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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. ​ ​New on Careercloud.com​ Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ​ ​What To Include In A Resume - 4 Key Components Having a great resume is crucial for landing job interviews and, ultimately, the job you seek. Knowing what to include in your resume can help you stand out from the rest.


If you need help with your resume, check out our guide to the best resume writing services. ​ ​The Best Resume Writing Services To Get You Noticed in 2021 The best resume writing services help you get a leg up in the age of computer-screened resumes. Let’s be honest, it’s 2021 and computer vision and machine learning is here to stay. It’s crucial that your professional resume showcases your unique skills and experiences and emphasizes why you’d make a great employee, but they also need to be written to make you stand out - to both humans and computers. ​ ​How To List Certifications On A Resume In a competitive job market, certifications are a powerful way of standing out against the rest of applicants in the stack. Not only does being certified expand your knowledge and add to your experience, but it also increases the chances of landing a job.


You can let potential employers know about your certifications by listing them on your resume. Having a professional-looking resume can help you get past applicant tracking systems (ATS) and into the focus of a potential employer. Keep reading to learn more about how to update your resume to include certifications and why it's important. ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​Tara Haelle on How To Alleviate Feelings of Depletion and Cope With The Pandemic Freelance journalist, Tara Haelle has been published in just about every major media outlet. Her specialties include vaccines, pediatric and maternal health, parenting, public health, mental health, medical research, and the social sciences. She has authored two books, The Informed Parent and Vaccination Investigation (linked below), and even given a Ted Talk.


Almost every episode on CareerCloud Radio leaves you with practical advice on how to successfully gain employment. But if you’re too tired, or you can’t focus enough to execute the strategies you’ve learned, what good is the advice?

​ ​How To Network Yourself Into A Dream Job With Marty Gilbert Marty Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of NSENG, which stands for North Shore Executive Networking Group (Chicago based). Over the past 10 years, Marty has helped over 1,700 people find jobs as of this writing, by encouraging job seekers to think outside of the box when it comes to the application process. Prior to NSENG, Marty led a successful career in B2B technology with Motorola, STATS Inc, and Dentsu Inc. His award-winning writing has been published in: Time, Newsweek, Business Week and Fortune Magazine.


In the interview, Marty says “you don’t decide to buy something from a TV commercial after seeing it once, but maybe after the 10th time.” It is this mindset that Marty will instill in you as you embark on your own job search. How to successfully allocate your time, navigate LinkedIn, penetrate companies, and the notion of applying even when there is no job posting are all discussed. In addition to introducing innovative job search strategy, Marty is inspiring in his own right, and will without a doubt give you confidence as you move toward your own job.


From Around the Web


Best Personality Tests I Found While Assessing My Career

Personality tests are increasingly used as a tool by employers from the Fortune 500 to small retailers to assess candidates fit for a particular job, and assess how a candidate will mesh in the larger team dynamic of a company. However, personality tests can also give individuals great insight into their strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, communication styles, and help develop strategies to work with others.


How to recession-proof your job hunt

With the UK in recession for the first time in 11 years and growing numbers of us being made redundant, times are tough.


So what can you do to make yourself employable?


Newsbeat's been getting some practical advice to help you out.

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Want to give your resume a boost? Free online certifications are a great, affordable way to help get you noticed. ​ What other topics would be helpful for you right now? Hit reply and let us know!

​ Talk soon! The Careercloud Team