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These are the 25 magic resume words that will land you the job: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide

Finding enough different verbs to say “I did it” in a clever way is often a struggle for professionals writing their resumes. It's important that every bullet point in your resume include a success verb, not just an active verb. Here's what they are. From the Ladders 2018 Resume Guide.

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This is the single biggest mistake you’re making with your resume: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide

If there’s one trick to getting your resume right, it’s understanding that your resume is not about you. This is the biggest resume mistake, and how to get your resume template right. From the Ladders 2018 Resume Guide.

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Ladders 2018 Resume Guide

Ladders 2018 Resume Guide provides resume help, best practices and expert advice for how to write a resume, professional resume templates, resume formats and layouts, and effective resume writing advice for fast-rising and mid-career professionals.

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6 keys to declutter your resume right now

Common wisdom tells us to limit all the important information on our resume to a single page, with just the highlights. Here's how to do it right.

Job Search

This CEO believes resumes are becoming obsolete — here’s why

Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, believes that the key to finding strong talent isn’t looking at more resumes — it’s about looking in non-traditional places.

Tips For Redoing Your Resume When Switching Career Paths

Fine tune your resume for the job you want, not the job you have.

Expert Tips: How to Construct an IT Resume/CV

Find the do's and don'ts when it comes to crafting a stellar IT resume and cover letter.

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Powerful resume words that will transform your resume

Optimize your resume with powerful resume words that showcase your true value to recruiters. Grab attention with resume power words that emphasize your talents.

5 Free Resume Tools Every Job Seeker Should Know About

Use these free resources to create outstanding resumes and develop your personal brand.

Tips for Creating an Excellent Resume to Land an Internship

A successful career starts with a great resume.

The Skills Employers Value Most From Military Veterans

Make the military-to-civilian career transition easier by highlighting these sought-after strengths.

Job Application Checklist for the Recent Grad

Follow these best practices to ensure your job application bypasses the job-search black hole.

7 Resume Tips Every Recent College Grad Should Read

Craft a strong resume that says you’re ready for the workforce.

Translating Military Experience to a Civilian Resume

Explaining transferable skills is a critical component in navigating the job-search landscape.

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Use color to get your next job — but not in your resume

Using color, though not on your resume, to stand out in your next job search will catch a hiring manager’s eye and separate you from the other candidates. Make your resume into your personal brand.

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How to handle short-term jobs in your resume work history

A work history of short-term jobs can hurt your resume. Learn how to improve your resume and work history so you can get hired during your job search.