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Seven Tips for a Better Resume

Title : Seven Tips for a Better Resume

Source : YourOnRamp

Related Article : GetInterviews.com

Author : Alesia Benedict

Date : October 22, 2008

7 Tips for a Better Resume

Excerpt :

Want more interviews? Job searches in tough times like now demand polished resumes more than ever.
If you are attempting to write your own resume, these seven tips are important to follow.

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Talking points

What are the seven tips the author offers for writing better resumes?

Do you agree with her suggestions? Have you tried them?

Have you ever written a resume as a part of a job search?

Have you ever sent resumes in response to job announcements?

What kind of information should be included in a resume?

What information should be excluded?

If you were an employer, what types of resumes might get your attention?

How does a resume help you prepare for a job interview?

What are your tips for writing good resumes and preparing for job interviews?

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Expressions

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16