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When you’re trying to land IT contract jobs or permanent positions, you need to make sure your resume stands out for the right reasons. Not only do you have to craft it to get past any automated screening software. It also needs to be compelling in the eyes of the hiring manager. Regretfully, certain details […]

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When it comes to updating a resume, most professionals don’t give it much thought until they are preparing to launch a job search. Often, this seems like a reasonable approach. This is mainly because if you aren’t seeking out new opportunities, your resume isn’t going to be seen by a hiring manager. However, waiting to […]

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When you’re trying to land a new job, your goal is usually to position yourself as an ideal candidate. In most cases, job seekers focus on showcasing accomplishments on their resume that align with the role. However, for some, it involves deception. Many candidates wonder if lying on a resume is actually an issue. Whether […]

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When pharmaceutical professionals launch a job search, they sometimes underestimate the importance of their resumes. Simply attaching the same version you did the last time you applied for a job can be a major misstep. If you want to craft an attention-grabbing resume for a pharmaceutical job, here’s what you need to know.  Your resume must be honest and accurate, but it’s important that it specifically addresses the points […]

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Today, the job market is competitive. Many professionals were laid off during the early days of COVID-19, and others are joining them weekly, causing the number of job seekers to soar. Additionally, the new year is traditionally a time when professionals reflect on their career and decide to make a change, causing them to launch […]

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Certain resume issues are relatively commonplace. However, even if they are relatively prevalent among the workforce, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t avoid them.   By addressing the resume problems, you can increase the odds that the hiring manager will view you as an exceptional candidate. If you are wondering what issues you may need to handle, […]

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Writing a compelling resume is always a challenging undertaking. However, when you have no relevant work experience, it’s even more challenging. Figuring out how to showcase your capabilities as a first-time job seeker or professional making a career change requires finesse. Luckily, it’s isn’t as difficult as it may seem.   It is possible to position […]

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Figuring out how long your resume should be isn’t always easy. Many professionals believe that they have to cram everything onto a single page. Others think that the length doesn’t matter, as long as the content is relevant.   While a one-page resume is appropriate in some cases, there are plenty of situations where a longer resume is the right […]

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Your resume is often the first impression you make on a hiring manager. While you want to put your best foot forward, it’s important that what you include isn’t considered misleading. Otherwise, the hiring manager may view the misstep as dishonesty once it is discovered.   Essentially, if a potential detail on your resume could be […]

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In the early stages of your career, you usually feature all of your past jobs on your resume. However, once you cross the 10-year mark, you may start to wonder whether all of those positions are giving you an edge. This is especially true if fitting everything onto a two-page resume is becoming difficult, or not all of the jobs were […]