81 results for tag: resume


Is Your Résumé Effective?

You don't know what you don't know. When it comes to résumés that can make your job search ineffective, fruitless, and frustrating. Listen to Coach Don, Managing Director of ExecuNet's Career Strategy Group, talk about ways to determine if your ...
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What Should Be in Your Résumé?

The top section of your résumé is like the inside jacket cover of a hardcover book. It provides an overview of what's to come in the rest of the document. The key is to make that overview compelling. In this short video, Coach Don talks about what our ...
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A Résumé Should Be Just One Page, Right?

No way! That's a myth. According to Stuart Levine, ExecuNet Career Strategist and Advisor, "A résumé needs to be as long as it needs to be to tell your story." A one-page document to bring to a networking meeting or to leave behind after an interview makes ...
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Résumé Gaps: The Kiss of Death?

Résumé gaps can really sink a candidate's application. This is true. Employers and recruiters conducting searches have vivid imaginations and will fill in the blanks if you do not. According to Don Weintraub, Managing Director of ExecuNet's Career Strategy ...
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Can One Résumé Be Used to Apply to Multiple Jobs?

Absolutely! This one is true. You just need one résumé to tell your story... if it's done well. Sure, some minor tweaking may be called for when applying different positions based on the requirements of that position, but nothing more than tweaking should ...
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A Résumé is No Longer Enough!

The interviewer already has your résumé before you arrive. What are you planning to use during your interview? What are you planning to leave behind afterward? When you're at a networking event, conference, trade show, or meeting a recruiter for coffee, ...
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With LinkedIn, Who Needs a Résumé?

LinkedIn and the résumé are not the same. They have different functions, and those applying to positions via the Internet must consider the ATS. The design and content of a résumé does not match what an effective LinkedIn profile presents. LinkedIn has an ...
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A Great Résumé Will Get Me a Job

A widely held belief is that all your great experience listed in a résumé format will be enough to get you a job... after all, you are successful and have great experience! Sorry. No. It just doesn't work that way. Sam Mehar, Director of Executive ...
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From the Saddlebag: The Purpose of the Résumé

From the Saddlebag: Season 1: Episode 4 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you’ll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to ...
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There’s Nothing Like a Great Fit!

I just had to share this with you. Last month, I hired a new member for my executive team. I am excited to have Harper on board, and it is apparent to all here that the fit is excellent. While a new hire is always exciting, Harper is more than simply a new ...
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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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