News and Articles About Resumes
How to look beyond the resume to hire exceptional talent.
It may tough to land your resume in the "yes" pile, by following this advice will heighten your prospects.
Whether you're reading resumes or writing your own -- here are some common errors to look for and avoid.
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Our HR expert discusses what resume elements will help lead to an interview, what he looks for in employees and the importance of thank-you notes.
Here's a hint: Times New Roman is not your friend.
LinkedIn has filed a patent for a fact-checking system that would likely be used to check user-generated content as well as resumes and bios.
With recruiters spending an average of just six seconds reading each resume, one error is all it takes for yours to end up at the bottom of the trash bin.
Grades don't matter either, says the search giant's senior vice president of people operations, Laszlo Bock.
Don't lose out on that next great candidate just because you've made these mistakes.
Hint: Keywords count.
Unfortunately, fraud extends to job candidates, so make sure to do due diligence and verify the details.
Do you describe yourself as 'motivated'? The professional networking site says you should probably motivate yourself to come up with a more unique description.
If you're reviewing a resume with multiple, short-term job stints, you may inclined to pass. But not so fast.
You may think people like and understand you, and want to help your business. You're dead wrong.