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Executive Resumes – FAQs

Executive Resumes – FAQs

Posted on10. Sep, 2018 by .

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It’s only natural for executives to have questions when crafting their resume. However, if you have more questions than answers as you’re writing it, then it could be taking longer than it needs to. No question is unreasonable, and here are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear. How Long Should My Resume […]

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Settling the Debate: A Resume Format That WILL Stand Out and Get You the Job

Settling the Debate: A Resume Format That WILL Stand Out and Get You the Job

Posted on28. Aug, 2018 by .

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If you have begun looking for a job recently, and find yourself having to prepare a resume for the first time in a long time, it can be a bit overwhelming. There are a lot of articles and blog posts about “how to prepare a resume” each proclaiming their format as the right way. It […]

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How to Elevate Your Executive Cover Letter

How to Elevate Your Executive Cover Letter

Posted on24. Jul, 2018 by .

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Once you have completed writing or updating your resume, the idea of writing a cover letter seems like a slam dunk.  Resumes are generally about facts and statistics, but the cover letter takes a different approach. You have a little more freedom to show your personality in your professional resume cover letter, which can be good […]

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Honesty on Your Resume

Honesty on Your Resume

Posted on22. May, 2018 by .

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I kept seeing the following image on LinkedIn, Twitter, and even Facebook and so I decided that it must be a sign that I needed to share it with the Healthcare IT Today crowd since it’s so relevant to healthcare IT resumes. In my experience, this doesn’t happen very often. However, it’s pretty funny to […]

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Avoiding Gender Assumptions in Your Job Search

Avoiding Gender Assumptions in Your Job Search

Posted on08. May, 2018 by .

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I recently saw a great cover letter tip that at first blush I thought wouldn’t still be in an issue. However, as I thought about it more, I realized that this tip is a good reminder for all of us to remember: Top tip: don’t start your cover letter with ‘Dear Sirs’. If this seems […]

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Use These LinkedIn Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

Use These LinkedIn Tools to Enhance Your Job Search

Posted on15. Mar, 2018 by .

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They say the only thing that is constant is change, and that is definitely true with technology. And it’s no different with LinkedIn. It is constantly evolving and providing new features for its users. As such, a job seeker’s LinkedIn profile development has to also evolve constantly in order to keep up with the competition. It’s entirely […]

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Are My Executive Resume and LinkedIn Profile the Same Thing?

Are My Executive Resume and LinkedIn Profile the Same Thing?

Posted on08. Feb, 2018 by .

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The short answer to this question is no! So where does your resume end and your LinkedIn profile begin? We’ll help you separate them. You definitely don’t want to make your executive resume and your LinkedIn profile the same for a variety of reasons. Most executive resume writers can help you distinguish the differences between each and why […]

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Words That Drive Executive Recruiters Away

Words That Drive Executive Recruiters Away

Posted on26. Oct, 2017 by .

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If you want to increase your job search success, stay away from these words when crafting your resume!  Are you about to begin your executive job search or have you been searching for a job recently with no luck? Either way, be careful with the wording in your resume. The best professional resume writers can […]

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How Do You Handle a Lapse in Employment?

How Do You Handle a Lapse in Employment?

Posted on05. Apr, 2017 by .

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There are a wide variety of reasons for why you might have a lapse of employment on your resume. Job searching can be challenging and finding the right position that works great for the company and yourself can be tricky and requires the right timing. Plus, sometimes people just want to take some time off […]

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Are Resumes Still Needed?

Are Resumes Still Needed?

Posted on24. Jan, 2017 by .

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In this uber connected wold we live in, the static resume we’ve used for years feels a little odd. The majority of us have LinkedIn profiles and many of us can show our body of work by exploring our social networks, online profiles, etc. Do we really need the resume anymore? The short answer is […]

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Never Put These Things On Your Resume

Never Put These Things On Your Resume

Posted on20. Dec, 2016 by .

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It’s amazing how much resumes have evolved over the years. Things that were standard even a decade or two ago are now not appropriate for a resume. In fact, Business Insider outlined a whole list of things that should no longer be put on resumes (and in some cases never should have been there in […]

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