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  • Don’t Talk About Weight Loss on Your Resume

    We see a lot of resumes. That means we see some really interesting stuff on resumes. The most recent one that caught our eye was a paragraph on how the job seeker had lost weight, along with specifics on his current body fat percentage. Maybe this job seeker thinks it’s rele… more

  • Veterans Don’t Dilute Your Resume, Distill It

    Flowery, fluffy, fantastic words and phrases. It may be writing to the awards board to make sure a subordinate’s "diligent effort to single handedly ensure the command passed the inspection with unprecedented results" gets them an award. Or writing to the promotion board about … more

  • 5 Data Points for the Top of Your Resume

    Job seekers and recruiters can both be frustrated with the job search process. At times we blame technology, but often it's the data we provide the technology that can be a big part of the problem. The old adage of “garbage in, garbage out” applies to job search just as it d… more

  • 3 Tips to Improve Your Resume Now

    What were the top three take-aways from the resume reviews at recent ClearedJobs.Net Cleared Job Fairs? Tip 1: Get Critical Info Right Up Top The top third of the first page is ‘ golden’  space to sell yourself so a hiring manager or recruiter will look at your resume … more

  • Five Little Resume Mistakes that Tell Employers You’re a Risk

    To the best of your knowledge, your resume is perfect. You ran it through the spell checker three times just to make sure it didn’t miss anything the first two times. You even had your uncle Dave look it over because he hired a guy once and he knows a thing or two about resumes… more