of the most demanded sectors in the world of work. With new updates and technology coming out all the time, and pay grades ranging in the $158K average range, it’s no wonder the industry is…

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A Master Resume: What It Is and How To Create One

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub A master resume is a document that lists absolutely everything you have done and that completely describes all of your work experience.  This will provide you with a simple way to keep everything in one place and it can help you produce a tailored resume quickly.  It will also help…

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Resume Rules

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub In today’s world, you should always have a resume ready even if you are not currently looking for a position.  Keeping your resume current allows you to see what you have accomplished each year and it can help prepare you for your annual review and, if something does come up,…

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Your Google Resume: 4 Items To Check

Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub Your Google resume, what’s that?  According to job search expert, Susan P. Joyce, you have one and it’s what recruiters and others find when they search Google for your name. Do we recruiters do this? Definitely. To be found on Google, you should be on the first two pages of…

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Your Resume: 10 Items To Remove Immediately

Resumes are extremely hard to write.  You must decide if you want the same type of job or something different.  This will determine what skills you will list, how long it will be, etc.  What you don’t want your resume to be is a job description of everything you have done over your whole career.  While a professional can work with you to eliminate items and help you focus on what should be included,  you are the one who ultimately must decide what represents you.  Here are some general rules to follow on what you should eliminate from your resume:

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Your Six Seconds: 3 Ways To Get Your Resume Read

Your six seconds, what does that mean?  Studies have shown that hiring managers/recruiters scan your resume and they scan it for 6 seconds.  It’s scary to think that a decision will be made in that short timeframe.  That’s not a lot of time but, as a recruiter, I can tell you that it’s enough to get an impression of the candidate.  Whether it’s less than six or more, it still means that you have to get your message across quickly and targeted to the reader.  So what can you do?  Here are   things that you can do to make your six seconds count.

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The Perfect Resume: 3 Tips For Customizing Yours

By Marie Raperto, The Hiring Hub The perfect resume is everyone’s dream.  Tailoring your resume so you get the interview is what you want to do, but it’s not easy.  Every one is scanning resumes.  Applicant tracking systems scan for keywords, hiring managers are scanning for relevant skills.  You can’t please everyone with one resume.  Each hiring…

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What’s In A Name? How To Name Your Resume And Cover Letter

Knowing how to name your resume and cover letter is extremely important.  It’s a digital world when it comes to job hunting.  It doesn’t matter if your are answering an ad online, emailing HR or a recruiter.  Sending your resume with a generic name can cause it to be overlooked or lost in the system. …

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Typefaces: 10 Best Resume Fonts

The typeface you choose for your resume is very important.  Your resume needs to be clear and concise as possible.  It also must be read on many types of devices from desktops to mobile phones.  Sans-serif typefaces are best for small screens and the easiest to read on all screens.  Make sure your resume is…

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