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How to Age-Proof Your Resume

by Iswari Nallisamy, a TopResume contributor | August 06, 2019

Ageism is very real in today’s job market. If you’re worried that this bias might hinder your job search, don't fret. These six tips will help to age-proof your resume and showcase your skills effectively.

8 Tips for Writing a Software Engineering Resume

by Kristin Savage | August 06, 2019

The first step toward landing one of the many open (and lucrative) jobs in software engineering is writing an excellent resume. Here are eight essential tips for writing a software engineering resume that will make you stand out and help you get the job you want.

6 Essential Resume Tips for Freelancers and Contractors

by LiveCareer | August 05, 2019

How do you sell yourself to recruiters when most of your experience has been project-based? Here’s how to write a winning contractor or freelancer resume.

7 Resume Mistakes Grammar and Spell-Check Tools Often Miss

by LiveCareer | July 15, 2019

You can’t always rely on grammar and spell-check tools to pick up resume mistakes. Here are seven common errors that online applications might not catch.

Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

by Vault Careers | July 09, 2019

Advertisers know the key to grabbing your attention in a matter of seconds—use their techniques to sell a future employer on you and your qualifications in your next cover letter.

Tips for Navigating the Job Search Process in the Age of AI

by Greg Miller | July 07, 2019

Artificial intelligence is everywhere—especially on the job hunt. From application to offer, we've got advice on how to make sure even the machines know you're the best candidate for the job.

Objective or Summary: Which Resume Intro Is Best for Senior Roles?

by LiveCareer | June 03, 2019

Applying for a senior role? Here, we explore when senior professionals should use a resume objective, and when a resume summary would be more appropriate.

4 Surprising Mistakes Ruining Your Chances of Getting Hired

by Peter Yang | May 16, 2019

All of your job search preparation will be in vain if you set yourself up to fail. Here are five mistakes job seekers often make that end up derailing their applications.

4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Recruiters

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 13, 2019

Here are four tips for optimizing the job seeker-recruiter relationship to get the job you want.

How to Write a Networking Email That Gets a Response Every Time

by Natasha Nurse via Fairygodboss | May 07, 2019

Tired of sending networking emails that don't get a response? If you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to networking success.

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