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Build Self-Confidence with Resume Addendum

Build Self-Confidence with Resume Addendum

A resume tool to differentiate yourself in the job market

How to use a Resume Addendum as an extra tool to supplement your resume when appealing to prospective employers and recruiters. Read More »

This Resume Tool Got Me a Job in 5 Months

This Resume Tool Got Me a Job in 5 Months

The resume addendum works well if your job history is long

How a new tool - the resume addendum - can help set your resume apart from the pack, especially for the older unemployed. Read More »

This Resume With Errors Led To A Job Of A Lifetime

This Resume With Errors Led To A Job Of A Lifetime

Career and job-search experts often caution job seekers to proof their resumes and make sure there aren't any typos. But recently, Marco Arment (pictured, right, at a laptop), who was Tumblr founder David Karp's first hire, posted to his blog the resume that he used back in 2006 to get a job at the microblogging... Read More »

Sample Resume For A Career Changer

Sample Resume For A Career Changer

Lisa Marshall wanted to get out of the mortgage industry, and into a different finance-related role. Check out her new resume. Read More »

Veteran Resume Makeover: Get a Job Recruiter's Attention

Veteran Resume Makeover: Get a Job Recruiter's Attention

Educational achievements are an important asset in job seeking, but when it comes to resumes, veterans should lead with their work experience. Read More »

Veteran Resume Makeover: How To Convey A Professional Image

Veteran Resume Makeover: How To Convey A Professional Image

While some veterans use their resumes to display their likability, when it comes to job seeking, it's best to keep it professional. Read More »

Veteran Resume Makeover: How To Adapt The Resume To The Job

Veteran Resume Makeover: How To Adapt The Resume To The Job

Having an updated resume always on hand can help veterans to be prepared when it comes time to finding a new job. Read More »

Veteran Resume Makeover: How To Tailor It To Online Job Search

Veteran Resume Makeover: How To Tailor It To Online Job Search

Creating a resume isn't easy for anyone, but job seeking veterans often struggle with providing enough detail about their work experience. Read More »

Does Your Resume Show You At Your Best?

Does Your Resume Show You At Your Best?

A publisher sent me a book on resume writing the other day. As I was paging through it, I realized something: it's been years since I've sent anyone a resume. During that time, a dozen clients have come and gone, but no one asks for a chronological list of my work history. Which is good, because I don't really... Read More »

Ridiculously Clever Resumes

Ridiculously Clever Resumes

We set out to find examples of resumes that broke the norm in one way or another. Read More »

Sample Resume: Retail

Sample Resume: Retail

Compiling a resume in which the majority of your experience comes from retail may seem difficult at first. "I worked at this store, I sold these products" is the typical mindset of many retail employees. However, with a little thought, you can make your retail experience work for you. Think about what you've... Read More »

Sample Resume: Warehouse Worker

Sample Resume: Warehouse Worker

If you've been working in the warehouse and industrial environments long enough, you may have been promoted to supervisor or manager. This leads to the inevitable question -- how do you best represent your leadership talents on a resume? Always look for opportunities to quantify your experiences, by percentages... Read More »

The Business Card Resume

The Business Card Resume

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Sample Resume: Military-to-Civilian Transition

Sample Resume: Military-to-Civilian Transition

When Sally transitioned from the military to civilian life, she needed a resume that focused on the skills she acquired in the military that would be most relevant to the private companies she was targeting. She turned to Janet Beckstrom, owner of Word Crafter. Janet created a presentation that focused on... Read More »

Sample Resume for a College Internship

Sample Resume for a College Internship

A great internship during college can be an excellent springboard for future internships and can help graduating seniors land their first entry level job. AOL Jobs talked to Dr. Cheryl Minnick, internship coordinator and career advisor at The University of Montana, to learn how a great student resume can help... Read More »

Sample Resume: Career Change From Mortgage Broker to Finance Professional

Sample Resume: Career Change From Mortgage Broker to Finance Professional

Lisa Marshall had spent her entire career in the mortgage industry. But faced with market volatility and shrinking opportunities, Lisa needed a resume that expanded past the mortgage industry and positioned her as a desirable candidate for other finance-related roles. Lisa turned to ACRW resume writer Wanda... Read More »

A Sample Resume for a Recent College Graduate

A Sample Resume for a Recent College Graduate

Writing a resume as a recent college graduate can be quite challenging. When you're just starting out in your career, you have limited professional experience to prove the value you can bring to an employer. By focusing on successes achieved during college and proving how these skill can be transferred to real... Read More »

Sample Resume: Loan Specialist for the Federal Government

Sample Resume: Loan Specialist for the Federal Government

Barbara Kelly lost her job along with many other retail bank and credit union managers and employees. She decided she wanted a position with FDIC offering her retail banking experience. She turned to Kathryn Troutman, president of The Resume Place, Inc., to redesign and target her private industry retail bank... Read More »

Your Video Resume: Don't Be Dave!

Your Video Resume: Don't Be Dave!

If you think video resumes are a good idea, check out Dave's Awesome Video Resume, the first in the "Don't Be Dave" series of videos on how NOT to conduct a successful job search. This hilarious spoof on video resumes, courtesy of Pongo Resume, features fictitious job seeker Dave Hetherington, who makes every... Read More »

Resume Examples Listing

Resume Examples Listing

Our resume experts have hand-selected the best (and worst) resume examples across industries, companies, job titles and resume styles. Use them for reference and inspiration when creating your own resume. Read More »

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