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Why photos don’t belong on resumes

Headshots are showing up more often, even on executive-level resumes. Photos on resumes have historically been discouraged because employers’ hiring practices are subject to government scrutiny. It used to be common knowledge that only actors and models need to...

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What do employers want to know?

From an employer’s point of view, the hiring process always begins with: “We have a problem.” The successful candidate responds with: “I understand your problem and I’m the right person to help you solve your problem.” The fundamental question this exchange poses is:...

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What NOT to include on your resume

Since a resume is not an affidavit, you don’t have to include every aspect of your career or every job you’ve held, particularly if you have a career spanning 20 or more years. For many positions, focusing on the last 10 years and emphasizing relevant/related...

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Be wary of resume templates

If you are using a software template to create your own resume, there are some serious drawbacks that you need to be aware of. Here are some of the more serious ones: 1) type in text blocks is invisible to the applicant tracking systems (ATS) that most employers use...

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