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5 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Resume for Spring

Spring is a time of renewal and fresh beginnings, and a chance to purge the old and usher in the new.

So why not do just that when it comes to your resume?   

Whether you need a touch up or a complete makeover, dusting off your resume and adding it to your spring cleaning list is a great way to prepare for your next career opportunity.   

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The Elevator Pitch: 3 Easy Ways To Craft Yours

Imagine getting on the elevator in the lobby where you work. To your surprise, the CEO steps into the elevator as the doors begin to close. What do you do? Put your head down? Throw on your invisibility cloak? Or do something even more crazy like… speak?

Sometimes we create an opportunity for career growth, like successfully getting an interview for a job. Other times an opportunity might present itself unexpectedly, like someone important to our career stepping onto an elevator as we ride to the 8th floor together.

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What a Resume Review Can Do For You

dreamstime m 40196145Resumes. They are one of the most frustrating things to write – and one of the most confounding things to get right.

Did I use the correct words? Did I capture my skills well? Do I even sound interesting enough for someone to hire me?

For as long as resumes continue to be requested by employers (and just who is that phantom behind the curtain looking at those resumes? A robot? A human? A combination of the two?), we will continue to send ours along, trying to beat out hundreds of others to win that job.

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