One of the questions I’m asked frequently is whether a job seeker should include every job on their resume. You should provide a complete and honest picture of your background. For most job seekers, this means listing everything. There are a few exceptions. One significant exception is when a person makes a major shift in their career.
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The most common resume structure is the Chronological resume. The name is a misnomer though. A chronological resume should be in reverse chronological order, with the most recent information at the top and oldest at the bottom of the resume.
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Deciding the order of information on your resume is an important step in your search. The order indicates the relative importance of information. The content at the top of the first page is most likely to be read. As you progress to the end, it becomes less likely the hiring manager will read everything. This [...]
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I read a resume today from an individual that had been running a company they started more than five years ago. The company was in the movie industry. The job seeker had successfully started their company and kept it alive for over five years. They also have produced several multi-million dollar films in that time, [...]
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One of the bullets I see on a lot of sales resumes is very similar to what this sales person wrote: Create relationships with all levels of personnel as well as cultivate relationships in the managed care arena. The problem with this is that it does nothing to differentiate the job seeker. I would hope [...]
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