TIPS from "Ugly resumes get JOBS!"

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TIPS from "Ugly resumes get JOBS!"

  1. 1. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 01 If you have all the required experience listed in a job posting, but lack the “preferred education”, apply to the job anyway. Some companies value experience over education! CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  2. 2. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 02 One way to find the hidden job market is to read the discussion feeds on LinkedIN (or other Social Networking Groups), often recruiters will post jobs there. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  3. 3. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 03 Don’t use spreadsheet programs, such as Microsoft Excel, to create your resume. Only use word processing programs such as Microsoft Word. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  4. 4. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 04 Just remember, this too shall pass. Do not focus on the job you’ve lost or the horrible one you still have, focus on what will be gained. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  5. 5. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 05 Including previous accomplishments in your profile will help your resume stand out! CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  6. 6. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 06 Do not assume the person reading your resume is male, by addressing the reader as “Dear Sirs”. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  7. 7. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 07 In today’s technology driven employment market, the content and file type of your resume is by far more important than the appearance of the resume. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  8. 8. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 08 If you author a business related blog that showcases your industry expertise, then include it in your contact information. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  9. 9. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 09 If you were terminated from a previous job because of a prohibited act, do not include this information on your resume. The interview is the appropriate time to discuss the situation. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  10. 10. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 10 Some positions are harder to fill than others. If you find a job posting that is older than 60+ days, don’t assume it has been filled – apply! You may find a recruiter anxiously awaiting your resume! CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  11. 11. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 11 Be sure to update all potential employers with any changes to your telephone number or email address. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  12. 12. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 12 Don’t use nicknames, if someone lists their contact name as Robert, then address them as “Robert”, not “Bob” or “Rob”. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  13. 13. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 13 Most recruiters will instantly delete an email / cover letter addressed to someone else or a generic email blast to multiple recruiters. Take 30 seconds and customize each correspondence. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  14. 14. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 14 To cope with the stress of unemployment take some action every day. Understandably you will take days off (parties, events, game day), even on those days send out two emails, you will thank us for it. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  15. 15. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 15 Don’t list obsolete software and hardware on your resume. These antiquated skills will depict you as someone who is behind-the-times. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  16. 16. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! 16 Create a profile on LinkedIN! Network profiles receive a fairly high PageRank in Google, this is a great way to influence what people learn about you. CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
  17. 17. TIPS from resumes get JOBS! There’s over 50 more Tips in the book along with: - How to increase your resume visibility - How to get noticed by recruiters - How recruiting company’s look for Ugly Resumes - How to leverage WEB 2.0 to job hunt for you CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY
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