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6 Resume Trends to Follow If You Want to Land an Interview

by Jane Hurst | November 12, 2019

In order for your resume to stand out, it needs to be flawless as well as current. Here are six resume trends to follow that will increase your chances of getting an interview.

Tips for Crafting an Effective Legal Resume

by Vault Law Editors | October 28, 2019

As a law student or lateral candidate, your resume is one of the first impressions you will make on a prospective legal employer. Here are 3 tips to help your resume stand out.

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.

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.

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.

7 Verbs Leaders Need on Their Resumes

by Deborah Sweeney via Fairygodboss | May 28, 2019

According to HR professionals, here are the best leadership verbs to use on a resume and why including them will get you noticed.

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.

5 Tips for Addressing a Layoff on a Resume or Cover Letter

by LiveCareer | May 06, 2019

Not sure how to talk about a layoff on your resume or cover letter? Follow these five bits of advice to effectively navigate this tricky topic.

Your Comprehensive (ATS-Worthy) Cover Letter & Resume Guide [Slideshow]

by BambooHR | April 26, 2019

Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression, but without a solid design, human eyes may never see it! Our guide helps you beat applicant tracking systems."

How to Approach a ‘Cover Letter Optional’ Job Listing

by LiveCareer | April 09, 2019

When you see the words "cover letter optional" in a job posting, is an employer fine with not receiving a cover letter or do they really want you to submit one?

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