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Category Archives: Resumes

  • Recruiter Nightmares: The Copy and Paste Resume

    “I was told to copy the job description online to ensure key words were in my resume,” is something I often hear from resume clients. Job seekers copy and paste ‘everything’ from the online announcement, but can’t understand why they are ignored. Copying and pastin… more

  • How to Write Your Most Effective Resume

    Our top 10 list of things you must do to write a resume that sells you. Your cleared resume is an advertisement, not your biography. The goal of your resume is to get a hiring manager or recruiter to contact you for an interview. It should only include details that are re… more

  • Resume Basics So Often Missed

    Resumes are tough for most people. We have difficulty figuring out what information to put on, what to leave off, and which advice to listen to. I do resume reviews regularly - for ClearedJobs.Net and others - and in my consulting work read tons of resumes and help hiring manager… more

  • Resumes: Read Yours Out Loud for Proofreading Perfection

    In an age of fast paced communications and grammatical error ridden text messages, we sadly come across typos all the time in our day-to-day lives. While a message sent to a friend containing a typo has few repercussions, one place these errors can make or break you is on your re… more

  • Does Your Resume Slow Down Your Job Search

    Has it been awhile since your last job search? Did you suddenly lose a job? Or have you retired from the military or government service? Have you been searching for months or more? All these seem to contribute to some very common resume mistakes by cleared job seekers. These m… more