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    Resumes for a Digital Age

    Resumes for a Digital Age
    When you're applying for a job, you work hard to make sure your resume will command the attention of the first person who reads it. But it's increasingly likely that the first reader of your resume won't be a person at all. Inundated with hundreds—or thousands—of resumes for some positions, many companies are using technology to streamline resume screening. "Any time ...
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    Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume

    Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume
    You're probably aware that hiring managers cannot ask discriminatory questions during interviews. But this legal protection isn't too useful in preventing discrimination before the interview. If your resume contains personal information unrelated to your job target -- your race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. -- you might fall victim to discrimination, even if you're qualified for the position. Your resume ...
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    Three Tips to Jazz Up Your Teaching Resume

    Three Tips to Jazz Up Your Teaching Resume
    In most areas, teaching jobs can be very hard to come by. Oftentimes there are scores of applicants for each job opening. Put yourself in the shoes of the administrator who has to fill that job opening. You have sixty application packets on your desk-- each one contains a cover letter, resume, application, and certification information. And it's your job to ...
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