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    R.A.M.P. up Your Resume

    R.A.M.P. up Your Resume
    Standing out in a highly competitive job market amongst the volumes of resumes hitting human resources is becoming increasingly more challenging for job seekers. There was a time when a job seeker would simply throw something together quickly when someone said, “we’re hiring, send us a resume”. Times have changed. A resume is no longer an exercise in formality job seekers ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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    3 Reasons Your Resume is Keeping the Phone from Ringing

    3 Reasons Your Resume is Keeping the Phone from Ringing
    If you know someone who’s looking for a job—and I’m sure you do—then you may have heard them complain about having sent their resume off to hundreds of employers, only to receive absolutely no responses or acknowledgments. I’ve heard this complaint countless times from friends and colleagues. Part of the reason this happens so often is because companies really have become ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Seven Entry-Level Resume Tips for Finding Entry-Level Jobs

     Seven Entry-Level Resume Tips for Finding Entry-Level Jobs
    When you're a college student or recent grad and trying to write an entry-level resume, especially your first one, you'll face questions you typically won't find addressed in the current blizzard of resume books. That doesn't mean your questions aren't valid; it simply means the resume experts often overlook them, because they generally target mid-career audiences. [widget:what_should_you_be_quizzes_] I've seen many versions ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    2010's Résumé Rehab

    2010's Résumé Rehab
    You’re not about to upload an old résumé, are you? It’s a new year and a new chance to put together a résumé that will land you in the call-this-person-now file. Maybe you need a job right this second, or maybe you’re just looking. Either way, a stellar résumé should always be at your fingertips. It should be as easy as:attach, ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Sample Entry-Level Resumes by Industry

    Sample Entry-Level Resumes by Industry
    Want to be the standout job candidate in your field? Then a entry-level resume tailored to your industry -- one that highlights your industry-specific experience, accomplishments and credentials and that includes all the right industry keywords -- is essential. If you need help customizing your resume to your field, check out these sample resumes for various careers and career levels in ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Entry-Level Resume Tips for Pharmacy Technicians

    Entry-Level Resume Tips for Pharmacy Technicians
    With US doctors writing about 3.5 billion prescriptions yearly, according to IMS Health, pharmacy personnel, including pharmacy technicians, are in great demand. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts pharmacy technician job growth of nearly 32 percent between 2006 and 2016. But don't assume that just because jobs are plentiful, you'll be able to land a pharm tech position effortlessly. ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Entry-Level Resume Dilemma: Not Enough Experience

    Entry-Level Resume Dilemma: Not Enough Experience
    It's an entry-level resume catch-22: You want a job to gain experience, but you can't find a job because previous experience is required. [widget:career_specialty_quizzes] Don't be discouraged. You can still put your best foot forward and have a shot at the entry-level job or scoring your first internship. Follow these steps to create a winning entry-level resume: Select the Right Format ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +24
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    Resume Help for the Unemployed College Grad

    Resume Help for the Unemployed College Grad
    Mounting a job search when you’re unemployed may leave you feeling like you can’t compete with your gainfully employed peers. This just isn’t true. Transform your resume from holding you back to propelling your success. Assess the Gap “The best way to address an employment gap depends on how long you’ve been out of work,” says Teena Rose, director of resume-writing ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Use This Entry-Level Resume Critique Checklist

    Use This Entry-Level Resume Critique Checklist
    Entry-level resumes normally get less than a 15-second glance at the first screening. As tedious as resumes can be to create, they are your ticket to that coveted interview, so, like it or not, they are worth the extra effort. If someone has asked you to review his resume and you want to help him ensure it gets read -- or ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Resume Presentation Tips

    Resume Presentation Tips
    Writing a resume is like exercising: You may not look forward to it, but you feel better once it’s done. And like the results of a good workout, a well-presented resume can help you keep your career in shape. But when writing a resume, what works and what doesn’t? We thought we’d turn to Monster members like you for advice. Here ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    5 Easy Steps to Declutter Your Resume

    By Kim Isaacs, Monster Resume Expert  In preparation for a job search, you dust off your old resume and tack on your most recent job, new skills and training. But without editing or deleting old information, your resume becomes a hodgepodge of outdated accomplishments, awards and skills. It's time to declutter your resume. Clean up your act in these five ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    5 Signs Your Resumé is Passé

    5 Signs Your Resumé is Passé
    The workplace is not what it was five years ago. Neither is the job hunt. The most successful candidates are those who are ready and willing to adapt to a changing landscape. But it doesn’t matter how ready you are for the modern workplace if your resumé’s straight out of 1994. And sometimes, it's the most minute details that make all ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    How to Get an Employer’s Attention in 20 Seconds

    How to Get an Employer’s Attention in 20 Seconds
    I review a lot of resumes, and they often land in my mailbox with the exact same titles: resume.doc or resume.pdf. Can you say boring? Try these alternatives to stand out as an interesting candidate: 1. Your Name Resume.doc — This minimum level of personalization ensures your resume will remain attached to your application. 2. Your Name Resume December 2010.doc — ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +26
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    Five Resume Tips for College Students

    Five Resume Tips for College Students
    You’re still in college, and the world of work can wait a few years. So who needs a resume? You do. Armed with a well-constructed resume, you will be prepared for potential opportunities throughout your time in college. These include seasonal, part-time and temporary work, as well as assistantships, internships and fellowships. Another plus: You’ll be ready to update your resume ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Your Resume's Look Is as Important as Its Content

    Your Resume's Look Is as Important as Its Content
    Imagine you're an employer and you have two resumes in front of you. One is filled wall-to-wall with text and uses four different fonts. It's also peppered with dozens of bolded, italicized and underlined words and phrases. The second resume also offers a lot of information, but you can quickly scan the document, because it makes good use of white space, ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Resume Example: Elementary School Teacher

    LINDA R. BLOOMBERG 11 Main St. Sometown, IN 47000 (555) 555-5555 linda@somedomain.com CERTIFIED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER (Grades K-6) Dedicated elementary teacher eager to resume full-time teaching career (currently a substitute for the Sometown PSD). Offer a proven track record of commended performance teaching grades K-6, with a passion for education and an unwavering commitment to optimizing student and school success. CORE ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Resume Example: Receptionist

    AVERY JONES 5800 Park Drive, #37 Sometown, IA 57000 Home: (555) 555-5555 someone@somedomain.com RECEPTIONIST Customer Service Expert * MS Office "Power User" * Adept Written/Verbal Communicator KEY SKILLS Office Skills: * Telephone & Front Desk Reception * Customer Service * Filing * Database & Records Management * Executive & Administrative Support * Reports & Spreadsheets * Complaint Handling * Data Entry ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Entry-Level Resume Dilemma: Recent College Graduate

    Entry-Level Resume Dilemma: Recent College Graduate
    You've spent four years or more building your knowledge and perhaps even earned a high GPA. So why aren't employers clamoring for your services? The problem you and other new graduates face is that hiring managers are more interested in what you can do for them than what you did in school. So use your resume to convince employers that your ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Sample Resume for a Financial Analyst

    To be the successful job candidate in any field, it helps to have a comprehensive resume. View our sample resume for a financial analyst below: PEYTON A. GARRETT 5127 “Q” Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15122 H: 412.555.1595 pagarret@myisp.net QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY Detail-oriented Senior Financial Analyst with background leveraging CPA credentials and hands- on experience in quantitative / statistical analysis, budgeting, accounting, and forecasting. ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Spring Cleaning for Your Resume

    Spring Cleaning for Your Resume
    This article originally appeared on Monster.com.  Spring is in the air. It's the time of year when you wipe off the winter dust and let the sun shine in. Before you get all excited (yeah, right) about tackling the filth in your home, grab your resume and a pen. The first cleanup project this year should be your resume. The ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3

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