Should I Put My Race on My Resume?

Question: I constantly read that companies are seeking diversity in their senior ranks, but I've been told I shouldn't state my race on a resume. So how can you let an organization know that you can contribute...

5 Things Your Cover Letter Must Cover

Your cover letter is your opportunity to, succinctly, tell the employer why you are the best fit for the job. Think of it in terms of a personal marketing piece that augments your resume....
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Creating a Stellar Resume

A good resume can be hard to find; just ask any hiring manager thumbing through stacks of them. To stand apart from the crowd in today's competitive employment market, financial professionals must submit a...

Writing a Winning Cover Letter

In the job application process, the cover letter usually represents the first opportunity you have to communicate directly with a hiring organization.  Smart jobseekers take advantage of this opportunity to engage the hiring organization...

How to Pinpoint Accomplishments That Will Make Your Resume Shine

Terry Gallagher, president of Battalia Winston International, a New York-based executive search firm, says he places "three times as much value on results versus responsibilities on a resume." But while touting...

Three Tips for Selecting Writing Samples to Send Employers

If you're considering applying for premium entry level jobs or internships in a field that requires some level of writing expertise, you can expect that employers will request a few writing samples as part of your application.

Sample Resume: Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

Steve Cooper 1234, Main Street, Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890 email@domain.com EDUCATION : HARVARD UNIVERSITY, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - Boston, MA Doctor of Philosophy, Virology - January 2001 Thesis: CD4-Independent Replication of a CCR5-Using HIV-1 Primary Isolate. CORNELL UNIVERSITY-...

25 Words That Can Hurt Your Resume

Often, when job seekers try to sell themselves to potential employers, they load their resumes with vague claims that are transparent to hiring managers, according to Scott Bennett, author of "The Elements of Resume...

Sample Resume: Sales

Joe James 123 Main St, Boston, MA 02109 Residence: 123.654.5555 Email: jdoe@domain.com Objective: An Automotive Sales Management position that will effectively utilize acquired expertise, creative talents and commitment to excellence. Desire a position with career growth potential. Summary Of Qualifications: ...

What are Resume Keywords?

Keywords are specific words or phrases that job seekers use to search for jobs and employers use to find the right candidates. Keywords are used as search criteria in the same way you do...

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