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Powerful Resume Writing

Here are tools and tips for creating a must hire resume.

Resume Components

Your résumé should provide answers to these questions: The header of your résumé should include your name, address, phone number, and email address, if you regularly use it. When submitting a paper version of your résumé, it is visually appealing to use a large font for your name.

Resume Types: Chronological, Functional, Combination, Targeted

There are several basic types of resumes used to apply for job openings. Depending on your personal circumstances, choose a chronological, a functional, combination, or a targeted resume. A chronological resume starts by listing your work history, with the most recent position listed first.

Resume Writing - How to Write a Masterpiece of a Resume

Part 1 - Resume Writing - Write a resume that generates results This award-winning guide to resume writing will teach you to write a resume equal to one done by a top-notch professional writer. It offers examples, format choices, help writing the objective, the summary and other sections, as well as samples of excellent resume writing.

6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Hiring managers and recruiters alike say they've seen more poorly written resumes cross their desks recently than ever before. Attract more interview offers and ensure your resume doesn't eliminate you from consideration by following these six key tips: 1.

How to Make a Resume

How to Make a Resume. A résumé is a self-advertisement that, when done properly, shows how your skills, experience, and achievements match the requirements of the job you want. This guide provides three free samples on which you can base y...

Make Your Resume Stand Out with Action Keywords

Do you need keywords to use in your resume and cover letters? Using the right keywords not only shows what you have accomplished in previous jobs. They also help your job application materials get selected by the software and hiring managers who screen your documents.

Resume Writing Tutorial

A quick overview video on the basics of writing a resume including set up, content, and best practices to get your resume started.

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10 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

10 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

10 Resume mistakes to avoid according to