Tag Archives: Resume

Tips from Employers for Recent Grads

Last month, I had the fortune to sit down with a handful of recruiters and hiring managers to discuss recruiting entry-level talent.  Through the course of the discussion, many opinions were shared about a variety of recruiting topics, some of … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Interview You…

In July of 2012, I was hiring for an administrative role within my office and received approximately 60 resumes (you may remember my former post on Missing Writing Skills).  Today I want to share my approach to narrowing down a candidate … Continue reading

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Early Career Resume Tips from Employers

Last week at our Career Center Employer Advisory Board meeting, the recruiters and hiring managers in attendance had insights/opinions they wanted to share with students and young alumni about resumes.  Resumes of students and young professionals often contain job entries … Continue reading

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Windshield Resume Writing

Earlier this week, I received an email with a question about using industry specific terminology on a resume.  The author was concerned her resume used too many industry specific acronyms and phrases, and asked if this could be an issue … Continue reading

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Outdated Advice

Still need to print your resume on resume paper?  Are Objective statements necessary? Read 10 Outdated Pieces of Job Search Advice from US News. Be careful when following the advice – the author(s) put some parameters on some of the information. … Continue reading

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Cover Letter Thoughts from a Hiring Manager

These tidbits about cover letters were shared with me today by a hiring manager – they may not always be true, but the information is good food for thought.  His musings: He rarely reads the cover letter, but it is … Continue reading

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Resume Tips

Many job seekers place their resumes online with a variety of job sites.  This tactic has proven successful for some, percentage wise it is still a low success job search strategy, there are a couple of items that can increase … Continue reading

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