Tag Archive | "Resume"

The Value of Titles

In a recent blog posting for the Harvard Business Review, Career Builder CEO Matt Ferguson reported that hiring mangers who only look at job titles report a higher rate of ‘skills gaps’ than those who look more widely at a resume. …the…survey found that 55 percent of hiring managers who have job openings for which […]

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Facebook Timeline: Your New Resume?

Facebook’s new timeline format was rolled out so slowly that many folks don’t know that it even exists.  And while Facebook isn’t as dressed up for business as LinkedIn, the new format does allow for a much more resume-like feel.  It’s as though Facebook has embraced that sometimes uncomfortable line between private lives and employment […]

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7 Ways to Use QR Codes to Make Your Resume Stand Out

It’s getting tougher and tougher to make your resume stand out on a recruiter’s or hiring manager’s desk. Most resumes adopt similar formats, and virtually all are created in Microsoft Word, using its default fonts, so making your resume stand apart requires some creativity. Since your job search is really just a personal marketing exercise, […]

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Leonardo da Vinci’s Resume Genius

No one is above having to write an appealing and intriguing resume to attract attention from a prospective employer. Not even Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci. A copy of a letter da Vinci wrote (full text below. original at right: click to enlarge) to the Duke of Milan seeking a position as an armorer was […]

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