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We asked pro résumé coaches to name one thing they wish everyone knew

We asked professional résumé writers and career consultants for one thing they want people to know about crafting a résumé that will land the job. Small mistakes on a résumé can be off-putting to recruiters. A strong résumé should answer the “So what?” question and give context to past experiences. […]
We asked pro résumé coaches to name one thing they wish everyone knew
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The 6 smartest things I did when looking for a new job

When looking for a new job, you’ll have to give significant time and effort to many facets of the search. Here, author Myelle Lansat details the six most productive things she did when looking for a new position. A lot of behind the scenes work goes into landing a job […]
The 6 smartest things I did when looking for a new job
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Entry-level workers need more experience than ever to get a job, and it could upend one of the biggest rules about writing a résumé

Most résumé coaches and career experts say your résumé shouldn’t exceed one page in length, especially if you’re an entry-level worker. But after research showed that hiring managers prefer two-page résumés regardless of the candidate’s job experience, some experts are acknowledging the benefits of making your résumé longer. The reason […]
Entry-level workers need more experience than ever to get a job, and it could upend one of the biggest rules about writing a résumé
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482 hiring managers looked at nearly 20,000 résumés and found the classic advice to limit your résumé to one page might be wrong after all

Most résumé coaches will tell you your résumé should not exceed one page – especially if you’re an entry-level worker. But new research from ResumeGo seems to contradict that notion. The résumé-writing service found that job recruiters were more likely to prefer two-page résumés over one-page résumés – even for […]
482 hiring managers looked at nearly 20,000 résumés and found the classic advice to limit your résumé to one page might be wrong after all
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11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

The best time to update your résumé is when you don’t need it right away. We asked experts from TopResume to make over the résumé of someone who just landed a new role at work. You can use these tips to make over your own résumé. When you land a […]
11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job