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No doubt, this is a tough job market, and who knows when it will get better? With so many applicants for too few positions, it’s no wonder employers ignore all but the top qualified candidates. Do you find yourself applying to positions that you are sure you are the best qualified, but you still get no response? It may be more than just competition, the problem may be your resume.
An additional source of resume deadwood is wordiness. A good resume reads fast and sharp. When possible make four words do the work of six. Avoid pronouns like “results oriented,” “fast paced,” “hard working,” and “honest”. Rather, let your accomplishments illustrate those qualities.
Competition for good jobs will continue to be high. A well written resume is your best tool to help get you in front of hiring managers who will call you for interview. Don’t let another good opportunity pass you by. Improve your resume and improve your chances for your next job.
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