Tag: Resume

Jun 29

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – The Resume DNA

Two things came together to make this week happen. First and foremost were the requests from people that ask what they are doing wrong in their job search. I also felt a need to return to a “theme week” and cover one topic more completely by taking a five-day look from different angles. Many job …

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Jun 28

How To Make Your Resume Fit and the Tailor It Swiftly Methods

All of this talk about resumes, how to write them, how to use them, and how to fix them is dangerously close to creating an expectation in the eyes of some job seekers that if you only could just find that right format and style that the Fairy Godjobber will wand you and POOF you …

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Jun 27

How To Know If Your Resume Needs Help and Where To Get It

Cut to the chase… your resume always needs help, so you already know how to know if you need help. Do you have a resume? Then you need help. This is particularly true if you wrote it yourself having no background in resume writing, had a half-assed self-proclaimed professional do it for you, or got …

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Jun 26

How To Use Your Resume and When To Do It

Nobody ever reads the instruction manual, but resumes don’t come with details anyway. Instructions on how to use a resume would almost seem to be unnecessary, but there are some very wrong things that people do with them. Underexposure is one culprit. The best resume in the world will not be of any help if …

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Jun 24

Why the Resume is Not Dead and Why You Still Need One

There is an abundance of free advice for job seekers online and a significant amount of it is pure crap. Crowdsourcing for best answers requires a high degree of fine tuning the crap filters to get rid of the outliers of reality. In order to be bold and daring many futuristic thinking individuals have created …

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