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Facts
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Grade point average is
a top consideration.
What I am more interested in
is examples of your work as a
showcase of your ab...
Résumés should be
one page.
One page just isn't enough,
unless you are
right out of school.
Jill MacFadyen,CareerCoach
vs.
Achievements should
be highlighted in a
separate section.
Showcase your achieve-
ments by bulleting them in
the relevant s...
Résumés should have
your entire work history.
If you’ve been working for 30
years and the first few years
were in an outsid...
Your résumé should be
general to increase your
chances of getting a job.
Doextensiveresearchtoun-
derstandtherequiredskill...
Don't include social
media information.
Recruiters are now visiting
publicly available social
media profiles.
EricSemon, Di...
White lies areOK
Many companies will use
outside firms to perform
verifications with prior
employers and schools.
LynneSarik...
A PDF is better than a
MicrosoftWorddocument
PDFs – in essence
can make you invisible.
Megan Pittsley-Fox, RésuméWriter, R...
A few grammatical errors
or typos are expected.
Youcomeacrossascareless
and most employers don't
want to hire careless peo...
I can use the same resume
for multiple job targets.
Ifyourcurrentresumefocuses
onyourlaboratorybackground,
pleasedon’tsend...
Your references must be
listed on the resume itself.
Normally,aseparatepageis
usedasareferencesheet.
NimishThakkar,Career ...
Include all of your
soft skills.
Tomatchajobad’srequirements,
jobseekersoverusethelisted
softskills,suchas‘strongteam
lead...
Grade point average is
a top consideration.
What I am more interested in
is examples of your work as a
showcase of your ab...
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Resume facts from HR experts, resume myths debunked

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Debunk resume myths and hear about the resume facts from the HR experts in this presentation. Resume Myths vs Facts produced by Almagreta Resume Templates http://almagreta.com/resume-templates/ can be your perfect guide when you write your next resume. This presentation will guide you through the maze of resume preparation. It clears out any confusion brought about by resume myths that have been passed around but have never been verified.

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Resume facts from HR experts, resume myths debunked

  1. 1. ResumeMythsvs.Facts by Myths Facts http://almagreta.com
  2. 2. Grade point average is a top consideration. What I am more interested in is examples of your work as a showcase of your ability. Shelli Dallacqua, President,Shelten Media vs.
  3. 3. Résumés should be one page. One page just isn't enough, unless you are right out of school. Jill MacFadyen,CareerCoach vs.
  4. 4. Achievements should be highlighted in a separate section. Showcase your achieve- ments by bulleting them in the relevant sections. David Hardtke,Chief DataScientist vs.
  5. 5. Résumés should have your entire work history. If you’ve been working for 30 years and the first few years were in an outside field, you can drop selective things. Tiffani Murray, RésuméWriter vs.
  6. 6. Your résumé should be general to increase your chances of getting a job. Doextensiveresearchtoun- derstandtherequiredskills, expertise,experienceand qualificationsforthejobtarget. Abby Locke, ExecutiveCareerArchitect vs.
  7. 7. Don't include social media information. Recruiters are now visiting publicly available social media profiles. EricSemon, Director of customer success vs.
  8. 8. White lies areOK Many companies will use outside firms to perform verifications with prior employers and schools. LynneSarikas, Director, MBACareerCenter vs.
  9. 9. A PDF is better than a MicrosoftWorddocument PDFs – in essence can make you invisible. Megan Pittsley-Fox, RésuméWriter, Recruiter vs.
  10. 10. A few grammatical errors or typos are expected. Youcomeacrossascareless and most employers don't want to hire careless people. Tracy McCarthy,Chief HROfficer vs.
  11. 11. I can use the same resume for multiple job targets. Ifyourcurrentresumefocuses onyourlaboratorybackground, pleasedon’tsendthesame resumeformarketingpositions. Tracy McCarthy,Chief HROfficer vs.
  12. 12. Your references must be listed on the resume itself. Normally,aseparatepageis usedasareferencesheet. NimishThakkar,Career ManagementCoach vs.
  13. 13. Include all of your soft skills. Tomatchajobad’srequirements, jobseekersoverusethelisted softskills,suchas‘strongteam leader,’withoutenough emphasisonaccomplishments. Ana Baehr, Executive ResumeWriter vs.
  14. 14. Grade point average is a top consideration. What I am more interested in is examples of your work as a showcase of your ability. Shelli Dallacqua, President,Shelten Media vs.
  15. 15. © almagreta. Direct dofollow link to http://almagreta.com is required when republishing. Beautifultemplatestomakeyourlifeeasier AlmagretaResumeTemplates Theeasiestwaytocreatethebestresumeforyourdreamjob! http://almagreta.com/resume-templates

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