Tag: buzzwords

  • Over 50? 3 Tips For Writing An Ageless Resume

    Age discrimination is real. So, what can you do if you are over 50 and know hiring managers are screening you out? Some suggest leaving dates of graduation off your resume. Others suggest only listing your last 15 years of experience. The problem with these suggestions is recruiters are keen to them. Thus, if... Continue Reading

  • The Top 10 Buzzwords of 2011

    The Top 10 Buzzwords of 2011

    The French are "dynamic," Indians are "effective," Italians are "problem solvers," and people from Singapore have a "great track record" -- at least by their own accounts. The professional network LinkedIn just released the most popular buzzwords on users' profiles for the past year, and reveals the different... Continue Reading

  • Buzzwords That Can Damage Your Resume

    Buzzwords That Can Damage Your Resume

    Robert Half International Your resume is designed to communicate your accomplishments and distinguish you from other job seekers, but there are certain words and phrases that can actually disguise your qualifications. For example, if an applicant writes, "Assisted manager in optimizing marketing campaigns,"... Continue Reading

  • Get the Edge: Using Buzzwords in Your Resume

    Get the Edge: Using Buzzwords in Your Resume

    CareerBuilder.com Wouldn't it be great if you could sprinkle a few magic words into your résumé that would miraculously catapult it to the top of the heap in an interviewer's office? No hocus pocus is needed -- adding certain "buzzwords" or keywords to your résumé could do just... Continue Reading