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Michael Gardon

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Stop wondering how to write a Resume

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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. New on Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! How To Write A Chronological Resume One of the most common types of resumes used today is a chronological resume. If you’ve ever created a resume before, chances are it was a chronological resume. The straightforward resume format is easy to scan quickly and highlights your most recent work history.

This guide walks through how to create a chronological resume, why it’s beneficial, and when you should use one.

How To Write A Functional Resume You’re hunting for a new job, and you’re trying to learn how to write a functional resume. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. We’ll explain when using a functional resume is appropriate and how to write an impressive document. That way, you get more calls for interviews and, ultimately, more job offers.

If the chronological resume or functional resume formats don’t seem to illustrate your career effectively, consider learning how to write a combination resume. Not familiar with this resume style? That’s OK. We’ll share everything you need to know to create a document that opens up the ideal professional doors for you! New on Careercloud Radio ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! How To Execute On An Idea Outside Of Your Core Job With Rachel Neill In this episode, Michael Gardon chats with Rachel Neill. Rachel is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Carex Consulting Group, Shenanigan Kids (The Figgy), and Talent Bandit. She is passionate about the startup space, scaling companies, raising capital, and women in tech.

Handling Hardball Interview Questions With Max Chan After 11 months of searching, and several failed interview attempts, Max Chan finally landed his first job out of college, and he hasn’t looked back since. With a background in digital marketing, and experience working for a company that went through an acquisition, Max eventually founded his career coaching company, Chan With A Plan, where he offers a combination of resume creation, cover letter writing, LinkedIn optimization, and interview preparation. There is also a newsletter, which is 100% free.

In this episode, Max and Justin go over potential interview questions by giving both good answers and bad ones. The emphasis is on identifying questions that are meant to trip you up by opening doors to negative answers. Max and Justin do a great job of answering with examples from their own careers and experiences.

From Around the Web

“Perhaps the most important part of writing your resume isn’t the writing at all – it’s the editing,” says Trista Winnie in an article for Jobscan, a popular resume assessing tool. She accurately describes the significance of resume editing to increase your job seeking success. Not that writing a resume is easy – but omitting the things that shouldn’t be there, the mistakes, is equally important to the content.

You’ve been on the job search for a while. You’ve been coming across a lot of listings that you are interested in. You know that you have qualifications and the right profile for these jobs, but you’re just not getting any follow-through or calls back.

The problem here could very well be in your resume. You may be exactly right that you’re a good fit for the potential jobs to which you are applying, but you may not be nailing your resume.

Today’s email is sponsored by ZipJob. ZipJob offers a variety of resume writing services, including executive resumes. ZipJob provides everything you might expect of a high-touch executive resume writing service. After an initial phone consultation, there is a five to seven-day turnaround to produce the initial draft, on which you are allowed unlimited revisions. Perhaps one of the most attractive benefits is your option to make future updates or additions to your resume as it may change over time, so if you opt to go with ZipJob, you can feel safe knowing that you’ve got a stable of writers to help you in years to come as you gain more professional experience. Get started with ZipJob today!

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Talk soon! The Careercloud Team

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