resume advice

Resume Writing: Old School vs New School

When it comes to writing your resume, there's a lot of old and outdated advice out there. But not all the “old” ways are necessarily irrelevant and not all of the shiny new resume trends are worth following blindly. Let’s take a walk through the different stages of preparing your resume and compare what traditional [...]

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Why Comic Sans Can Prevent You from Getting Hired: A List of Little Known Resume Mistakes

When someone is reviewing your resume, you only have a few short seconds to make a positive impression. In this time, you should effectively do everything within your power to captivate your reader, which doesn't include any of the following common but little known resume mistakes. Weird or Small Fonts Even though Comic Sans or Papyrus [...]

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Bad Resume Advice You Should Ignore

There’s so much resume advice out there for job seekers, just googling “resume advice” returns over 158 MILLION results. Yikes! Plus there are those pearls of wisdom from your mum, your dad, your professor, your neighbour, your old colleague… the list goes on.   Unfortunately most of the advice out there is either outdated or [...]

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Ask A Recruiter: How do I rescue my resume?

We review hundreds of resumes daily and are constantly asked by job seekers what improvements need to be made to rescue them from the rejection pile. So for today’s Ask A Recruiter we've collected our top tips to rescue your resume from some of the most common pitfalls. Objective Resume needs to “SELL” not “TELL”. If [...]

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