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Category: Resume Writing

Is My Resume too Long? Maybe you should be asking, Is it too Short?

Posted on February 5th, by Karen Epp in Job Search, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Is My Resume too Long? Maybe you should be asking, Is it too Short?

As a veteran recruiter my answer, A one page resume is usually to short and a three page resume is NOT too long. The key is to have the right information on your resume. In my experience one page resumes do not have enough information to grab my attention or the attention of search engines.


Getting Hired By Writing a Killer LinkedIn Profile

Posted on January 29th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search, Recruitment, Resume Writing. 1 Comment

LinkedIn released a few days ago, they have over 200,000,000 registered members. 75% of the Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn as their recruitment resource and, one in six professionals successfully used social networks to get employment. So what are the tried and tested methods used to get you hired through LinkedIn? Step one write a … Read More »


Does Your Resume Pass The 30 Second Test?

Posted on September 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Job Search, Resume Writing. 2 comments

Employers and recruiters spend less than 30 seconds to scan your resume and determine whether you have what it takes to move to the next hiring stage. You may be a great candidate but your resume may not reflect that. So how do you grab their attention in 30 seconds? Take ┬áthe 30 second resume … Read More »

Tips on Getting Your Resume Noticed

Posted on May 23rd, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Resume Writing. Comments Off on Tips on Getting Your Resume Noticed

Reposted: September 2012

Get To The Point Quickly: Employers have to sift through hundreds of resumes and you have 2 seconds to grab their attention. One of the easiest things to do is to use bullet points; avoid writing long paragraphs that are dense. Try to stay away from writing every article you were published … Read More »