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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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How to Address a Layoff on Your Resume

If you can help it, stay employed; if you can’t, use your resume to work around the issue. Read the story here.

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Sample Resumes for Technology Executives

A tech pro’s resume has to match the speed of this fast-changing industry. Read the full story here.

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9 Resume Tips Hiring Managers Wished Creative Pros Knew

Recruiters from advertising and Web marketing agencies share their advice for would-be job seekers applying for positions in creative fields. Read the story here.

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Resume Advice: Who to Ask

You need resume advice. Do you turn to a recruiter, a career coach, a professional resume writer? What about a professional association or government career center? I talked to professionals from these categories and came up with an insider’s guide to the type of resume guidance you can expect from each of these resources. Read […]

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How Full-Time Parents Can Reclaim a Full-Time Job

You don’t have to be paid for your efforts to list them as work experience on your resume. Check out these tales of full-time parents and how resume professionals helped to frame their experience and skills and get them back to full-time work.

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How to Reapply After a Rejection

Don’t give up! Here’s how to tweak your resume and try again.

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7 Video Resume Tips From a Video Pro

Lights, camera, action! Check out these tips on how to get a professional video seen and provoke the reaction you desire.

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Are Video Resumes Ready for Their Closeup?

Video is one way to stand out, but so is networking, researching the company and writing directly to the right person. Read the story here.

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Trade Up to an Executive Summary

Employers already know your goal is to get a job, so ditch the objective statement and instead write a summary that compels them to read on. This story will lead you through constructing a pithy eye-grabber and gives superlative samples of same.

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