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Do you ever feel like your job applications have gone into a black hole? If so, you’re not alone. It’s frustrating not to hear back from a prospective employer. However, for employers, it is frustrating to sort through numerous applications in the hopes of finding a needle in a haystack: the candidate who best fits their needs.

September 27, 2017

 

No matter where you are in your career, it’s important to regularly take inventory of your skills and develop learning action plans. A new way to think about learning action plans is the idea of creating a “portfolio.”

May 25, 2017

 

How do you get 20 years of military experience down to two pages?

If there is one question that comes up more than any other from my military friends and networks, it is “How exactly do you condense 20 years of military experience into a resume that doesn’t resemble an encyclopedia?”

Veterans have a lot of training, experience & qualifications that need to be condensed into a short two-page resume that is typical of today’s standards. 

April 12, 2017

 

               

If a job candidate looks perfect on paper, HR professionals, recruiters and hiring managers should be wary. Sometimes in an attempt to stand out, an applicant makes an unforgivable misstep—lying or exaggerating on his or her resume.  

December 14, 2015

Liar, Liar, Resume on Fire

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September 2, 2015
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In the job market, we’ve all come to accept a little bit of exaggeration.

May 8, 2015

 

On March 25, @shrmnextchat chatted with Kevin W. Grossman (@KevinWGrossman) about "What I Wish I Would Have Known" before starting a career in HR.

In case you missed it, here are all the informative tweets -- and some great advice -- from the chat:

 

March 25, 2015

 

No one likes resumes. People don't like writing them. People don't like reviewing them.

How can organizations and recruiters go beyond the resume in 2015 to make a culturally aligned hiring choice?

Here are five talent strategies and tactics that will enable you to go beyond the resume this year.

1. Eliminate Job Postings

January 20, 2015

This survey examines organizations’ preferences for résumés, cover letters and interviews, and includes trend data and comparisons across organizational sizes and sectors.

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May 12, 2014
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NASHVILLE, TENN.—Although most job seekers spend hours preparing resumes hoping to impress prospective employers, the typical human resource professional takes less than five minutes to decide if a candidate will move on to the next phase of the hiring process.
 
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April 30, 2014

Alison Green (@AskAManager) ran a post the other day called "Resume Paper is Obsolete." 

It got me to thinking about some of the interesting ways that resumes have been presented/submitted to me:

December 5, 2013
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The title to this blog post is a bit of a ruse. There is no ‘perfect résumé’. Perfect is in the eye of the beholder, and you never know who’s going to be reviewing your résumé – recruiters, hiring managers, founders, admins, etc. Aiming for a ‘perfect résumé’ is a lost cause.

December 4, 2013

On March 13, SHRM @WeKnowNext chatted with Chris Fields (@newresource) about the topic "What's the Real Deal on Resumes?"

March 14, 2013