Gavin Redelman's Blog – July 2010 Archive (3)

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Times have changed, after all, as Grant Cooper, president of Strategic Resumes Strategic, notes in the Resume Critique Writer software that he authored. “Brief resumes are simply no longer effective in today’s increasingly competitive job market,” he said. “The advice that ‘They only want to see one-page resumes,’ is perhaps the single most outdated and incorrect statement job-seekers hear today.”…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 18, 2010 at 9:08pm — No Comments

What to do about listing salary requirements?

Some job advertisements ask you to include your desired salary, and if they ask for this, it usually means that you can’t avoid doing so. Listing salary requirements is always tricky because it’s hard to “guess” what the employer will think about your preference. Asking for too much can rule out your chances right away because you might appear unrealistic, but asking for too little can signal a red flag and tell the hiring manager that you don’t value your skills and experience. So the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 18, 2010 at 9:04pm — No Comments

What to do about writing a Resume with No Content to Include

Writing your first resume can be very daunting, especially if you have little to no work experience to speak of. This is a common problem for students, and a lot of them go about addressing this problem the wrong way – they either apply for jobs that do not require a resume, or they turn in a resume with little to no content.

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR RESUME BLANK!!!

Every person, including you, has skills and…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 12, 2010 at 2:40am — No Comments

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