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5 skills I would like to see in every applicant

5 skills I would like to see in every applicant

I’ve talked about this before, but I see a lot of resumes in my day-to-day. I’ve seen bad, I’ve seen good, and I’ve even seen great. But I wanted to share the best job skills that you can bring to any position that I keep an eye out for on a resume and in job interviews, so you can make sure you have those skills, too. 1 – Strong and clear communication. One of the best job skills you can…

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what I look for in a resume

what I look for in a resume

It seems timely to talk about resumes, so I’m sharing a few resume tips today. A lot of resumes come by my desk, and it’s a subject I feel passionate about. There are a lot of ways to go wrong in a resume, so let’s avoid that before you get started. [READ MORE: Are you making these three resume mistakes?] 1 – A clean, simple and easy-to-read layout. I always, always, always advocate for a clean, simple and easy-to-read resume….

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resume mistakes you might be making

resume mistakes you might be making

I give a lot of resume feedback in my day-to-day, and I’ve received a lot of resume feedback, too. There are a few things that have come up a lot lately, so I wanted to share my resume tips for anyone who is trying to perfect that all-too-important document in preparation for job applications and internship season. Remember – your mileage may vary! You might do something I do not recommend on your resume and still find an internship or job….

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10 tips to making a resume that will stand out in the pile

10 tips to making a resume that will stand out in the pile

I have a lot of thoughts about resumes – I mean, a lot of thoughts – and I wanted to share a roundup of the best resume tips I have for anyone getting their resume in tip-top shape for the upcoming internship hiring season. 1. Keep it simple, stupid. This is my number one tip when it comes to resume tips. If you are not a graphic designer or applying to a creative job, you do not need a creative resume. If…

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