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Hot Tech Skills Bend Resume-Writing Rules

What grabbed the recruiter’s eye was the security pro’s certification, on top of his resume and smack dab in front of her face. Read the story.

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Ditch Your Resume’s Eyebrow-Raising Accomplishments

Some career results are so over-the-top or irrelevant, they can skew your job chances. Read the story here.

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Refresh Your Resume for 2011 Before You Have To

The new year is the perfect to time to reflect on milestones, refresh the accomplishments and performance numbers and put it all down in your resume, should you need one in 2011. Check out the full story here.

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The Resume Match Is Up to You

Don’t expect the resume screener to be an expert. It’s up to you (and your resume) to direct the conversation that will match you to the job. Check out the full story on TheLadders.

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Is Your Resume Old-fashioned?

Resume length, font, and an old-fogey e-mail address are just a few ways to label yourself as antiquated. Read the full story here.

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Resume Trick or Treat

Here’s how recruiters and hiring managers sniff out resume facts from fiction: the full story’s here.

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Smoothing Out a Bumpy Work History

Ten jobs in 10 years might make a job seeker look like a job hopper or a committed consultant, depending on how the resume presents work history. Read the full story here.

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The 24-Step Modern Resume

Resume Checklist: Follow these best practices to ensure your resume gets through the spam filter, applicant tracking system, and to the recruiters and hiring managers. Read the full story.

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Mining Unique Traits for Your Resume

Here’s how to discover your best, your subtlest, or even your most eccentric traits and communicate them on a resume. Read the story.

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Hey interview subjects, you’re likely in print now!

TheLadders has published a book, “You’re Better Than Your Job Search,” that reprints quite a few of the resume articles I’ve written for them over the past few years. Unfortunately, they stripped my byline from my stories, but if you pick up the book, the “Your Resume” section reprints some of the invaluable input I’ve […]

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