Entries Tagged as 'Resume Tips'

Do You Have “Red Flags” on Your Resume?

Resume Tips

 You’ve spent a lot of time creating your resume. Spend a few more minutes being sure there are no “red flags” that could sabotage a potential interview!

·  Your resume should never be titled "RESUME."

·  Skip the “Objective” unless it is specific to the type of job you are seeking. Never say, “I’m seeking a job with a growing, stable company where I can use my skills.” Who isn’t?

·  Don’t use colored paper. Use a good white bond for your printed copies.

·  Don’t use unusual fonts or script. Make your resume as easy to read as possible.

·  Check to be sure your contact numbers are all working and that your address is current.

·  Don’t use wacky personal email address like princessleah@hotmail.com.

·  Have someone else read your resume to be sure there are NO grammatical errors.

·  Have someone else read your resume to be sure that it clearly presents your skills and experience.

·  Be sure that all of your employment dates are correct and easy to find.

A resume is your chance to make a first impression. Don't be fancy, be factual! Errors on your resume will have you ending up in the trash, not the corner office. - Meredith Clem - Sr.Recruiter/Division Manager

25 Tips for Creating a Great Resume

Resume Tips


On average, employers spend less than 30 seconds scanning each resume.  Make sure that your resume content catches their attention and conveys why you are a candidate worth interviewing.

Read our 25 Tips for Creating a Great Resume.


One Resume Change That Will Significantly Increase Your Results

Career Tips , Hiring Decision Makers , Resume Tips

9 out of 10 resumes end up in the trash because 85% of hiring managers read only the top ½ of page one of your resume. Therefore, placing a concise, branded statement at the top of your resume tells the prospective employer what your specialty is, and this just may offer you a higher chance to land your resume on the hiring manager’s desk rather than in the closest trash can.


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Job Seekers - Stand out from the crowd.

Interview Tips , Resume Tips

A feature is a fact about you -- experience, skills, education, etc.
A benefit is why an employer should care.


Staffing Agency = Good Business; What’s in it for the Candidate

Hiring Decision Makers , Interview Tips , Management Tips , Resume Tips

Good recruiters take value in their candidates and will...


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