Resume Tips

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    These days many people use LinkedIn.com as their professional networking and showcasing hub. Sign up and create your professional profile.

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    Do not use "I" or "me"

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    Make sure your Facebook profile is set to private so employers don't snoop through your photos.

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    Put good keywords, usually nouns, in your resume so that employers searching through a database will find yours.

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    Calibri is a very good, readable font choice for a resume. It is available for free in the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack on www.microsoft.com

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    To get your resume past the initial round of HR screening, try to match the same keywords used in the job description. Also keep your resume brief.

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    Stand out from the crowd by adding a QR code to your resume that can be quickly scanned and used to fetch more information about you online.

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    For those who create such as software engineers and designers, your portfolio of work that you present to employers is the core of your resume.

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    Don't forget to tweak the design of your resume. In a list of hundreds it will help set it apart.

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    Accompany your resume with a cover letter that speaks specifically about the position. It shows genuine interest in getting the job.

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