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Try Using These Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

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Everyone wants their resume to stand out from the crowd. While your job-specific skills are the most important factor, how you describe those skills matters. Thoughtful, powerful word choice can turn a good resume into a great one. And strong descriptions of work experience—descriptions that catch a recruiter’s eye—start with action verbs. Why Use Action […]

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4 Old Resume Rules to Ignore

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Your resume is a core element of your job application, and because it’s usually the first thing employers see, you want to get it right. But as career norms evolve, so too do resume norms. Dana Leavy-Detrick, founder and chief creative scribe of Brooklyn Resume Studio and a former recruiter and career coach, has spent […]

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How to Explain a Career Gap on Your Resume

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Even if you have expertly prepped for an interview, stress over how to address a resume gap can be enough to throw you off your game. But as long as you follow some of our helpful tips below, you should have no trouble responding to this tricky question with ease. Be honest and authentic while […]

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The Only Resume Cheat Sheet You’ll Ever Need

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A lot goes into drafting a good resume. You’ll want to make sure you’re using the best format to showcase your skills and achievements, that you’ve carefully edited each section, and that the information you include is relevant to the position for which you’re applying. And while your resume should be unique to you and […]

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