Should You List Your GPA on Your Resume? Here’s Everything to Consider

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READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE MUSE. To add or not to add your grade point average to your resume? It might not seem like an important question, but did you know that there are times including or not including your GPA could literally help land you the job or nudge you into the rejection pile? Adding your GPA to your resume when you don’t need to may detract from your actual qualifications. For example, if you went through a rough patch in college, your overall grade point average may have no bearing on the actual knowledge you’ve absorbed or […]

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5 Reasons Every CEO Should Keep Their Resume Updated

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PUBLISHED TO MEDIUM As a professional resume writer, I often hear the words “I own my own business, why would I need a resume?” or “I’m pretty secure where I’m at and not planning on leaving any time soon.” Chills shoot up and down my spine. These are exactly the reasons that they need a resume, and they don’t even realize it. I mean: How could someone willfully not have all the tools at their disposal? Do they realize they aren’t taking advantage of their full potential? Aren’t they looking to expand their own business? Are they not ready to […]

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14 of the Most Common Remote Jobs & Annual Salaries, as According to FlexJobs

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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ON RESUME.ACADEMY’S OFFICIAL BLOG In a recent press release by the world’s favorite remote jobsearch site, FlexJobs identified “14 of the Most Common Remote Jobs” and the average annual pay per position. This list was based on data gathered from within an ever-growing database of work-at-home positions and key factors were highlighted for each of those positions. Additional data was gathered at PayScale.com, and annual salary data was determined in relation to those factors. The bottom line is this. As millennials continue to take the workforce by storm, a preference for out-of-office experiences has become the norm. As […]

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Marketing Through Resume: Achievements Over Duty

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This article was previously featured on TalentZoo.com. Click here to see the original article by Jessica N. Abraham. Aside from the new standards of quality that have been instituted into the new resume requirements for getting past Applicant Tracking Systems, we have to realize that, for most of our lives, we have been writing the resume wrong. Professional resume writers are often baffled at how some of the top professionals at Fortune 500 companies have included so few achievements within their resumes, but have listed many duties! For the most part, employers already know what your job duties entail. As […]

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LinkedIn, CareerBuilder and Indeed Amongst Many Making Big Data Changes to the Job Search Industry for 2016

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Previously Published to TMC Net’s World News Column LinkedIn (News – Alert), like so many other job search companies, are reworking their madness to compete against big data analytics. According to TechCrunch reports, LinkedIn will slowly be rolling out changes in the way LinkedIn looks and is currently being used. Actually, only 10% of LinkedIn’s 400 million-member database will get first glance of this platform before the official rollout, which is set for early next year. As for LinkedIn’s main focus for the upcoming New Year, job listings will become more informative and more social, allowing users to compare themselves against […]

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