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    7 Best Resume Tips for Nurses

    7 Best Resume Tips for Nurses
    The US Department of Labor projects much faster-than-average job growth for nurses through 2014. That means as employers seek to recruit and retain talented nursing staff, nurses will enjoy improved salaries, benefits and working conditions. You might be thinking: "Oh good, since employers will be clamoring to hire me, I don't have to worry about my resume." Wrong. [widget:become_a_nurse__in_article_] A winning ...
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    Resume Tips for Physical Therapy Professionals

    Resume Tips for Physical Therapy Professionals
    While opportunities abound for physical therapy (PT) professionals, hiring managers often review piles of resumes to fill just one opening. Make sure yours makes the final cut by following these tips and reviewing this sample resume for a PT. Take Stock Before you create or revamp your resume, research advertised PT positions on Monster. This effort will give you insights into ...
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    Resume Tips to Help Nursing Assistants Get Noticed

    Resume Tips to Help Nursing Assistants Get Noticed
    Nursing assistants are in demand nationwide, but that doesn't mean just any candidate will fill the bill. Recruiters look for caring, dependable applicants with good communication skills to assist RNs and LPNs with the less-glamorous, yet absolutely vital, aspects of nursing. Unfortunately, a simple application won't do you justice when applying for a nursing-assistant job. Sure, you can list work history ...
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    How to Revamp Your Resume

    How to Revamp Your Resume
    Make your resume work for you. You resume should not only reflect where you've been, but also where you want to go. Create a resume that is custom-tailored to a healthcare audience, whether you are a first time job-seeker or a seasoned career changer. This question and answer session will help you create something smart and unique so that you can ...
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    5 Signs Your Resumé is Passé

    5 Signs Your Resumé is Passé
    The workplace is not what it was five years ago. Neither is the job hunt. The most successful candidates are those who are ready and willing to adapt to a changing landscape. But it doesn’t matter how ready you are for the modern workplace if your resumé’s straight out of 1994. And sometimes, it's the most minute details that make all ...
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    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume

    Three Steps to a Winning Pharmacist Resume
    As an increasing number of job seekers enter the pharmacy field, competition for the most desirable jobs will heat up. While resume writing is not typically taught in pharmacy programs, it's a skill worth developing. If you follow these three steps, you will be on your way to creating a resume that will maximize your calls for job interviews. Step 1: ...
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    Resume Tips for Radiology Professionals

    Resume Tips for Radiology Professionals
    As the population ages and the need for diagnostic imaging increases, the US Department of Labor is predicting faster-than-average job growth for radiology professionals. Take advantage of this favorable employment climate by creating a resume that markets you properly for the best job opportunities. You can see a sample resume for a radiologic technologist here. [widget:resume_quiz_widget] h4. What's Your Value Proposition? ...
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    Resume Tips for Pharmacy Technicians

    Resume Tips for Pharmacy Technicians
    With US doctors writing about 3.5 billion prescriptions yearly, according to IMS Health, pharmacy personnel, including pharmacy technicians, are in great demand. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts pharmacy technician job growth of nearly 32 percent between 2006 and 2016. But don't assume that just because jobs are plentiful, you'll be able to land a pharm tech position effortlessly. ...
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    Put Your Education to Work on Your Resume

    Put Your Education to Work on Your Resume
    Whether you're a Harvard-educated MBA or recently obtained your GED, you can use your resume's education section to outshine your competition. If you are unsure about the best way to present your education, here are some common scenarios and strategies: h4. Where to Place Education? The best placement depends on what you are trying to emphasize. • Place experience before education ...
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    Recruiter Roundtable: Objectives on Resumes

    Recruiter Roundtable: Objectives on Resumes
    The Recruiter Roundtable is a monthly feature that collects career and job-seeking advice from a group of recruiting experts throughout the US. The question we put before our panel this month is: How important is having an "objective" or "summary" section at the opening of a candidate's resume? Your 15-Second 'Elevator Pitch' If you want to convert your 15 seconds of ...
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    Common Resume Blunders to Avoid

    Common Resume Blunders to Avoid
    The job search process can certainly be daunting. From writing cover letters to stressing about what you're going to wear to your next interview, it's easy for some details to fall through the cracks. That's why our experts came up with the 10 most common resume blunders and how to avoid them. Make sure your resume is in top-notch shape by ...
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    Accessorize Your Health care Resume

    Accessorize Your Health care Resume
    Your work history is sterling. Your education is enviable. Your skill set is broad. And your references are solid. Still, it doesn't hurt to dress up that resume a little bit. In fact, accessorizing your resume can help you stand out among other candidates, because it adds that personal touch - an important quality for health care professionals to demonstrate. Let's ...
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    Leverage Volunteer Work on Your Resume

    Leverage Volunteer Work on Your Resume
    You may have altruistic reasons for volunteering, but giving your time has career-enhancing power, too. "Volunteer work, whether in addition to a current job or an activity in between jobs, shows an employer that you are willing to try new experiences, be involved in your community and generally demonstrates a willingness to take initiative and make things happen," says Kara Montermoso, ...
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    Explain Your Sabbatical on Your Resume

    Explain Your Sabbatical on Your Resume
    Once typical in the careers of tenured professors, sabbaticals aren't just for academics anymore. Millions of people across industries leave the workforce each year, pausing their careers to pursue other interests. Reasons for such a break may include returning to school, traveling, volunteering, conducting research, writing a book or caring for a family member. Some sabbaticals are planned, while others are ...
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    Seven First-Time Resume Concerns

    Seven First-Time Resume Concerns
    When you're a college student or recent grad and trying to write a resume, especially your first one, you'll face questions you typically won't find addressed in the current blizzard of resume books. That doesn't mean your questions aren't valid; it simply means the resume experts often overlook them, because they generally target mid-career audiences. As The MonsterTRAK Career Coach, I've ...
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    Essential Resume Tips for Healthcare Professionals

    Essential Resume Tips for Healthcare Professionals
    Healthcare has undergone significant changes in the past 20 years, and healthcare organizations are increasingly sensitive to cost control and productivity. Funding sources for both public and private healthcare orgzanizations have cut back reimbursement and allowable expenses. Your resume must reflect an understanding of these changes. It must show evidence of skills, experience, a commitment to quality, and an ability to ...
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    Job Termination and Your Resume

    Job Termination and Your Resume
    Your employer just let you go. You need to find another job, but how should you handle your termination on your resume? The days when you signed on with a company and stayed with it until retirement are gone. In today's climate, employers are much more understanding when they see a less-than-perfect work chronology. Follow these tips regarding losing your job ...
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    Refresh Your Resume for the New Year

    A resume refresher doesn't need to be painful. And your efforts could pay off with big dividends. Arm yourself with an updated, high-octane resume, and this could be the year that you land a better job. Now is a great time to reflect on your recent accomplishments and add them to your resume. Let these ideas guide you. First Tip: ...
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    Sample Resume for a Physical Therapist

    To be the successful job candidate in any field, it helps to have a comprehensive resume. View our sample resume for a physical therapist here (PDF format).
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    Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume

    Race, Sex and Religion on Your Resume
    You're probably aware that hiring managers cannot ask discriminatory questions during interviews. But this legal protection isn't too useful in preventing discrimination before the interview. If your resume contains personal information unrelated to your job target -- your race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. -- you might fall victim to discrimination, even if you're qualified for the position. Your resume ...
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