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The Top Resume Tips From 2016

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Welcome to the Top Resume Tips from 2016!

As the year draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at our most popular advice from the year.

Whether you are looking to revamp your resume from scratch, or just give it a quick tune up, these tips from our team of experts will get your resume the refresh it needs.


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Before and After: How a Professional Writes Resumes

One of hardest parts of writing a convincing resume is crafting high-impact, eye-catching bullet points. Resume Writer and Executive Coach Renita Kalhorn shares 4 examples of bullet points she has re-written for Ivy Exec clients. See the Examples »


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Resume VS. LinkedIn Profile: 3 Important Distinctions You Need to Make

We commonly get the question “Should my resume match my LinkedIn profile?” While there should be some crossover, copying your resume onto your social media profile is a missed opportunity to differentiate yourself from a sea of candidates. Read On »


remove from your resume3 Things to Remove From Your Resume Right Now

Struggling to contain your resume to one or two pages? Everything on your resume should be relevant, recent and results-focused. If it’s not, you run the risk of confusing your reader. Here are 3 things you should remove from your resume. Read On »


Video: Does Your Resume Undersell You?resume undersell

Feel like your resume isn’t doing your career justice? Or are you not getting calls back for applications that you are eminently qualified for? Our team shares the most common mistakes people make when writing their resume that undersells them to readers. Learn More »


common resume typos5 Resume Typos That Your Computer Won’t Catch

Just because you ran your resume through Spell Check, doesn’t mean your resume is free of typos or blunders. Make sure you are on the look out for these typos that Microsoft Word doesn’t recognize. Read On »

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