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Some successful people keep a ‘failure résumé’ filled with the jobs they didn’t get and the awards they didn’t win
Some successful people keep failure résumés with sections about the jobs they didn't get, awards they didn't win, and dreams they failed to achieve.
The skills gap in tech is virtually nonexistent — it’s just that job seekers aren’t building the right skills employers need
According to a report form Enhancv, blockchain and junior software developers are underqualified, while Java and .Net developers are overqualified.
Google cofounder Sergey Brin was pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford two years before Google was born.
You may be tempted to fluff up your resume with every single job you've had and every class you've ever taken, but recruiters say that's a mistake. Irrelevant hobbies and links to your social media accounts are other things that you should take off your resume right away.
There are plenty of job search tips that you might still receive today that are totally old-school — or simply ill-advised. For instance, you don't always need to wear a suit to an interview. In addition, advice like "follow your passion" isn't always the best.
If you need an excellent sample résumé that you should work off of, look no further. Amanda Augustine, career expert at TopResume, created a résumé example that will serve as a helpful guide to any jobseeker.
A head recruiter at Amazon says the best résumés are data-based — and there’s an easy formula you can follow
Your résumé is a recruiter's first impression of you during the job search. To impress recruiters like Celeste Joy Diaz, a recruiting manager at Amazon, get into the data when you're talking about your accomplishments.
A head recruiter at Amazon says the biggest mistake people make on their résumés comes down to their job title
Your résumé is a recruiter's first impression of you during the job search. According to one Amazon recruiter, not explaining your job accomplishments is one key way to alienate recruiters from the outset. So, use hard numbers in your résumé to demonstrate how you succeeded in previous roles.
A career expert who has read 40,000 résumés explains the most annoying mistakes people make. Here are some major blunders and minor pitfalls you should avoid.