Resumes and Cover Letters

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How to optimize your resume for the 10-second skim

When a recruiter opens your resume, you’re on the clock…and you only have ten seconds (or less). Here’s how to make sure you get their attention.

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How to choose the right resume format

So many formats, so little time. Which one do you choose? Here’s our guide to picking a resume format that works for you.

Tailor your resume to the job posting

How to tailor your resume to any job posting

If you want a hiring manager to see your resume and think: “This person is perfect,” you need to tailor your resume to the job posting. Here’s how.

How to Send Your Resume to Land More Interviews

How to send your resume to land more interviews

You may have a killer resume, but are you making a mistake at the last minute? Here’s how to send your resume to land more interviews.

Show Recruiters your Skills

Get recruiters’ attention in 6 easy steps

Pimp your resume and get recruiters’ attention with these six easy steps.

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Job hopping: the pros and cons

Is the list of employers in your resume getting longer? In some cases, job hopping can indicate great adaptability and a serious career plan…

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Why employers hate your resume – before they’ve even opened it

Overlooking this one crucial detail hurts many people’s chances of getting hired – before they’ve even applied for the job: what they call their resume.

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How to apply for (and get) a job that you’re overqualified for

Maybe you’re changing careers or industries, maybe you’re looking for more work/life balance. Whatever the reason, at some point in your life, you might find yourself pursuing a position for which you’re – possibly grossly – overqualified.

Three things employers want to see in your resume

The three things that employers want to see in your resume

Resumes are boring to read, and hiring managers are busy. Since there are really only three things that they care about in your job application, make sure these are clearly communicated at first glance.

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How to handle a gap in your resume

Having spent some time not working doesn’t make you any less talented, qualified, or valuable on the job market. So don’t let a gap in your resume hurt your career prospects.