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Guest Post: Properly Writing The Career Objective On Your Resume

July 14, 2013

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A vocational objective, regularly listed as objective simply on your resume, is a declaration of your occupationtargets. It sounds simple – you want to get a good job, utilize your experience and education, and get paid well. However, this is the most difficult part of the resume to compose, as you are limited to one […]

Still Struggling with Your Resume? Straight Talk from a Recruiter – Resumes Ebook

March 23, 2012

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Job searching has become more frustrating than ever before with online job searching and computers screening out resumes. 11+ years Sourcing Recruiter, Cori Swidorsky, shares proven resume writing techniques and strategies to stand out over your competition and to get noticed! Search for jobs nationwide on Indeed Learn 7 strategies to get your resume  noticed […]

Guest Post: Don’t be Pinocchio: The Dangers of Lying on Your Resume

March 24, 2011

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Imagine this: after weeks of scouring the classified section of the newspaper, you think you finally found a job that’s perfect for you.  You look skim down the list of qualifications. Yep, you were made for this job. You can do that, and that, and that… whoops! You can’t really do that –but you can […]

Don’t get caught in a resume rut

January 28, 2011

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Over the last 6 months, I noticed a trend with job seekers.  That trend is being stuck in the resume rut.  So much pressure has been put on resumes especially because of all the competition out there.  Some of those pressures include: What is the right resume format? What keywords should be used in a resume? […]

Straight Talk from a Recruiter: adding industry experience to your resume

January 21, 2011

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Over the last five years, I sourced for companies that wanted candidates with industry experience.  Companies such as Siemens, Grainger and Honeywell, are looking for candidates that not only have the capabilities, but come from the same industry. When I am mining the internet for candidates, I search for industry.  For example, the positions I’m […]

How to create a powerful resume

October 17, 2010

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A resume has to accomplish 3 goals: 1. To be found 2. To be read 3. To generate a response In order to accomplish those goals, the information on your resume must have the keywords to be found, be interesting enough to be read, and to include information that tells an employer what you can […]

Opening statement on a resume

July 23, 2010

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The opening statement on a resume also referred to as objective or personal branding statement, should state three things about you. 1.      Who you are 2.      Your biggest strength 3.      The benefit you offer a company   Read the full article Recommended Links: Resume Writing Service, 1 on 1 career help, See Who’s Hiring, JobSearchingStrategies.com,, Job Search […]

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