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Location, location, location – it’s what makes or breaks a resume

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: August 6, 2013 at 10:57 am

Most of us have heard real estate agents say that what makes one house sell faster than another is location, location, location. The same holds true for why one candidate’s resume is read when others – countless others – are dismissed. It all has to do with how you present your data, where you locate this... » Read Full Article

Is it Wrong to Hire a Professional Resume Writer?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: July 26, 2013 at 2:00 am

Like all industries, professional resume writing has its detractors. A recent article in US News makes the case against hiring a professional to do the work. What’s Wrong with Hiring a Professional? The article poses these points: It’s unethical, much like having someone write your college application essay. Employers use resumes not only to determine work... » Read Full Article

Words to Avoid on Your Resume

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: February 19, 2013 at 8:18 am

When you consider that each hiring manager sees hundreds, if not thousands, of resumes a year, you have to take into account that some wording will lose its impact and meaning when used repeatedly by countless individuals. A recent article in PR Daily News focused on problematic words and phrases. The article quoted a survey developed... » Read Full Article

This might be the best time of year for a jobseeker

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: November 27, 2012 at 10:05 am

Think about it. Most individuals face holiday job hunting with an attitude that could best be called defeatist. “Why bother getting my resume together during November and December? No one’s hiring now. It’s time to party. I’ll wait till January. All the good jobs will be posted then.” – or – “I’ve been at this... » Read Full Article

Do You Know What Constitutes an Effective Resume?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: October 16, 2012 at 10:28 am

Most of us know when our resumes need to be refreshed or overhauled completely. However, do you know that updating your resume isn’t as simple as adding new job duties or removing old material that might date you unnecessarily? There is a proven method to creating the most effective resume possible, and at ResumeEdge we... » Read Full Article

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