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Fool the ATS

How’s this for too much of a good thing? In her former position as director of teacher recruitment for the New York City Department of Education’s 1,600 schools, Tracy Brisson and her staff on a yearly basis handled some 13,000 resumes generated from the Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Even with sophisticated ATS technologies, recruiters still […]

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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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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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