I really believe that your resume needs to have one clear message. Or rather, a direction. A narrative. And that's what I call your story.
Changing jobs early is really a two-sided coin. On one side, a hefty pay raise. On the flip side, the risk of being labeled a job hopper. Is it worth it? How soon is too soon? And how often do you have to do it before it becomes problematic?
Headlines are made to draw attention. And social media is filled with over-promising headlines, because they get people to click. (Not you, I know. You're much too smart for that. But other people do click on silly titles, like: "7 Breaking Bad tactics to get an interview TOMORROW!")
The history of resumes is a valuable topic to me, because it brings perspective on what's valuable (and what's not!) in the job search.
The resume summary is a very rich section designed to quickly demonstrate you've got what it takes! Let's look at two examples of very compelling resume summaries for lab technicians.
I was wondering how to get more precise with the resume length question.
The 20th century was a time of major changes: city life, globalization, mass media, social advances... And these changes have had a big impact on the job search.
In order to quickly show your skills and value as a dentist, you should open with a resume summary. Here are two examples of very compelling resume summaries for dentists.
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There is a very stubborn statistic in the world of job seeking, or more specifically, networking: 80% of jobs are (supposedly) never advertised.
The resume summary is a very rich section designed to quickly demonstrate you've got what it takes! Let's look at two examples of very compelling resume summaries for nurses.
The resume summary is a very rich section designed to quickly demonstrate you've got what it takes! Let's look at two examples of very compelling resume summaries for dental hygienists.
How early were computers used to match resumes with job openings? Or how far back did someone realize that job interviews weren't such a great tool, and tried to do something about it?
The last 100 years of job search and resume history are full of surprises...
Functional resumes are a great tool for job seekers who want a career change. I use this format with 15-20% of my clients, and only when a functional resume really makes them look better than a chronological (normal) resume.
At Resume Hacking, we love visual stuff. We decided to work on clean, well-researched, infographics to help job seekers find new ideas and avoid dangerous pitfalls. Each infographic has complementary information, for those who want to explore further.
Recruiters looking for web devs might not have a clear picture of what they need (programming? design? user experience? social media?).
Most articles about LinkedIn Premium are on the positive side. When you read them, you think that LinkedIn Premium is a good tool. Which, interestingly, isn't the impression you'll get on online forums and social media. I've looked at many sources to try to look at this from many angles.
Many job descriptions for programmers weren't written by people who know how to code. But your resume needs to meet their basic criteria, while also going in sufficient depth to demonstrate you've got the chops.