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If you are spending a lot of time on writing and creating a new resume, then it can be terribly frustrating if employers ignore your resume when it lands on their desk.



When applying for a job you’ll no doubt battle with the length of your resume as this is a problem for many candidates looking for employment. With work experience, skills and your expertise to outline all in one document it can be tough to keep the length to two pages or less.

   

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creating a sales resume

The sales industry is a popular career path for many people.



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When you are resume writing there are so many sections to consider. Work experience, hobbies, qualifications, achievements, references, personal statement, career objective, awards…the list is endless! But one of the sections you should never forget when writing your resume is the key skills section.



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There are a variety of sections that make up a resume but is one more important than the other? We think they are equally important…here are some reasons why every section of your resume is important and why you should focus on getting each one right before you apply for a job!



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Resume stunts are happening more and more as millions of jobseekers across the country compete to find and secure employment. With 2.2 million people currently out of work, it’s no wonder resume stunts are happening more regularly. So what exactly do we mean by a ‘resume stunt’?



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With more and more competition on the job market it’s now more important than ever to go the extra-mile when applying for a job. Employers read through tonnes of resumes every time they advertise a vacancy so to ensure they thoroughly read yours and potentially invite you to a job interview, you need to make your application stand out.

Here are some ideas of how to stand out from your competition:



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When writing a resume and applying for a job it’s vital to put yourself in the employer’s shoes. In order to write the best possible resume and to increase your chances of being invited to a job interview, you should consider what the employer will be looking for in your application. Here are some questions to ask yourself when you are updating your resume:



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Every so often your resume will need a spring clean. If you’re applying for a new job you’ll need to dust it off, delete anything irrelevant, add new content and give the design an update too! So if you are about to refresh yours, here are some ideas to help!



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Sending your resume out to recruitment companies could help you to find employment but what do recruiters look for on a resume and application? Are they different to employers? And what can make your resume stand out from the other candidates registering with recruitment companies? We spoke to an ex-recruiter to find out some tips on how to impress.


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