How not to look for work in the USA: advice from a Russian-speaking immigrant

Many people face problems in finding a job. Here's an example of what a very canonical recruitment process looks like in the United States. Once upon a time there were two sisters - Pelageya and Glasha. Both dreamed of working for the wonderful company Google. ⠀ Pelageya was a straightforward girl, so she went to the site ...

The programmer created a comic resume full of high-profile titles and keywords: she was answered by well-known companies

A programmer from the United States decided to conduct an experiment to find a job. After several unsuccessful attempts to find a job, she created a fake resume, replete with famous names and brands, as well as unsupported pretentious statements and keywords. What was the result after that, she said ...

Seven nuances that need to be urgently removed from your resume if you want to get a job in the USA

Everyone is constantly writing about what to add to their resume, but rarely about what needs to be removed from it. Resume Director General Peter Young has read over a thousand job applicant submissions and shared the factors that could hurt your chances ...

How to write a resume to get invited to an interview: 5 recruitment tips

Finding a job can be a daunting task, especially when the economy is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. But certain knowledge can increase your chances of a successful interview. Let's say the BBC recommends paying special attention to the resume. Let's start with the basics: the resume should contain your name and contact ...

15 Undervalued Job Search Tools

Popular job search sites such as LinkedIn, Indeed.com, Monster and CareerBuilder are convenient and offer a wide range of job openings. But all applicants know about them, which creates a high level of competition. Therefore, in order to find the perfect job, it is worth turning to less popular tools, ...

Three resume points that could take away your job interview

Getting your dream job means making a good first impression, which has a lot to do with what you list at the very top of your resume. Unfortunately, too many job seekers are not making the most of this space, writes CNBC. One of the biggest ...

What social skills should you include on your resume to get a job?

As the US economy slowly recovers and tens of millions of unemployed people seek new job opportunities, many will update their resumes to send out to potential employers. Grow writes about it. If you are updating your resume in hopes of getting the attention of recruiters and hiring managers, ...

How to highlight your resume among hundreds of others: life hacks from experts

  When you apply for a job, your resume is mixed in with hundreds, sometimes thousands, of others. If you are not invited for interviews, this may be due to the fact that your resume does not meet the requirements of competitors, writes GoBankingRates. ...

How to create an ideal resume at different stages of a career: expert advice

There is no one-size-fits-all resume template to guarantee a positive interview outcome. But there is one important message that every resume should illustrate: "This is how I improved things at the previous company." Writes about this CNBC. An expert who has been an employee for 20 years ...

Selfies, emojis and all the colors of the rainbow: what HR experts think about creative resumes

In today's competitive job market - where hiring managers can spend as little as 7 seconds looking at resumes - job seekers are often tempted to add a little creativity to their paperwork to stand out from the crowd. As a result, resumes begin to resemble profiles ...

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