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9 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/9/17: May Jobs Report & Surveys

2017-06-09T10:53:31-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week our Link Roundup starts off by looking at the new job market numbers, before heading into some helpful job search advice. What's great about the links this week is that almost all of them are backed by data from surveys. So instead of taking advice on mere speculation, there is actually some evidence to back it up! In addition, we also have a link to America's Best Employer of 2017 as determined by Statista and Forbes. There are plenty of links with great advice, so read on! U.S. Had Record 6 Million Job Openings, Even As 6.8 Americans [...]

14 12, 2016

Writing a Great Resume Summary/Statement/Objective

2016-12-14T16:25:22-05:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

If you’ve been working on your resume recently, you’ve probably pondered including a beginning paragraph. These few sentences are known by a few aliases: resume summary, resume statement, resume objective, etc. Many years ago, the resume objective was popular. It positioned where you stood in your career and the type of job you were looking for. Now however, the summary is more popular, for a few reasons. Wondering if you’ve set up the beginning of your resume correctly? Read on to find out. […]