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7 Resume Tips for New Grads – Prove You’re A Great Hire!

Guest Author: Global resume authority Jessica Hernandez of http://www.greatresumesfast.com is a former HR Manager who partners with professional- and executive-level candidates to create authentic, branded resumes and cover letters.
Website: http://www.greatresumesfast.com

Millions of college students throughout the country recently threw their caps up into the air and are now ready to make a fresh start in the workforce. If you’re a recent college grad, you’re probably excited about your prospects—and you should be!

While it’s no secret that you are entering a tough industry—with fresh ideas and a spirited attitude—you are undoubtedly a great candidate. You just have to prove it by writing a quality resume. Here are tips to get started:

Brand Yourself

As a relatively new candidate seeking employment in the workforce, it’s important that you brand yourself as a top candidate in your field. A good approach is to add a branding statement to your resume that identifies your professional title and offers a few sentences highlighting your accomplishments. It summarizes how valuable you are and entices the hiring manager to learn more about you.

Target Specific Companies

The next step toward creating an amazing resume is tailoring it to the company you are applying with. This requires that you carefully review each job you’re writing a resume for and add skills and accomplishments that tell the employer you are qualified based on your history.

Include All Relevant Experience

As a person who has just graduated, it’s possible that you don’t have a great deal of professional experience. But you still want to list all skills and experiences that are relevant to each job you want, even if it means including clubs, volunteer experience, and coursework.
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Tips for Branding Yourself in an Interview

Guest Author: Global resume authority Jessica Hernandez of http://www.greatresumesfast.com is a former HR Manager who partners with professional- and executive-level candidates to create authentic, branded resumes and cover letters. Website: http://www.greatresumesfast.com Your personal brand is an essential component in helping you stand out in any aspect of your job search. Defining yourself as a professional is just as crucial in […]

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How to Raise Your Visibility Within Your Organization

Guest Author: Peggy McKee, The Medical Sales Recruiter
Website: http://phcconsulting.com/WordPress

It’s common for me to get questions from folks in higher-level sales positions or semi-supervisory positions (maybe National Accounts Managers, etc.), maybe interviewing for Regional Accounts Manager positions, who want to know how to differentiate themselves so that they will be the ones who get tapped for promotions. There’s a lot of advice out there about these kinds of things, and certainly your sales performance has to be solid to even put you in the running. I provide custom consulting at this level, too, but to get you started, here are 9 ways to raise your visibility within your organization and build your personal brand:
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There’s still room for a little kindness


This post is about being kind – in the workplace, and in life. Yes, I know, it sounds a bit old fashioned, maybe a bit backward. Some will say, “Grace, that just doesn’t work in the real world.” I mentioned this topic to a colleague and his response was, “Nobody gets ahead by being nice and kind. Are you sure you want to write about that?” Yes, actually, I DO want to write about this topic. More than ever. It seems like everywhere I look, I see people saying things and doing things that are mean – in the name of “getting ahead.”

So, I’m going to go ahead and write, albeit briefly, about being kind. However, I also realize that this post will likely not be shared or tweeted nearly as far and wide as other posts. That’s ok. These simple things still need to be stated.

So, here are a few thoughts about kindness.
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