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Getting Results In The Jobs Market: The Modern Resume

Getting Results In The Jobs Market: The Modern Resume | resume review | Scoop.it
That little sheet of paper that you send off to potential employers? Yeah, it isn’t your resume. Nowadays, your resume is the entirety of your web presence. To prove my point, let’s look at the original purpose of the resume.

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Interesting and partially true.  Lots of our returning and disabled vets that we work with at www.globaltrainingfoundation.org don't even have basic computer skills, much less an online presence.  Nice article for the computer savvy.

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CATHLEEN SLONE's curator insight, June 18, 2013 9:10 AM

Your resume is your homepage. All of your online profiles are a good way to showcase who you are! #innov8u #careers #resume #onlinepresence #socialmedia

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The Age Of The Creative Modern Resume Is Here - Dot Complicated

The Age Of The Creative Modern Resume Is Here - Dot Complicated | resume review | Scoop.it
This week, Dwain Schenck, author of “Reset: How to Beat the Job-Loss Blues and Get Ready for Your Next Act,” shares his experience and tips on how to stand out in the competitive job market.
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Guerrilla Job Hunting - Resume Ideas - Add A Skills Inventory To Get Noticed For More Jobs - Business Exchange

Guerrilla Job Hunting - Resume Ideas - Add A Skills Inventory To Get Noticed For More Jobs - Business Exchange | resume review | Scoop.it
via bx.businessweek.com Most candidates today make a big mistake and brand themselves with what they could do by placing it at the very top of the resume, often in a summary section.
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Great book - Expert Resumes for Career Changers by Enelow and Kursmark 

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10 useless résumé words (and 10 eye-catching ones)

10 useless résumé words (and 10 eye-catching ones) | resume review | Scoop.it
10 useless résumé words (and 10 eye-catching ones) - Get Career Advice from the experts at CareerBuilder.com (10 meaningless words you should remove from your #résumé (+10 awesome words to replace them)
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Two additional items - don't say the same thing twice if at all possible and get as many occupational keyword in the resume as possible.  See our non-profit www.globaltrainingfoundation.org for more ideas and help.

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What Happens to Your Resume When You Apply to Jobs Online? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Happens to Your Resume When You Apply to Jobs Online? [INFOGRAPHIC] | resume review | Scoop.it
Do you know what happens with your resume when you apply for jobs online? Employers receive a steady stream of applications from job seekers for each open position through their applicant tracking systems (ATS).

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This is why occupational keywords are so important.

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Your resume's regular “maintenance schedule” – Encore! - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Your resume's regular “maintenance schedule” – Encore! - Las Vegas Review-Journal | resume review | Scoop.it
Your resume's regular “maintenance schedule” – Encore!
Las Vegas Review-Journal
And in this age of rapid change, keeping your resume current makes even more sense. It not only makes sense; now it's critical.
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Great advice.  

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Functional resume can facilitate career change

Functional resume can facilitate career change | resume review | Scoop.it
DEAR JOYCE: I have a bachelor's degree in business management and work as the office manager for a nonprofit organization in the northeast. Age 43, I would like to make a career change to human...
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