Step #1 of your job search is typically getting your resume up-to-date and, more importantly, looking awesome. So today, we’re helping you out with a round-up of the best resume advice from around the web.
- How to generate more interviews with your resume (Lifehacker)
- What recruiters look at during the 6 seconds they spend on your resume (Business Insider)
- How to write a deliciously enticing resume recruiters won’t want to put down (Brazen Life)
- 10 horrifying, overused resume words and phrases you must omit from your resume (Job Jenny)
- What to name your resume and cover letter (SavvySugar)
- 10 resume tips for technology professionals (Mashable)
- And just for fun: The most outlandish resume mistakes of 2012 (Forbes)
Want more? Check out some of our own resume tips!
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The education section of your resume can be a little tricky: Where should it go? Should you list your GPA? All of the schools you’ve attended, or just the most recent? Our friend Job Jenny gives a few bits of advice on how to best manage this section of your resume.
You often hear that your resume should list your accomplishments, not your job duties, and it’s true! Here’s why, plus a step-by-step guide to ditching the duties and making those bullet points sing your praises.