Category Archives: Resume Writing

mathematics

Resume Phrases – Mathematics

As a mathematics major, you’ve probably spent a lot of time analyzing data, solving problem sets, and creating models, but how do you capture all of that classroom and math lab experience on your resume? Here are a few sample resume phrases to get you started: Thorough knowledge of statistical modeling, techniques and practices Formulated and analyzed mathematical models for […]

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Biologist

Resume Phrases for Biology Majors

Through your biology coursework, you will likely learn a variety of laboratory techniques, study concepts in genetics, molecular, systems, and developmental biology, and conduct a wide range of print and lab research.  But how do you write about these experiences on your resume? Here are some sample resume phrases that may be helpful in describing your classroom and lab experience: […]

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Where does your resume end up?

5 Elements of a Mediocre Resume – Hello Again, Trash Can …

Where does your resume end up?

Where does your resume end up?

Guest Author: A nationally recognized resume expert, Jessica Holbrook Hernandez is President/CEO of Great Resumes Fast and a former human resources manager and recruiter.
Website: http://www.greatresumesfast.com

Has a lackluster resume response rate left you wondering if your resume or the job market is to blame for your shortage of interviews? Take a quick look at my list of five basics of a mediocre resume to help determine if your resume is to blame for your interview famine.

Mediocre Resume Component #1 – A vanilla, undistinguished introduction or profile. If the introductory statement on your resume could describe someone else—anyone else besides you—then you haven’t branded or customized your introductory statement well enough.

Mediocre Resume Component #2 – An omitted job target or job title. By neglecting to include a job title or target job position at the beginning of your resume you’re making the employer guess which position you’re applying to and what you’re qualified to do.
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Anthropology

Resume Phrases for Anthropology Majors

As an Anthropology major, you’re likely exposed to a wide range of theoretical perspectives and research methods, given the opportunity to study different civilizations, cultures, and languages, and have perhaps participated in field research. But how do you capture these great experiences on your resume? Here are a handful of resume phrases that may be helpful in describing your classroom, […]

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