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  • Resume Do’s and Don’ts – June Job Talk Webinar
    Date: Thursday, June 7th Time: 1:00 – 1:30pm Presenter: Matt Peal, Partner, iMPact Business Group 6 seconds – that’s the average time a hiring manager or recruiter will review your resume before deciding whether to give it further consideration, or place it in the no-pile. In our June Jo...
  • Why Being Dishonest on Your Resume Will Backfire
    According to Inc.com, as many as 85% of job applicants are not totally truthful on their resume. As tempting as it may be to adjust a few details here and there on your resume to make yourself look better and improve your chances to get a call back and an interview, the risks of doing so are not wor...
  • How to Address Job Hopping on a Resume [Video]
    Subscribe to our YouTube page:  In our recruiter video tip this week, iMPact recruiter Casey Coretti shares some advice for job seekers who have had several jobs in a short amount of time, and are appearing as job hoppers to potential employers. Resume Contract jobs Permanent roles Recommendatio...
  • Recruiter Video Tip: How to Get Around Appearing Overqualified on a Resume
    In this short video, iMPact’s Paul Kujawsi discusses how to get around appearing overqualified on a resume. Education: Focus education to job description Experience: Align  with job description Language: Tone down language Cover letter: Include for more detail Long term: Convey your plans t...
  • Reasons You Should Customize Your Resume for Employer Consideration
    Many job sites now allow users to “quick apply”. Just click a button and your resume is in the hands of a recruiter or hiring manager. Unfortunately, it’s probably just moments away from being greeted with the click of a delete button. However, by taking a few extra minutes to customize your r...
  • 6 Recruiter Resume Pet Peeves
    Recruiters receive hundreds of new resumes every week and only a few make it to consideration for one of their available positions. There are a few things that they encounter on a regular basis that will make a resume get discarded to the no pile more quickly. Here are 6 of the top resume pet peeves...
  • Our 18 Favorite Resume & Job Search Tips for 2018
    With 2017 in the rear view mirror, we decided to put together a list of our 18 favorite resume and job search tips to help you with your job search in the new year. These are some of the most common mistakes we’ve seen on resumes and job applications in the past year:   Update your resu...
  • Resume Tips for Overqualified Candidates
    When applying for jobs, most candidates try to lift their skills, experience and education to convey to a potential employer that they are qualified for the position. But some candidates are in the opposite position, where they have a work history and or education that goes well beyond what a job de...
  • 4 Resume Tips for Job Hoppers
    It’s become more common to change jobs and even careers more frequently than in previous generations when it was common to stay with the same employer for several decades. Even though it’s more acceptable with more frequent job changes, it will still raise a red flag with hiring managers to have...
  • Words and Phrases to Avoid on Your Resume
    When looking at your resume, recruiters and hiring managers are trying to get an idea of what kind of experience you have, what you have accomplished in previous job roles, and if you will be a good fit for the position they are trying to fill. With this in mind, it’s important on your resume to c...
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