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    Avoid Resume Analysis Paralysis

    Avoid Resume Analysis Paralysis
    Could you have resume-itis? Resume-itis is “a mental condition where the job seeker assumes that all problems with their job search can easily be solved by changing a few words on their resume,” says Patricia Phillips, executive director of career management at the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business. Pennsylvania career consultant Ford Myers calls it something else: Analysis ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Federal Resume Writing Checklist

    Federal Resume Writing Checklist
    A federal resume is a tool for gaining or advancing one’s career in the government arena. At its core, it is similar to the standard private sector resume. However key differences exist in the type and amount of information provided. Therefore, in order to be successful with federal employment, it is necessary to be mindful of these differences. Application Differences Unlike ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Military to Federal Resume Tips

    Military to Federal Resume Tips
    After leaving the military, many servicemen and women must find their first private-industry job or consider using their combat experience to advance their previous careers. One of the most difficult challenges in making this transition is translating military experience into marketable private-industry skills on your resume. Military experience can be simplified by the following four straightforward principles: [gate] h3. Skip the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Five Resume Mistakes You Should Avoid

    Five Resume Mistakes You Should Avoid
    Everyone’s made a mistake or three at one point or another in their career. The mistakes that sting the most are ones that can cost a job, or a potential job. My mistake involves a resume with a typo. Over the course of a few months I interviewed several times with the same company. Prior to my final interview, the HR ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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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: +11
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    Get Your Military Resume in Shape for a Civilian Job Search

    You're leaving the service and are faced with the daunting task of developing your resume. Your military career is filled with accomplishments, but even the most decorated veteran needs to figure out how to effectively communicate and sell those successes in civilian terms. Follow these tips to draft a high-impact resume that shows how your military experience is transferable to a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Cover Letter Tips for New Graduates

    The employment outlook for new graduates is still gloomy, but you have a good chance of landing a job if you launch an aggressive search. A well-crafted cover letter should be part of this proactive strategy -- experts say that customizing your letter can open doors to new opportunities. Here’s how. Know the Employer While distributing the same cover letter to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    How Are Federal Resumes Different?

    How Are Federal Resumes Different?
    How are Federal Government resumes different then your usual job resume? We've got the answers for you. _Monster member twilliams 406 asks_: I have a private-sector resume that I think looks pretty good; can I keep anything from it when I write my federal resume, or is it better to start from scratch? _The Federal Career Coach responds_: You might be ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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