Resume

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How to Improve Your Resume

Creating an effective resume can be tricky, but it’s crucial for getting noticed by recruiters and hiring managers. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to make your resume more professional and marketable. Consider the perspective of recruiters and hiring managers as you’re making your resume. They like resumes that are skim-able, easy-to-understand,(…)

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How to Write a Resume As an Older Job Seeker

Resume advice is often oriented towards younger workers just entering the job market, whose most significant accomplishment may be their college graduation and who have likely had little substantial work experience. However, older job seekers re-entering the workforce or applying for a new job at an age after many of their peers have retired will(…)

Word resume tips: Using style sheets, shapes and text boxes for a professional look

Updating your résumé means more than refreshing the information. You also need to reformat the document with new typefaces, graphical elements, and page design. Failure to modernize these elements can actually reveal as much about you as the biographical data. Take the fonts, for instance. Times Roman and Helvetica were popular 1980s typefaces. Arial and Bookman(…)