71 results for tag: resume


Key Elements of an Effective Résumé

The modern-day résumé has changed, and if you're still using the updated version of the one from your college career center, or even the one you had professionally done 20 years ago... well, let's just say you're hurting your chances. If your search has an ...
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What Older Job Seekers Should Know About Dates and Résumés

Older job seekers don't necessarily want to let recruiters and hiring managers know they've been around awhile, perceiving their age as a disadvantage in their search. One tactic they take to hide their age is to omit college graduation dates and even dates ...
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The Key to Identifying Your Keywords

Our Career Strategists are frequently asked about keywords when working with members on their resumes. What makes for an appropriate keyword seems so vague and open to opinion... are they determined by industry or function? You need someone who interacts ...
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Trusted Advice: Over 50, Laid-off, Neglected Network

Here at ExecuNet, we are a source of trusted advice for anything related to your life as an executive. If it's related to your career, business, leadership skills, or overall wellbeing, we have people here, or in our network, who can help you achieve your ...
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Are You Prepared for an Effective Job Search in the Digital Age?

As you embark on your executive job search, you will quickly realize the digital age has vastly altered the way in which an effective job search at the executive level is conducted. With the introduction of social media and what appears to be the ease of ...
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How Much Work History Belongs on a Résumé?

In the traditional way we think of laying out a résumé, not everything you have ever done belongs. Sometimes there are meaningful things you’ve done in your early career that can be summarized in an early career section. Or you can have another document ...
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The Verdict on the One Size Fits All Résumé

Should you tweak your résumé based on the position you’re applying for? This popular question can pull in very differing opinions. Interested to hear what our Career Strategists would say, ExecuNet Master Class Host Tony Vlahos asked a panel of Career ...
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Résumé Gaps? Take Some Good Advice

Here at ExecuNet, we are a source of trusted advice for anything related to your life as an executive. If it's related to your career, business, leadership skills, or overall wellbeing, we have people here, or in our network, who can help you achieve your ...
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Separating Achievements From Duties

Executives often struggle with separating achievements from job duties when preparing a résumé. To try and shed some light on the topic, Tony Vlahos, Host of ExecuNet Master Class, asked a panel of ExecuNet Career Strategists to explain if the résumé s...
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Create a Great Resume (and Land an Interview) in 10 Easy Steps

I recently received some job-hunting advice from Early Stage Careers, a firm that works with college students and grads to get good jobs. Most of that advice was excellent and I'll probably be sharing it with you in subsequent columns. However, their ...
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Résumé, Personal Branding and Job Search Strategies: An Expert Panel Discussion

Is your résumé opening doors or closing them? Are you not getting interviews for the executive roles you want, despite having excellent qualifications? During this roundtable discussion, our expert panel of executive career advisers, coaches and recrui...
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Résumé 101 for Executives in 2017

You've got to view the résumé through a marketing lens. Today's résumé must contain an executive summary – like the inside jacket cover of a book. It must contain a value proposition, accomplishments with metrics, and 20+ keywords before you even put ...
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