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Skills-based resumes: a strategic approach to job applications
Skills-based resumes: a strategic approach to job applications

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Skills-based resumes put more of an emphasis on the skills required for a role, rather than what was achieved at each previous employer. We explore when this format (also known as a functional resume) may prove most useful for a job seeker.
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Published in Career

by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

The most competitive American companies for job seekers, based on applicants per job
When you’re applying for a job online, being able to see how many applicants you’re up against can be a helpful (if slightly intimidating) insight. Resume.io has utilized this feature on LinkedIn to discover the most and least competitive American companies for job hunters across key industries and Big Tech.
The most competitive American companies for job seekers
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34 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

Security clearance on resumes: how to present it effectively
Not sure about putting security clearance intel on your resume? Here, we’ll brief you on what can and should be disclosed when classified information safeguards are a hiring consideration.
Security clearance on resumes: how to present it effectively
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15 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

12 Resume mistakes and how to avoid them
When it comes to crafting your resume, you need to sweat the small stuff. Hiring managers will be looking for every indication of your suitability. Any resume mistake can easily count against you.
12 Resume mistakes and how to avoid them
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9 min read

Published in Career

by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

A guide for women interested in a programming career: top 20 online resources for kickstarting your coding journey
Opportunities abound for women interested in a programming career, even in the absence of any computer science background. The astonishing number of online learning options shows you’re in good company. We’ll try to decode the process for getting started as a female coder.
A guide for women interested in a programming career.
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12 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Hybrid resumes: a flexible solution for today’s job market?
No job search should be governed by strict rules. Every individual situation demands a personal approach – a hybrid resume may be a valid option in certain cases.
Hybrid resumes: a flexible solution for today’s job market?
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7 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

How to list your high school education on your resume
A high school diploma is the foundation for the rest of your educational and professional experiences. Here’s how and when to add it to your resume.
How to list your high school education on your resume
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6 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Emily StokerEmily Stoker

Targeted resume: tailoring your application for success
A winning job application needs to be tailored to the job position. A successfully targeted resume builds a story from your experience about why you’re right for this job!
Targeted resume: tailoring your application for success
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11 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

Resume dos and don'ts: expert advice for successful applications
Mastering the art of resume writing no longer needs to be a mystery. If you want to land more interviews and get hired faster, we’ve got you covered. Let’s take a look at the golden rules for writing this potentially powerful document.
Resume dos and don'ts: expert advice for successful applications
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17 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Emily StokerEmily Stoker

How to make a resume on your iPhone: convenient resume building
We get it. When life happens on the go, you want your job hunt to do the same. Feel like you’re falling behind? This comprehensive guide will help you find the best way to stay on top of your job search and learn how to make a resume on your iPhone.
How to make a resume on your iPhone: convenient resume building
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15 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Skills analysis: this is what people put on their resume
Trying to pare down your skills list and wondering which will set you apart from the crowd and which you can jettison without losing standing in the ATS? Our super analysis of millions of job applications lets you know exactly what skills and courses other people put on their resume.
Skills analysis: this is what people put on their resume
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11 min read

Published in Career

by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

The industry hiring the most people in every country and city
Employees around the world have quit their jobs in droves over recent years. Still, employers are struggling to find people to fill their vacancies. Resume.io analyzed current LinkedIn job listings to see which industries are currently most in need of talent around the world and in the major cities of the U.S., Canada, the UK and Australia.
The industry hiring the most people in every country and city
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35 min read
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