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6 Steps for the Perfect Resume to Land Your Next Job

Review your resume for errors. To ensure that you’ve covered your bases, proofread and then proofread again. Then have a trusted friend or family member review it for you as well. You don’t want to risk sending a resume that has spelling errors, grammatical mistakes, or formatting issues. Run your resume through a spell-checker or have it scanned by one of the many online tools available before sending it off to the hiring manager. When you’re writing out the information on your resume, be sure not to use any abbreviations, acronyms, or slang terms. Use professional language and keep in mind that everything will be read by someone who might not understand industry-specific terms or lingo. Keep it simple when...

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5 Reasons you Need a Leather Portfolio for Your Next Job Interview

You are organized. You have an interview scheduled. You are excited, but also nervous. There are many things to remember, questions to ask and people to meet. Before you start to stress, take a few minutes to decide how you will organize everything you need for your meeting. Will it be in a plain folder or something more professional? The last thing you want is for your resume and important documents to get mixed up with other papers in your bag, or for them to become wrinkled by the time of your meeting. Make sure that everything has its own space and is well organized so that you can easily find what you need when the time comes! You mean...

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Best printables: from paint by numbers to official documents

Printables: Everything You Need to Know It’s no secret. Here at Resumates, we’ve always been all about printing. So it’s no surprise that we love our topic today; printables. What are Printables? Printables are just that; things you can print at home. Typically, printables are free intellectual property that can be downloaded and printed by anyone. That’s a very broad definition, and in fact, printables are an outrageously diverse category. We’ve compiled a list of some of our absolute favorite printable documents we’ve found online. People are printing all kinds of crazy things! Everything from maps to birthday cards to paint-by-numbers to eye charts. Games Word searches. Remember word searches? Word searches come with a grid of letters and a bank...

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Destress from interview prep with custom paint by number services

During the stresses of interview prep its great to have a hobby or project where you can fully focus. Focusing on a project or task allows you to disconnect from the complexities of modern life, and in doing so relax and rejuvenate. To the degree we can build and accomplish something in the process we find it creates really healthy reinforcing feedback. One example of how we can build positive things during stressful times is with some of the new paint by number products out there today. You probably remember paint by number projects from your childhood, such as Schipper paint by number kits. Well, they're back and in many ways quite a bit better than ever. Technology and craftsmanship have made it possible to convert...

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The ultimate guide to resume paper

It is fascinating that some of our most critical professional moments - the ones that can alter the course of our professional careers - occur in the 30-minute interview setting. Despite all of the experience we have built over years, we are tasked with giving the strongest first impression in this short window to our potential future employers. The importance of first impressions Most of us learned growing up that we can only make a good first impression once. This grade-school advice only grows in importance as we enter the workforce and move upward in our careers. As we march towards interviews and career fairs we know how important it is to make our best first impressions. We check all of our...

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