30 awesome words to use in your resume

30 powerful words to add to your resume now

Peter Harris | February 5, 2016 12:50 pm

To make your resume pop for employers, who’ll be reading many similar documents in a short time period, you need dynamic action and accomplishment words. Here are some great examples to use.


Category: Resumes and Cover Letters

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Confessions of a hiring manager

Confessions from the hiring manager’s side of the desk: here’s what most candidates don’t know

Peter Harris| February 5, 2016 11:12 am


You see a job posting online. You write up your cover letter and prepare your resume and hit the Apply button. Here’s what happens next from the recruiter’s point of view.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice
Woman in boxing gym

Four questions to ask yourself before picking a battle

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 3, 2016 5:07 pm


Depending on your job and the type of person you are, you may find yourself picking any number of battles that might seem like really big deals at the time. But they all worth fighting?



Category: Career Dilemmas, Latest News & Advice, Life At Work
Strange body language

Body language: The fine line between cool and confident vs. creepy and insane

Peter Harris| February 3, 2016 1:37 pm


Here are the essentials for mastering what first impressions your body language communicates, and some common blunders to avoid.



Category: Job interviews
The secret formula for finding your ideal job

The simple diagram that can lead you to your ideal job

Peter Harris| February 1, 2016 9:49 am


By sketching out just a few overlapping lines on a page you can quickly map out those available jobs that closely match with your interests and talents. The bull’s eye lands on your dream job.



Category: Career Dilemmas
A Facebook profile picture

Study: Your Facebook profile picture can boost your chances of being interviewed by as much as 40%

Peter Harris| January 29, 2016 12:55 pm


New research shows that not only do employers look you up on Facebook, but their decision about whether or not to interview you can be directly influenced by your profile picture.



Category: Latest News & Advice
Man an woman having a meeting at her desk

How to land a job or lose it with just 12 words

Peter Harris| January 28, 2016 12:22 pm


Well, that happened fast. New research shows that the first twelve words you say in a job interview can make or break your chances. Here’s why.



Category: Job interviews
Creative hiring team reviewing resumes online

Five skills (you probably already have) that can double your value on the job market

Peter Harris| January 28, 2016 6:35 am


We aren’t always the best judges of our own assets. This can make it difficult to know what to highlight in a resume. Here are some in-demand skills that you probably have. Start with these.



Category: Job Search Strategies, Resumes and Cover Letters