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How Do You Handle a Lapse in Employment?

How Do You Handle a Lapse in Employment?

Posted on05. Apr, 2017 by .

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There are a wide variety of reasons for why you might have a lapse of employment on your resume. Job searching can be challenging and finding the right position that works great for the company and yourself can be tricky and requires the right timing. Plus, sometimes people just want to take some time off […]

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Are Resumes Still Needed?

Are Resumes Still Needed?

Posted on24. Jan, 2017 by .

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In this uber connected wold we live in, the static resume we’ve used for years feels a little odd. The majority of us have LinkedIn profiles and many of us can show our body of work by exploring our social networks, online profiles, etc. Do we really need the resume anymore? The short answer is […]

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How to Make Your Resume Pop

How to Make Your Resume Pop

Posted on30. Jun, 2016 by .

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When applying for a position, you are not going to be the only applicant. You will be competing for the position with dozens of other qualified candidates. With so many candidates, it is not unreasonable to fear your resume getting passed over or lost in the mix of things. In order to avoid that from […]

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Simple Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Simple Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on24. May, 2016 by .

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What you need to remember is that when you come to apply for any position at a medical facility, your resume is their first impression of you. You might be the best person for the job but if your resume doesn’t showcase this in the right way, then you will seriously dent your chances of being successful. One […]

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Professional or Executive Resume What’s the Difference

Professional or Executive Resume What’s the Difference

Posted on05. Apr, 2016 by .

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If you do a web search for “professional resume vs executive resume,” you will find an awful lot of stuff out there, but you will not find a universal definition for each role. The definition tends to be different depending on where in the world you are based. In fact, Asian job culture tends to put […]

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Your First Impression Counts Big – Tips For Cover Letters

Your First Impression Counts Big – Tips For Cover Letters

Posted on26. Jan, 2015 by .

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First impressions are huge! The first impression people have of you can keep them from wanting to get to know you better or encourage them to seek you out. Your cover letter is that first impression for your resume and its quality will often determine whether or not that resume gets attention. You want to […]

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I’ve Set Up A LinkedIn Profile, So Do I Still Need a Resume?

I’ve Set Up A LinkedIn Profile, So Do I Still Need a Resume?

Posted on25. Apr, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, Do recruiters still expect a written resume, or is a link to my LinkedIn profile enough? It’s basically the same information and it seems redundant to create a resume. Thanks, Tim G. Dear Tim G., Yes, a written resume is an absolute must and is still expected by recruiters. I actually have a […]

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Do I Need That Graduation Date?

Do I Need That Graduation Date?

Posted on18. Apr, 2014 by .

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Dear Cassie, I’m enjoying your new column and am looking forward to learning more tips! I have a question. I’m putting together a resume for the first time in ages (I’ve been with the same hospital for 23 years), and I’m worried that if I list all of my experience and the date of my […]

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Professional Resume Writing – Can You Do It?

Professional Resume Writing – Can You Do It?

Posted on25. Mar, 2014 by .

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Professional resume objectives/summaries receive a lot of criticism. Some say the goals are usually poorly written, and have no real point. Others say that if it’s well written, then it will make the potential employer continue to read the resume. He or she will know what you wish to attain in your profession and your […]

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References and the Employment Process

References and the Employment Process

Posted on28. Jan, 2014 by .

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References are a critical step in the hiring process. An employer WILL check yours. Most companies will call about 2 or 3 of your references and ask them different questions about you before they decide if you are the right candidate for their position. You need to make sure that your employment references will give […]

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Just How Do Keywords Really Work in a Resume?

Just How Do Keywords Really Work in a Resume?

Posted on12. Nov, 2013 by .

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So many people are put off by the idea of writing a resume, and ignore doing it until the absolute last possible minute, many times when it is too late. Using a resume that is written properly will save you a lot of heartache in the end, though—and is worth the time investment. Taking advantage […]

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