Why Doesn’t My Resume Get Any Attention? Updates You Can Make to Your Resume

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If your phone isn’t buzzing during a job search, it could be tough to tell if it’s your resume, the labor market, or anything else that’s the problem. If you are applying to jobs for which you are well-qualified, a lack of replies often comes down to a poor resume. Quite a few experienced professionals… Read more »

How to Structure Your Resume When You Know You’re Underqualified for the Job

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How to Structure Your Resume When You Know You’re Underqualified for the Job

If you have most of the core skills listed in a job posting, but you don’t have every single skill a company is looking for, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply for the job. We often encourage job seekers to reach for jobs they may be slightly underqualified for, knowing that employers often use job… Read more »

Why Your Resume Needs Awesome Action Verbs

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  One simple trick to give your resume more life is to use action verbs to describe your past responsibilities and achievements. Words like “assisted” or “evaluated” are action verbs that get straight to the point in telling the reader you “assisted supervisors with training of new employees” or “evaluated standard procedures for inefficiencies.” Action… Read more »