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Halloween Costume 2014

Posted: by HRNasty in Climbing Career Ladder, Company Culture, Manage your Manager, What HR Really Thinks

It’s that time of year again. Halloween approaches and of course, it wouldn’t be an HRNasty Halloween if I couldn’t try and predict the tasteless Halloween costumes some fools will wear this year to work.   This year will probably be a double whammy because Halloween falls on a Friday. Companies that specifically designate Dress Casual Friday […]

Job resume format

How you format your job resume is the most critical step when it comes to your job search. Yes, how you dress in job interview matters, as does how you answer job interview questions. But for most of us, the job search starts mentally and emotionally with the creation of our resume and it is our foundation. How we format our resume will absolutely determine whether our document will generate a call back or be sent to the round file for recycle so unfortunately, for many of us, this is also where the job search ends. In today’s post we explain how candidates with a few years of experience should be thinking about their formatting their job resume. If you have applied to jobs with your resume multiple times and not heard back from the hiring company, todays post is probably the root cause of the silence.

I see two very common job resume formats that will consistently disqualify a candidate. If your resume has either of these to formats, I would recommend making an adjustment. The two most common job resume format mistakes I see are,

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