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Day: March 4, 2021

Resume Tips: Should You Include a Resume Objective Statement?

No, you shouldn’t. Unless you want your resume to be boring and lame. Captain Obvious was seen crying over a whiskey when power statements replaced resume objective statements. (Don’t feel bad for him; he’s still busy with candidates asking tiresome questions at job interviews.) Here’s a resume objective statement: “Seeking a job where I can use my skills …

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Resume Tips: Why Your Resume is Not Landing You Job Interviews (and How to Fix It)

You’ve demonstrated all your ingredients for success on your resume. It’s been submitted more than 100 times a week for the past months but have received few job interview invitations. Why aren’t recruiters knocking down your door? It might be because you’re serving pepperoni to vegetarians. The pathway to a recruiter’s heart is specificity. Consider …

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