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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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    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 about 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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    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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