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Category: Build a Better Resume

Tips to Write a Student Resume

RESUME WRITER: Dodie T.
CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: December 19, 2014 at 12:10 pm

Whether you are embarking on your first semester in college or preparing for graduation, now is the time to think about crafting a well-written resume. Like those with strong work histories, students should also focus on the skills and abilities they bring to a potential employer—including their accomplishments. Students might look at different accomplishments than... » Read Full Article

Why Downplay Your Resume?

RESUME WRITER: Dodie T.
CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: October 16, 2014 at 11:10 am

While some job seekers venture into the process like a seasoned diver—head first and ready to plunge right in—others prefer to take a more cautious approach and test the waters first. Some individuals know that they must begin circulating their resume either in paper form, electronic form, or through social media, but they want to... » Read Full Article

Resume Formats—Which to Use?

RESUME WRITER: Dodie T.
CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: August 21, 2014 at 12:54 pm

It’s time to put together your resume. You’ve reviewed your work history, assessed your skills, abilities, and strengths, and compiled examples of your quantified accomplishments. The next question is, “what format do I use?” While each person is unique and should have a resume tailored to their needs, there are three general formats that are... » Read Full Article

MAKE YOUR RESUME A JOURNAL OF YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS

RESUME WRITER: Bea N.
CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: December 26, 2013 at 11:10 am

MAKE YOUR RESUME A JOURNAL OF YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS Writing a resume can be tricky today. The competition is tough, with hundreds of job seekers competing for the same position. If you want to be placed high on a recruiter or hiring manager’s “Must See” list and stand out in a crowd, start by showcasing your... » Read Full Article

How to Create Your Career Change Resume

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 11, 2013 at 2:11 pm

So you’ve decided to take your career in a new direction. In a sea of competing job seekers, how do you make sure your resume stands out?  How are you going to convince an employer to take a chance on you? What skills can I transfer? The first question you should ask yourself is, “What... » Read Full Article

Overqualified? Underqualified? What’s the Best Resume for You?

RESUME WRITER: Lou H.
CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: November 5, 2013 at 8:23 am

by Lou H, ResumeEdge Certified Writer, CPRW Whether you find yourself overqualified or under-qualified for a position you want to apply for, the best way to approach your resume is to focus on how your unique knowledge/skills/expertise can help the potential employer. Dovetail your background with the position responsibilities to fit the company’s needs. Make... » Read Full Article

Three Steps to an Outstanding Engineering Resume

RESUME WRITER: Vicki H.
CATEGORY: Build a Better Resume
POSTED: October 15, 2013 at 8:58 am

by Vicki H, ResumeEdge Certified Writer – Engineers are trained to put all of the elements of a solution together, and often produce exciting results. Engineers launch spacecraft, obtain patents, and master tough algorithms all before breakfast. But when it comes to the design and development of engineering resumes, sometimes complex and multi-faceted careers can... » Read Full Article