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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 […]

How to grab an employers attention – Resume Tip

July 23, 2010

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Grab an employers attention with an accomplishment section on your resume.  Competition is tight in today’s job market.  There are more job seekers than job opportunities so it’s an employers market.  The job search is no longer about a job seekers skills and experience.  It’s about what the job seeker can do for the employer. Why […]

Opening statement on a resume

July 8, 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. Who you are Your biggest strength The benefit you offer a company Who you are This is similar to a job target or the title of position you are applying for.  It tells the […]

How to express problem solving skills in your resume and interview

April 27, 2010

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If you are in a management role or are looking to move into a management role, solving problems is a primary responsibility.  When a company is looking to hire, they want someone who will seek out problems before they become urgent and your job on an interview is to express that you have exceptional problem solving skills. Here […]

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