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This Is What An A+ Resume Looks Like

Hello RezScorians! What does an A+ resume actually look like and what does it do to get an A+? It’s a question we get all the time. Here’s the short answer – go to www.rezscore.com and scroll down. Under “See A Demo” you’ll see a few images, and under those, links. Simply click on the [...]

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Meet An Awesome RezScorian

  As you already know, RezScore loves job-seekers! We’re constantly seeking ways to promote and enhance your job search, from offering our Free Resume Grader to our Skills Explorer to our Leaderboard. We have also been profiling job seekers who have submitted the very best resumes.  This week, we’re doing it a bit differently. We’re introducing [...]

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The RezScore Playlist: 4 Resume Tips from A Few Of Our Favorite Songs

It’s a given that everyone at RezScore is pretty hip to the resume game. After all, who else would give job seekers a resume grader, skills explorer, and this amazing blog? Exactly. However, did you know that we’re also big music fans too? From time to time, you can catch RezScore team members singing in the car, [...]

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The 4 Most Obvious Resume Rules You Forgot to Follow

Captain Obvious to the rescue! Yes, on the RezScore blog, we love sharing tips and tricks to help you write your very best resume. Sometimes, even the smallest details matter and we want you to get it all right. However, every job seeker has had a moment when they simply forgot that oh-so-important resume rule. [...]

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Update Your Resume Challenge #3: Re-Vamp Your Skills

If you’ve been following the prestigious, quasi-official RezScore blog (we know you have been), then you know all about the fact that September is ‘International Update Your Resume Month’! That means, this September everyone (yes, even you, Mr. I-already-have-a-job-Jones) should pull out their resumes, dust them off, and update them for those unexpected opportunities around every [...]

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Our 4 Favorite Resume Hacks

Believe it or not, but we love resumes. We love their usefulness, their flexible nature, and the fact a resume gets you hired (who doesn’t love that?). Since we’re all about resumes and we’re just a smidge nerdy, we’ve naturally come up with our very own set of resume hacks that are handy to just [...]

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Update Your Resume Challenge #2: Create Your Own Resume Template

If you’ve been following the prestigious, quasi-official RezScore blog (we know you have been), then you know all about the fact that September is ‘International Update Your Resume Month’! That means, this September everyone (yes, even you, Mr. I-already-have-a-job-Jones) should pull out their resumes, dust them off, and update them for those unexpected opportunities around every [...]

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Update Your Resume Challenge #1: Slim Down Your Resume

If you’ve been following the prestigious, quasi-official RezScore blog (we know you have been), then you know all about the fact that September is ‘International Update Your Resume Month’! That means, this September everyone (yes, even you, Mr. I-already-have-a-job-Jones) should pull out their resumes, dust them off, and update them for those unexpected opportunities around [...]

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September is ‘International Update Your Resume Month’! Why Everyone Needs an Updated Resume

September is in full-swing. You’ve got your various syllabi printed, your Fantasy Football team drafted, and a date picked to head to the country and watch the leaves change. With all this change in the air, how’s your resume doing? That’s right, September is International Update Your Resume Month! Brought to you by Career Directors [...]

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Mind the Gap: 8 Ways to Handle Gaps Between Jobs

Last year, the average time between jobs peaked at around 30 weeks. 30 weeks… that’s right around seven months. Seven months of your time spent out of a job. Seven months that can easily sift through your fingers if you don’t watch out. While seven months seems like a great opportunity to relax, work on [...]

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5 Ways to Keep Your Resume Unreadable

You have the education. You have the experience. You are ready to go after that job with the best version of your resume. You have a flawless cover letter and send off your resume for your dream job. On the other end of that email, the hiring manager, impressed by your cover letter, goes to [...]

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Bells & Whistles: 5 Formatting Tools to Make Your Resume Stand Out

When you’re on the job hunt, your resume is your first line of offense. Recruiters and hiring managers will take one look at your resume and decide whether or not they should continue reading within a fraction of a second. Remember: They have hundreds of resumes cross their desk every day, so you have to [...]

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Guest Post: Thoughts On Basements and Networks

“Those who fail to plan…should plan to fail.” – unattributed, many sources “I am never doing that again…and this time, I really mean it!” – me, the day after every St Patrick’s day I recently bought a new house.  A side effect of that, naturally, is that all of the stuff that’s been accumulated over [...]

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Find a Younger Mentor

“Find a mentor” It’s advice we’ve all heard, and most of us have tried to follow it to one degree or another. Maybe you have had a successful mentoring relationship, maybe not, but you’ve probably put yourself out there at least once to find someone who could help guide you, your career and your decisions. [...]

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Guest Post: “Common Resume Mistakes”

Hello RezScorians! Here’s a guest post from Eric Barthels,  Recruiting Director at Three Pillars Recruiting, on some common resume mistakes. Eric is a total recruiting wizard and a great drinking buddy.   When creating / optimizing a resume, there are several common mistakes made by perspective candidates. 1) Remove your objective. I have never seen [...]

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Guest Post: “Looking Good on Paper”

Hello RezScorians! Here’s a guest post from Laurie Davis,  the Director, Counseling & Programming at Yeshiva University. Laurie’s an expert on getting your resume noticed, and she’s compiled a few handy tips for our readers. Laurie is not affiliated with RezScore, she’s just an awesome friend!   There are so many resources about resume writing, [...]

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