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Land Your Dream Job: Our Top 10 Resume Articles

Need help with your resume? Learn exactly what makes a good resume, how to optimize your resume for applicant tracking systems, and how to improve your job application strategy with these articles!


Ten Things NOT to Put on a Resume

Here are 10 things you should never put on your executive resume. Include any of these elements, and you place yourself at risk of being eliminated from the applicant pool. Should you include a photo on your resume? References? Objective? We'll explain!

The Best Ways to Get a Job [Research-Based]

We analyze 2019 recruiting and job application trends to understand which application methods help candidates land job offers. Is it more effective to apply for jobs online or to leverage recruiters? What percentage of candidates who apply online actually get hired?

Top 3 Ways to Nail Your Skype Interview

These top 3 Skype interview tips will help you nail your next virtual interview! Skype, FaceTime, and HireVue interviews can save time for both candidates and companies, but if you have never had one before, they can also be a bit stressful.

Choosing a Top Executive Resume Writer

Should you hire a resume writer? Are professional resume services worth it? We know you might be hesitant to trust a third party with such a personal, important document. In this post, we address whether professional resume services are worth it, how the process works, and how to choose a qualified executive resume writer.

How To Tailor Your Resume to a Specific Job

You may have heard about the importance of optimizing your resume for applicant tracking systems (ATS), but how exactly do you go about doing so? We explain how to optimize a resume for applicant tracking software and tailor it to specific roles.

Vice President of Real Estate Resume Sample [10 Reasons It Works]

Analyze this resume sample for a Vice President of Real Estate and Development Finance to see what makes it effective and to help you improve your own resume! Here are ten reasons why this candidate's resume is effective.

How to Optimize Your Resume and LinkedIn for a Career Switch

If you're looking to make a significant career switch, implement these tips to help you optimize your resume and LinkedIn. Jumping from Finance to HR or from marketing to journalism, for example, can be a challenge. With the right strategy, you can maximize your odds of a smooth career transition.

What font should you use on your resume?

In this article, we discuss the best fonts to use on your resume. Because your resume is a personal marketing document, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on what kind of impression the font you choose to use conveys. What does your font say about you?

Top 10 Executive Resume Tips

There is simply no room for sloppiness or careless mistakes in the executive recruitment realm: a minor error can very well cost you a coveted opportunity. Need ways to improve your resume? Before you hit submit, run through our list of top 10 executive resume writing essentials.

Have a gap in employment on your resume?

We’re led to believe that in order to climb the corporate ladder and succeed in our careers, we must continue to climb non-stop. When you take some time out of the workforce, the best way to address an employment gap on your resume is to simply be honest. Remember that progress doesn’t have to be linear.


About Resume Pilots

Resume Pilots is an executive resume writing firm that works with driven, successful applicants at all stages of their careers.

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