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Monthly Archives: July 2011

15 Tips for Writing Winning Resumes

The thought of writing a resume intimidates almost anyone. It’s difficult to know where to start or what to include. It can seem like an insurmountable task. Here are 15 tips to help you not only tackle the task, but … Continue reading

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21 Ways to Improve Your Resume

Today’s job market requires a highly effective resumé to capture the employer’s attention. Based on the survey I conducted of 600 hiring managers for my Winning Resumés book, here are 21 ways to help you attract employer attention.   1. … Continue reading

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5 Things Never To Put On Your Resume

Your resume should make a hit with your prospective employer. It should include words that reach out, grab your employer by the lapels and shout, “INTERVIEW ME!”   I’m going to tell what to omit–these five items will doom your … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Writing Winning Resume Cover Letters

Writing a good resume cover letter is something you should seriously consider when preparing to send off your resume to potential employers.   Here are seven important cover letter writing tips:   1. Address the individual by name. If you … Continue reading

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Beat the Crowd with Winning Resume Cover Letters

Far too many people underestimate the importance of resume cover letters. In a sense, a well written cover letter works like an agent on your behalf. It tosses a sales pitch for you to the employer, explaining why you should … Continue reading

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Components of a Winning Resume

When Career Resumes writes resumes for individuals, certain information about that person must be present in order for it to be successful. Let’s understand what a resume is supposed to do. It’s NOT to get you a job. It’s to … Continue reading

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Conquer the Cover Letter

Make more of your missive.   A cover letter is really a simple formula. Make your resume wrapper memorable, meaningful and meaty. Think it can’t be done in a single page? We show you how!   Tip 1.  To Thine … Continue reading

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Cover Letters

The first rule of cover letters: Never use a generic cover letter with only: “To Whom It May Concern.” With tons of work on your desk, would you be interested in such a mass mailing? You would probably consider it … Continue reading

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Crafting A Stellar Career Summary For Your Resume

Are you a career changer? Or, are you satisfied with your stable career but interested in updating your resume? Are you a professional who has tried different things but are still searching for the kind of work that best suits … Continue reading

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Executive Resumes

Webster defines an executive as “a person whose function is to administer or manage affairs of a corporation, division, department, group of companies, etc.” This can be the president, director, chief executive officer, chief financial officer, chief information officer, controller, … Continue reading

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