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by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Should you use color on your resume?
You want a memorable resume, but you want it memorable for the right reasons. Will color help or hinder that objective? Well…it depends. Read on to help you decide whether color is right for your job hunt and, if so, which colors are best.
Should you use color on your resume?
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17 min read

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by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

The happiest schools in the U.S., UK and Australia
University can be a life-changing experience, from learning the skills needed to secure your dream job to making life-long friends. But at which universities will you make the most joyful memories? Resume.io used an emotional recognition tool to analyze thousands of Instagram photos geotagged at different universities to find out which universities are the happiest.
The happiest schools in the U.S., UK and Australia
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19 min read

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Great free certificate courses you can add to your resume!
If you have taken the time to further your industry knowledge with some free certificate courses, they may provide a useful additional chapter in your resume career story.
Great free certificate courses you can add to your resume!
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14 min read

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by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

What not to put on a resume: 8 of the most common mistakes to avoid
Does your application need a refresh? Learning what not to put on a resume is the answer. Ditch these things to instantly upgrade your application!
What not to put on a resume: 8 of the most common mistakes to avoid
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8 min read

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by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

When should you use a professional resume writer?
We think nothing of hiring professionals all the time for things we’d rather not do ourselves, even if we’re quite capable. So why not hire a professional to write your resume? But it’s not one for any job seeker to take lightly. Here, we look at when it makes sense to seek professional resume help, and when a DIY resume is still your best bet.
When should you use a professional resume writer?
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14 min read

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to put publications on a resume
Putting relevant industry publications on a resume is a popular way of enhancing your job application. If you have had the opportunity to share a message that has proven popular with an audience, why wouldn’t you want to share it with a prospective employer?
How to put publications on a resume
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10 min read

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by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

How to write an entry-level resume objective (with examples)
A resume objective, or summary, is a valuable tool when it comes to showcasing your qualifications and unique selling points. This blog will show you how to write an entry-level resume objective that lands the interview.
How to write an entry-level resume objective (with examples)
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10 min read

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by Susan ShorSusan Shor

80 of the best resume adjectives for 2024 and examples of how to use them
Describing yourself and your achievements can be a daunting task, especially when you really want the interview. The list of adjectives and writing guidance below is designed to inspire confidence and creativity.
80 Of the best resume adjectives for 2023 and examples of how to use them
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19 min read

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by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Core competencies: What are they and how should they appear on a resume?
What’s the difference between a core competency and a skill? Which should you choose and how should you present these abilities? We answer those questions and more below.
Core competencies: What are they and how should they appear on a resume?
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17 min read

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by Susan ShorSusan Shor

How to highlight military experience on your resume
Your transition out of the military requires a resume that expresses your talents in a way that civilian employers will understand. The blog below offers tips for making the most of your service in your post-military resume.
How to highlight military experience on your resume
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13 min read

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

The truth about lying on your resume
Filling your resume with exclusively truthful statements about your career is harder than you might think. Lying on a resume can take many forms. Don’t give in to temptation.
The truth about lying on your resume
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12 min read

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by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How to list publications on a resume like a pro with examples
If you’ve gone through the trials of writing a paper or article, don’t be afraid to brag about it. Here’s how to list publications on your resume like a professional.
How to list publications on a resume like a pro with examples
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11 min read
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