Category Archive: Careers

Nov 09

Essential Features in a Resume 7

Occupational Certification
Certifications are available in many fields of work. They are an independent verification of expertise. Although many are familiar with computer and technical certifications, a wide range exists. Certifications address occupations from interior design to automotive sales. In addition, you can be a certified public speaker, self-help professional, life coach, and more. …

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Nov 08

Essential Features in a Resume 6

Occupational Licensure
Occupational licensure is important in many fields, particularly technical and health industries. License requirements apply to specific occupations, many dealing with public health and safety. They are regulated by the states or Federal government. License requirements vary by state. If a license is required by your state, unlicensed practice of an occupation …

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Nov 07

Essential Features in a Resume 5

Education
Depending on the type of job you seek, this section may be even more important than your work history. Accuracy with your starting and ending dates, degree titles,
and school contact information is crucial. List your educational levels attained, starting with your most recent. If you have taken college classes, but are …

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Nov 06

Essential Features in a Resume 4

Contact Information
Your contact information serves two purposes. It tells the employer who you are and how to contact you for additional information, or to set up an interview, so you want to make sure that it is easy for a prospective employer to contact you directly or leave a message to which you …

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Nov 05

Essential Features in a Resume 3

The Summary Statement
Write a summary statement to show why you are the ideal candidate for your desired job. The summary statement highlights your past accomplishments and emphasizes the professional characteristics that make you stand out. You only have one chance to make a good first impression. Use action verbs and keywords to wow …

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