Category: Resume Tips

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How long should a resume be?

November 13, 2017 | Resume Tips

You’ve heard time and time again what should go in your resume, but how long should a resume be? The short answer is no more than two pages, preferably one. The longer answer is that it depends. Gone are the days of three-page resumes. Though longer resumes are still acceptable in some rare cases, they’ve […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter

October 30, 2017 | Jobseeking Tips, Resume Tips

As we say frequently in our blog, job hunting isn’t easy. It takes work to find work. And applying for a job you really want adds an extra layer of anxiety. So what can you do to ensure that you get called in for an interview? Grab their attention—with your cover letter! Many candidates don’t […]

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How to Impress the Computer Reading Your Resume

December 19, 2016 | Resume Tips

Maybe you consider yourself someone who “works well with people”; a “people pleaser.” Someone who’s charismatic, confident and has no problems with job interviews. You can please people; but what about computers? According to the Wall Street Journal, almost all large companies use an “applicant tracking system” to sort prospective employees. About half of all […]

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Do you need an e-portfolio?

April 25, 2016 | Career Advice, Resume Tips

These days, pretty much every job requires the creation of documents, media in the form of documents, images, presentations, and online content. For this reason, portfolios aren’t just for designers and photographers any more! A good e-portfolio could help you stand out and give you an edge over competitors in the job market and will […]

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Online Branding Tips for Charlotte Job Seekers

October 9, 2015 | Resume Tips, TalentBridge News

Effectively managing your personal brand is key to your career success, both during and after your job search. Social media is in the forefront of hiring and recruitment, so be sure you present yourself online in the right way, as you proactively boost and promote your brand. Nearly half (48 percent) of recruiters refer to […]

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Rebranding Yourself Mid-Career

April 17, 2015 | Resume Tips, TalentBridge News

When you introduce yourself to a new company as a prospective employee, you’re in a unique position to reinvent yourself for the future. There are numerous ways you can frame your past, assert your capabilities and emphasize the unique contribution you could make if hired. Consider these tips as you seek to put a new […]

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Top Ten Resume Mistakes

April 8, 2015 | Resume Tips

1. Never stretch the truth or lie. For instance, you might be close to earning an advanced degree or be ‘scheduled’ to receive a certification, but until you have it in hand, don’t claim to have earned it. Even small lies can be uncovered during background checks and eliminate you from contention. 2. Rush to […]

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Self-Marketing Advice

April 8, 2015 | Career Advice, Resume Tips

1. Solid Resume Resumes should be functional in content while being presented in a reverse chronological order. Take the extra time to verify all of the dates down to the correct months. 2. Be concise Clients will want to know what you did, where. Be sure to include specific projects, results, and any tangible financial savings. 3. If you did […]

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