How to Deal with Employment Gaps in Your Resume

Eat Your Career

A participant in our recent Q&A session asked: “CVs (or resumes) are often rejected by recruiters for having career gaps. “CVs (or resumes) are often times rejected by recruiters for having career gaps. I recommend against functional resumes.

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Considering Working with a Resume Writer? Read This First

Eat Your Career

For many years, as a career coach, I offered resume writing services. And I don’t mind telling you that I was a darned fine resume writer. The first thing you should know is this: Many (if not most) resume writers are not skilled in the craft. Job Search Resume

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3 Ways to Tailor Your Resume for an Employer

On The Job

If you're not tailoring your resume to a specific job, it could be why you're not getting any responses to your application. It's long been said that hiring managers don't spend more than seconds looking at a resume, and if they don't see details that match their needs, they move on.

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Resume Parsing 101: Top Benefits Of Using A Resume Parser

Recruit CRM

Understanding resume parsing is not that difficult if you're already working in the recruitment sector for years. A resume parser is nothing but a software program that is generally (in most cases) pre-installed with your Applicant Tracking System (ATS).

Eye-Catching Resumes

Job Advice Blog

Let me start by saying that unless you’re applying for a graphic designing job, making your resume look fancy ensures that the only thing catching your resume will be the recycling bin. Not a day goes by when I don’t see at least one groan-inducing resume. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Creative resume Jeff LeFevre JTL Services Resume

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How to Hide Your Age on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

As a career coach and professional resume writer , I work with a lot of “older” job seekers. So, when people ask me how you hide your age on your resume, I understand where they’re coming from—even if I find the question a little silly. Hiding your age on your resume is not necessarily a smart move, for a number of reasons. Still, if you’re concerned about age discrimination in your job search, it doesn’t hurt to de-emphasize your age on your resume.

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How to List Skills Gained Outside of Work on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

Past work experience is, of course, the most important part of your resume. Can you include those skills on a resume, and if so, how? You may be a fantastic pottery maker, but if that’s not a skill needed for this job, you probably shouldn’t waste space on your resume with that information. As a professional resume writer , I’ve occasionally worked with people who had very impressive accomplishments outside of work (athletic champions, award-winning artists, etc.).

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Understanding the New Social Resume

Eat Your Career

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around. Note: These new resources DO NOT replace the traditional paper resume. The post Understanding the New Social Resume appeared first on Eat Your Career. Video resume social mediaWell, I addressed this very topic in my recent interview on Fox 31 Denver’s Good Day Colorado.

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4 Ways to Overcome That Gap on Your Resume

Entrepreneur.com

Sometimes career gaps are inevitable, but they can also be used to your advantage during the job search. Success Strategies

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How To: Build a “Beyond Resume”

AdminUniverse

Even before you have decided to relocate your skills to another workplace, you should have your resume ready to go. By keeping your resume updated consistently, you ensure that you are always ready at a moment’s notice to.

5 Tips for Writing a Compelling Digital Resume

Job Advice Blog

With employers getting smarter, your resume should not just be about impressing the hiring manager. You resume should be such that a computer can also read it. Now, keeping this in mind, follow the 5 tips given below to write your digital resume. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Hiring Jeff LeFevre Jobs JTL Services Resume resumes Search FirmThis is the electronic part of the hiring process.

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Mark Zuckerberg Has Resumed Selling Stocks After One-Year Stop

Entrepreneur.com

According to data from the Security and Exchange Commission, Mark Zuckerberg has been selling Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) shares every day since November. Finance

How to Write an Executive Resume

On The Job

While that’s true to some extent, you still cannot avoid putting together an executive resume – and that resume is a key element in your successful quest for the position. Of course, an executive resume is often different than one where someone is applying for an entry-level job or a mid-level position. As a recruiter or hiring manager reads your resume, they want to know, ‘Can you do what I need done?'” writes Lisa Rangel of Chameleon Resume.

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Create a Resume or CV Free Online

Ian's Messy Desk

If you’re looking for help or ideas for creating a resume or writing a cover letter, CVrite is a website aimed at assisting job seekers with CV and resumé preparation. a free online resume or CV creator (accessible from the home page). 100s of free Articles & Tips, plus resume and cover letter examples. There is an extensive selection of templates, examples and articles to help build an effective resume or CV.

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Protect your resume

Job Advice Blog

As a job candidate you need to make sure that no one is sending your resume to a company without your permission! That means your recruiter needs to tell you the name of the company that they want to send your resume to. Three good reason are: Has your resume been submitted to ABC Company [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre

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One Thing You Must Do With Any Resume

On The Job

Fashion experts often advise that any outfit will look much better if you have it tailored – and that advice holds true for resumes as well. When you build a resume , know that a tailored one is going to be one that “fits” the needs of a particular employer. Tailoring your resume makes you look much more desirable as a job candidate. Also: tailoring a resume to each and every job you apply to is an absolute must. Unsure of how to tailor a resume for a specific job?

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A guaranteed tactic to ensure that your resume will not be looked at!

Job Advice Blog

I see it all the time and wonder if some people are totally clueless when it comes to putting a resume together. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Resume resume advice Possibly they have been at one job for a very long time and think that proclamations like these will appeal to hiring managers. I have been in the hiring business for 15 plus [.].

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10 Reasons Why Your Resume is a Fail

On The Job

Sitting down to build a resume may be tougher than you initially think. There’s a lot to consider: for example, have how many skills should you list on a resume? To improve your chances of your resume making an impression (and getting into human hands), you need to avoid some of the most common resume mistakes: 1. To sharpen your resume’s focus, include a summary at the top, underneath your header.

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5 Things to Take Off Your Resume Right Now

On The Job

It can be daunting to write a resume. Second, you're never sure what to include or omit on a resume -- what if an employer really does care that you have a Goldendoodle? It's why many people recycle the same resume over and over, no matter that it's been five years since it's been updated in a meaningful way or that it's the same resume used to apply for a job as an airline pilot and as a bartender. First, it's a lot of work.

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Is It OK to Fudge the Truth on a Resume?

On The Job

Is it really a big deal to lie on a resume? Nearly 35 percent of resumes are estimated to contain blatant lies about education, experience or the skills to perform a specific job. Of course, as employers have become savvier about lies on resumes, job seekers have become more adept at trying to fudge the truth. But according to the way your resume phrases your accomplishments and skills, and the way you answer interview questions, you're very qualified to run the steel plant.

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Preparing Your Resume

Laughing all the Way to Work

One of the things I remember, and have put to good use, was a workshop on resume writing. I hope this will help you to write your resume if you are looking for a job or if you just need to update your old resume. In resume writing it is suggested that any experience over 10 years is too old to put on your resume. And no need to list your duties as that is considered old-style resume writing. Here is an example of a resume.

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Resume Proofreading Tips

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Resume Proofreading Tips On May 30, 2010, In Resume Writing by Debra Wheatman , By CareersDoneWrite.com 0 We all know how important it is to ensure the final résumé product is perfect. Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it.

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How to Ensure That Your Resume-Writing Guarantees You a Job

Job Advice Blog

It is a mad rat race for landing the handful of the most coveted jobs available in the market and you will need to ensure that your resume does half the hard work when it comes to job hunting. For this, your resume should be so good that you land interview calls in multiple places [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice JTL Services Resume Tips

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Worried About Your Online Resume?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Worried About Your Online Resume? Resume Rabbit will make all of this disappear. You have the option of keeping your identity confidential or if the particular job site doesn’t allow for this, Resume Rabbit will replace your personal information with something that’s not identifiable. By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 26, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you worried about online identity theft online?

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Writing a Resume that Matters

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection Writing a Resume that Matters On May 12, 2010, In Resume Writing by Debra Wheatman , By CareersDoneWrite.com 2 Writing your own résumé can be a real challenge.

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My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection My Resume Is Ready. What Now? On June 12, 2010, In Interview Skills by Alex Freund , By Alex Freund 0 People in transition or those who contemplate making a job change should not start dispersing their résumés all over the place before those résumés are up to snuff.

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4 Social Resume Strategies to Help You Get Seen and Get Hired

Eat Your Career

If you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around recently and wondered what it’s all about, you’re in the right place. A social resume is not so much an actual thing; rather it’s a variety of things. While these tools aren’t a replacement for the traditional resume, they can be a helpful addition to the job search process. Here are a few things you should know for tapping into the power of the social resume. career transition job search resume

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The Skills to Include on a Resume -- and the Ones to Leave Out

On The Job

Jobseekers often put a lot of time and effort into their resumes, extensively noting skills acquired via work experience and education. skills per job ad, jobseeker resumes list an average of only 13 skills. Specifically, resumes only match 59 percent of hard skills and 62 percent of soft skills listed in job ads. There’s a famous line from the 1967 movie Cool Hand Luke that says: “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.”

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It is the resume that is holding you back

Job Advice Blog

Despite that, vis a vis other outstanding resumes it pales and is ineffective. In order for your resume to propel you to the point that somebody considers you as a potential candidate is has to have [.]. Could this be? After all it worked in past and others who helped you with it made significant improvements. Interview Skills by Alex Freund

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Updating Your Resume: Signs It’s Time to Polish the Ol’ Skills

Small Business CEO

You’re back on the job market, sending out your resume to multiple jobs a day, but you’re not getting any bites. In fact, your problem might be something as simple as not updating your resume. Just like our social networks and our car registration, it’s important to make sure your resume is always up to date with your recent experience, your modern skills, and the most complete version of the current you.… Management careers resume

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Is Your Resume Working As Hard As It Should? And How Do You Fix It?

Job Advice Blog

Continuing the series of putting your job search through the scrutiny of a performance review, let’s talk about resumes. I look at resumes all the time, either from jobseekers like you looking for help, or for the occasional small business recruiting gigs I do. Resume Writing by Melanie SzluchaI also have 15+ years of experience of hiring people to [.].

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The Best Assistant Interview Tips

Office Dynamics

So, how do you stand out in a saturated market in which employers are receiving resumes by the minute? In this blog, we will cover a few resume and… Career Management Etiquette Interpersonal Skills Networking Self Development interview advice interview tips resume

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To Be or Not to Be: How to find yourself a Genuine Resume Writer

Who's the Real Boss?

Giving my business a very different focus these last two years, I have been exploring the professional side of Resume Writing and professionalising of other people’s brands, putting my years of experience and qualifications in both writing and recruitment training, to good use.

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Get Rid of the Big Fat Lies -- and the Little Skinny Ones -- on Your Resume

On The Job

Right now, I want you to look at your resume. Or maybe you started padding the resume so long ago you're not sure anymore what's true and what's not. Already, employers are being advised on how to spot resume fraud , and with the glut of candidates on the market, employers have the luxury of not only taking time to vet candidates thoroughly, but making certain that they know exactly who they are hiring. "Welcome, Ms. Smith. Please have a seat." Thank you.

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Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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Two-for-One Sale: Get Your Interview Tips Now!

On The Job

I sent out a HARO request the other day asking for input on resume do's and dont's. I was flooded with so many good suggestions I couldn't use them all for my Gannett News Service and USAToday.com column, so I'm offering you a great deal today: Super resume advice at no cost to you! (I Anyway, I'll let these people tell you in their own words what you can do to help you in your job search: "One of my pet peeves is extremely vague objective (resume)statements.

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We Hired Him!

Job Advice Blog

→ Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Raleigh Recruiter Resume help StaffingIf you have been following JTL Services, Inc.’s s online presence through our jobadviceblog.com site, then you may have noticed a few changes.

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Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

Job Advice Blog

Millennial Corner JTL Services LinkedIn Online Profile using keywords in resumesWhen you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into [.]. The post Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Free Job Advice Blog.

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Rejection in the Job Search is Like Rejection in Dating

Job Advice Blog

Resume Writing by Melanie SzluchaRejection in The Job Search is Like Rejection in Dating.

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How to Talk About Getting Fired In An Interview

Job Advice Blog

Resume Writing by Melanie SzluchaHow To Talk About Getting Fired In An Interview.

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UNAM returns to face-to-face classes

Entrepreneur.com

The maximum house of studies of Mexico gave its endorsement so that the activities in the states with yellow traffic light are resumed.

Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

Job Advice Blog

Millennial Corner JTL Services LinkedIn Online Profile using keywords in resumesWhen you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into its own with Myspace and sites like it? Those sites created the “stranger danger” line of thinking. In those days, you had to keep anything […]. The post Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile appeared first on JTL Services Inc.

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