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Steven Ransom
3 months ago

A résumé expert reveals what a perfect résumé looks like

There are plenty of ways to make a mistake when drafting a résumé. Take advice from Amanda Augustine, career-advice expert for TopResume, in order to ensure that you're representing yourself in a way that will impress recruiters.

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Elyssa Duncan posted an article
Apr 27, 2020

Improve your resume + land that job!

Elyssa Duncan
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Find Your Future LA
over 6 months ago

Job Resource Spotlight #1: L.A. Youth at Work

Are you looking for a job, but need to learn the job skills to succeed? L.A. Youth at Work is an amazing resource on our website that allows you to browse free local job skills workshops by your zip code. These workshops are amazing ways to gain resume writing, interview, and career skills. If you’re free Tuesdays and Thursdays, take advantage of these events and invite your friends too!

#findyourfuturela #findyourfuture #fyf #jobresource #job #resource #freeworkshop #workshop #jobskills #training #seminar #localevent #resumewriting #interviewskills #careerskills #career #jobsearch #business #motivation #employment #careers #follow #success

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Dean Plaia
5 months ago

How to creaste a resume

I need to create a resume... how do I do it? #resumewriting

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Julie Jakubiec
over 6 months ago

Teaching an old resume new tricks (yes, it IS possible!)..

Let’s face it.. No one likes writing their resume, NO ONE. And sometimes we fall into the habit of putting together a resume in a hurry, and not stopping to take the time to check details like spelling, grammar, formatting, etc. And while you may think that your extensive and impressive work experience is enough to outweigh these types of things, unfortunately it’s not. Your resume is the first representation of yourself that a potential employer sees, this is the first impression you’re making and you want to be sure to stand out from the rest of the resumes on the employer’s desk. Taking the extra minute or two needed to hit the “spell check” button and make the appropriate corrections could make a difference on whether your resume is pulled out of the pile. But by not taking the time to format properly, align fonts, or double check that tenses are written correctly could also land your resume into the “not interested” pile. And please resist the urge to have different colors in your resume. You may think that it would be more visually appealing but, as a recruiter, I find it to be very distracting resulting in it being less likely to be given the same amount of reading time. And just think, if you do it right the first time how much easier it will be going forward when all you’ll have to do is update it with your most recent experience? Make sure you still are paying attention to formatting when making additions. You always want to make sure that it’s cohesive and reads easily. So where do you start? Me personally, I always try to start by making a list (I’m big on “to-do” lists and checklists) of what highlights I am presenting, and what I’m trying to accomplish in writing my resume before sending to an employer. Here’s a start.. Objective (you ideally want this to be tailored towards the type of role you’re applying for) Relevant work experience/timelines Education & coursework Awards or honors Volunteering Features/Skills Benefits Accomplishments Formatting (bullets vs. paragraphs) Given that I’m a recruiter, I am frequently asked to review resumes of friends, family etc. and I agree to do it as long as they’re ok with me making changes or being honest. So lastly, send your resume to someone whose opinion you value and trust (I suggest a former manager, teacher, recruiter, family member or friend) and ask them for honest opinion. But you have to be open to hearing what they’re recommending and not take offense, they’re just trying to help.

Now, get out there and teach our resume the new trick of being a dynamite, standout resume! Here are a few resources for you: https://www.myperfectresume.com/ https://www.resume-now.com/ https://resumegenius.com/ https://www.careeronestop.org/JobSearch/Resumes/ResumeGuide/WritingYourResume/writing-your-resume.aspx https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-write-a-resume-2063336 https://uptowork.com/blog/how-to-make-a-resume https://www.livecareer.com/how-to-write-a-resume https://www.pomona.edu/administration/career-development/how-to/write-a-resume

#recruitersadvice #resume #resumewriting #Jobcase #standout

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Lizeth Morse
over 6 months ago

The STRUGGLE IS REAL!!!

I am writing my first resume and every word I put down on the page seems like a make or break. I second guess what I write a lot. I must have done like 30 revisions at this point. AHHHHHHHHH!!! Initially I think it takes a very loooong time to write a great cover letter and resume, but after that I am sure it will just be small changes here and there right? Right now it’s just a struggle. How many of you found it stressful to write your resume?

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Lucinda Kerrigan
over 6 months ago

Do you need Resume Writing?

I have open availability for new clients. I've got two great specials running this month. If interested, please email me at lkerriganfree@gmail.com

Part of proceeds from your purchase will be going to the ASPCA. That is my favorite charity.

I hope everyone is having a great summer! Thank you to Jobcasers for giving me a great job!

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Find Your Future LA
over 6 months ago

Job Resource Spotlight: CareerOneStop

Need helpful tips on what to include in your resume? Want to know the best ways to sell yourself on paper? CareerOneStop is an amazing resource on findyourfuture.la that provides you with the resume building help you need.

This comprehensive resume guide has several detailed tutorials, and even has downloadable resume templates to help you get the professional jumpstart you need! Visit now on findyourfuture.la/resources/job/

#resume #jobsearch #cv #resumewriter #hiring #career #jobs #careeradvice #careercoach #recruitment #coverletter #job #interview #business #careertips #jobseekers #jobinterview #resumewriting #careers #resumeservices #resumedesign #resumetips #internship #interviewtips #work #jobhunt #employment

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Find Your Future LA
over 6 months ago

Job Resource Spotlight: L.A. Youth at Work

Are you looking for a job, but need to learn the job skills to succeed? L.A. Youth at Work is an amazing resource on our website that allows you to browse free local job skills workshops by your zip code. These workshops are amazing ways to gain resume writing, interview, and career skills. If you’re free Tuesdays and Thursdays, take advantage of these events and invite your friends too!

#findyourfuturela #findyourfuture #fyf #jobresource #job #resource #freeworkshop #workshop #jobskills #training #seminar #localevent #resumewriting #interviewskills #careerskills #career #jobsearch #business #motivation #employment #careers #follow #success

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Barb Brandon
over 6 months ago

Dreaded "do you have any questions" response ideas

Just came across some interesting job search information and wanted to share. This info and more is available on YouTube...work it daily

One thing thats covered is to ask questions so the interviewer sees that you're interested in the position and enhances communication with your interviewer vs that dreaded dead air

  1. How did you come to work here or what do you live most about working here?

The answer will give you insight into the company, it's employees, and other information. 2. Tell me what made a recent hire successful Again this shows interest in what you can do to not only get the job but keep the job and possibly even get a promotion later. By asking what made someone successful you show that you want to be successful and not just come to work each day. 3. What challenges will this position help the company overcome. Alll companies have challenges. This answer will give you insight into what the company may be facing or if they are expanding, etc. It also shows that you see this as helping them to be successful vs just a paycheck. It may be a time to expand how past experiences and how you helped achieve goals. 4. What skills or experiences would make me a better candidate. Especially important if your resume is limited to several points or one or two jobs. Its a chance to respond with how you know a skill or have an experience from volunteering or you can explain other skills not included in order to keep your resume concise versus several pages long

This is part of the work it daily program which involves coaching and help with resumes, interviews etc. It also stresses the importance of cover letters and how to successfully write them.

A key point that made me think is that athletes are professionals yet they have coaches. Perhaps we can all use a little help.

#interviews #resumewriting #coverletters #jobsearch

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