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6 Words That Make Your Resume Suck

6 Words That Make Your Resume Suck
This article is part of a series called How to Write a Resume. To start this series from the beginning, read the introduction. I’ve used a few bad words in my life. S$it, you probably have too. But when the wrong words appear on your resume, it sucks. These sucky words are not of the four-letter variety. So how do you write a wicked resume without the suck? 1. My lips pucker and make sour sucking noises when I read “Responsible For” on a resume. Employers want the numerical facts. BADResponsible for writing user guides on deadline. GOODWrote six user guides for 15,000 users two weeks before deadline. BADResponsible for production costs. GOODReduced production costs by 15 percent over three months. The resume that avoids vague “responsibilities” and sticks to facts detailing figures, growth, reduced costs, number of people managed, budget size, sales, and revenue earned gets the job interview. 2. BADExperience programming in PHP. 3. Yes, I realize this isn’t a single word but rather a phrase.

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60 Resources and Job Search Websites We have been covering resources for job hunters for quite sometime now. Since the launch of our blog in January 2009, we have come a long way, thanks to you. With unemployment rate still high it has become a challenge to find a job, however, with due effort and determination your dream job isn’t that far. We have compiled a list of sixty resources which includes resume articles, job interview articles, job search sites, career and job related blogs, LinkIn Groups and twitter accounts you should follow (10 each) . We are continually trying to provide resources for our readers and job seekers, if you would like us to cover a specific topic please feel free to let us know through your comments. One more thing, before we get started we want to remind you that unless you put these resources and tips mentioned in these articles into action, the goal can never be achieved.

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27 Examples of Impressive Resume(CV) Designs Learn how to earn $125 or more per hour as a freelancer - Click Here Looking for hosting?. We recommend MediaTemple for web hosting. Use Code MTLOVESDESIGN for 20% off The fastest way to compromise your chance of landing a job in a creative field is to submit a traditional resume. A resume is as good as an advertisement for oneself,Creative professionals need to use their resumes as a tool to show their creativity and design abilities.

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LifeClever ;-)Give your résumé a face lift After avoiding the 7 deadly sins of résumé design, you may be asking, “If I can’t use crazy colors, clip art, and other types of decoration, how do I make my résumé stand out from the crowd?” Like many things, the answer lies in the details. Even if you can’t hire a fancy designer and are stuck with Microsoft Word, a few tweaks can turn your blasé résumé into an elegant and functional showpiece. Update (Oct 25): As promised, here’s a template of the final résumé. Please credit this site, LifeClever, if you post it elsewhere. 55 Examples of Light and Clean Resume Designs Have a creative resume is important, because it will speaks your capability and cretivity. And clean design it will give a professional, clean impression to employer. In this showcase article we have collected 55 examples of creative resume with clean design style, I hope they will inspire you in designing your own creative resume that represent yourself.

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