Category Archives: MyCareer360 | Resume Blog

Category: MyCareer360 | Resume Blog

MyCV360 Quantify your Resume with numbers

Quantify Your Resume the Easy Way

4 Tips for Quantifying Your Achievements Quantifying your achievements is a great way to “beef up” your resume. Using specific numbers, scores, and percentages not only makes you sound more credible, but it also helps recruiters understand the impact you’ve had in previous positions. You can also use numbers to convey personal characteristics, such as reliability and drive. If you work in a numbers-rich field like construction or consulting, it’s easy to find statistics and Rupee amounts to use in ...
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MyCV360 Career change strategy

Reinvent Your Resume to Reinvent Your Career

Career is an interesting word. Originating in the 1500s, from European and Latin languages; a career (n.) meant a racecourse, or running a course. Career used as a verb, meant to charge at tournament or advance rapidly. With the coming of the industrial revolution in the eighteenth century, the word evolved to its current meaning. Today, we use career to describe a profession; or a job you’ve been doing for an extent of time. Our understanding of the word career ...
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MyCV360 Social Media Strategy for Jobs

Build your career with an effective social media strategy

Will networking on social media sites help to build your career? In this day and age, it seems like everyone and even everything is on social media. Corporations, small businesses, and professionals are no exception to this trend and should be used to your advantage when it comes to looking for a job and expanding your professional network. Even as recently as 10 years ago, professional networking meant asking an acquaintance to hand-deliver your resume to an HR manager or ...
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MyCV360 Using social media for job search

How to land your first job using tips from Social media

A Comparative Guide to Scoring Your First Real Job Picture this: you are a rising college senior or recent graduate. If you’re lucky, you got a well-paying job right out of school via that summer internship. If you’re like most grads, however, you’re probably beginning your first job quest and wondering how to successfully find employment. The best way to think about your job search is to imagine that it’s like your social media account. Let’s compare: in your job ...
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MyCV360 Applicant Tracking System

The Art Behind Getting Past the Scanning System of Hiring Manager

How does a resume checker work? Advances in technology and digital communications have dramatically changed the way we apply for jobs. Forget photocopying a single resume and sending it out through snail mail. Today a candidate can share their resume to an employer by simply uploading it to the employer’s website. This has streamlined the process for candidates immensely, making it much easier (and cheaper!) to apply for a multitude of positions. Great, right? Unfortunately, this digital revolution caused a major ...
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MyCV360 Resume Keywords

Supercharge Your Resume With Keyword Power

What Keywords To Use In Your Resume? Making your resume stand out among the competition is one of the best ways to score an interview for a new job. There are many ways to stand out, but in this post, we’re going to address the power of keywords. Firstly, what do we mean by “keywords”? For our purposes, a keyword is a word that a hiring manager or Applicant Tracking System (ATS) uses to pick out the best possible applicant ...
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MyCV360 Creating a Targeted Resume

How To Build a Targeted Resume That Will Get You Noticed

How To Build a Targeted Resume That Will Get You Noticed When a job opportunity becomes available, hiring managers are on the hunt to fill the position with the right candidate. If you’re submitting a resume for a particular job, you want your name to land next to that new position.  The question is: How do you make yourself stand out from dozens, or sometimes hundreds of other candidates seeking the same opportunity? It begins with your resume and making sure your resume is on target in order to attract the eyes of ...
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MyCV360 Multi Client Resume

How to Build a Multi-Client Resume in Five Steps

Do you have a consulting or contracting job involving multiple clients? In many cases, formatting your resume correctly is just as important as the information it includes. For example, if you’re a project manager that works for Company A and then hired out to Company B and Company C, you want to make sure that it’s clear that you’re not just jumping from job to job every six months or so! If formatted incorrectly your resume might make it look ...
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MyCV360 Create Resume Online

Creating a Resume Online

Resume builders - Should you use them? Getting the job you deserve in this economy can be difficult without the right connections and guidance help and training. A great resume will place you ahead of the competition in the job search. Many job seekers are finding that creating resumes online through is easy and convenient. However, designing an attractive and effectively formatted resume can be a daunting task. Word processing applications such as Microsoft Office and Google Docs offer user-friendly ...
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MyCV360 Get Hired

How to Market Yourself through a Resume

A well-written resume doesn’t just list your qualifications, it sells you as the best possible candidate for a specific position. It can be a challenge to market yourself to employers because many job seekers find it hard to identify their own strengths and achievements. Most of us were brought up to value humility, which is why self-promotion can feel uncomfortable. Instead, think of yourself as a service and your resume as a marketing tool. This is your chance to brag ...
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MyCV360 Resume Builder

Tips For Writing A Resume

Basic Resume Do’s and Don’ts On average 250 resumes are received for each corporate job opening. Hiring managers and recruiters are inundated with resumes, and often screen out those that don’t quite hit the mark. Some of the most common mistakes job seekers make when drafting their resume are being too general and using too much industry jargon. Your resume should not be just a bio of your work history. It’s a marketing document used to sell you as the best candidate. If ...
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MyCV360 Job Search

From “Employable” to “Employed”

The Benefit of Continued Professional Social Marketing Past the Initial Job Hunt. Following your graduation day, you knew the hunt was on to find a starting role to launch your career legacy, and you honed your social presence to move you from the “recent graduate” space to the “employed” work category. Now you can sit back, take a sip of your seasonally-flavored coffee and let your social accounts cruise on autopilot while you plug away at your day-to-day tasks list ...
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