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How to Write an Effective Resume Skills Section

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An article by contributor Rudeth Shaughnessy. Your resume is your ticket to attracting the recruiter’s attention and getting them to determine you are a viable candidate for their role. In the few seconds they scan your resume, you need to convince them that you are a candidate with the potential to fill their role. One of the most important sections of your resume to persuade them is your skills section. You may be thinking that the person reading your resume can just infer your skills by reading the other content in your resume. Or isn’t the skills section just a filler … / Read more »




Tips for Getting Your First Management Job

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An article by contributor Megha Raizada. According to numerous definitions given by different management gurus, management is a multipurpose function which includes planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, reporting, budgeting and controlling an organization’s resources to achieve the ultimate business goal in the best way possible. People in managerial roles apply the above-mentioned functions irrespective of their departments. Therefore, it would not be wrong to say that management is one of the most varied and interesting areas of work in an organizational context. Although there are many job titles having the word ‘Manager’, according to the traditional definitions of management, not … / Read more »




How to Make Employers Look Beyond a Criminal Record

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Once you have had a criminal record, it can be rather difficult to rebuild your reputation. No matter how hard you try to demonstrate that you’ve changed your ways, some people will always affix a black mark alongside your name due to misdeeds from the past. This can be especially problematic when applying for work, as employers could be reluctant to hire someone who has had a criminal record. They cannot discriminate against someone purely for this reason, though, and it should only prove to be an obstacle if there is a strong link between the vacancy and the nature … / Read more »




How Do I Make a Resume?

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Shin from Houston Community College asked: “I have never made a resume before. How do I make one?” Thanks for your question Shin – A resume is the ultimate selling tool for you to leverage when applying and interviewing for jobs. It is becoming the most popular way of applying to positions in today’s job market. Many employers are moving to electronic systems when prospective candidates simply upload an electronic copy of their resume instead of filling out long applications. In some cases, all that is required is a link to your LinkedIn Profile. Your resume has now become a … / Read more »




Resume Preparation Tips | Writing About Your Work Experience

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An article by contributor Gigi W. When applying for a position that you have not had before, you may be stumped at how your prior experience fits. But when trying to determine how to get hired, even with or without work experience, you have to use every tool in your arsenal, and that includes all your work experience. So how do you write about your work experience, especially some of the first jobs you’ve had, on your professional resume? Prepare And Research First When looking to apply for a job, the first thing you need to do is examine the … / Read more »