resume tips and tricks

I’ve bought books on the topic and am scouring the Internet for articles on ways to improve my resume. At this point, I’m just compiling research. At some point I will start to use these tips.

CNN Money suggests:

The whole question of how much personal information to include in a resume is one that evidently baffles lots of people. “Your resume speaks volumes about you,” notes V. Michael Prencipe, a principal at HR Staffing Solutions, a temp agency. “Unfortunately, sometimes it screams, ‘Don’t hire me.’ ” He adds, “I look at about 200 resumes a week, and I’ve read plenty that do refer to the job seeker’s divorce.” Prencipe has even seen at least one resume that gave the reason for the split-up, i.e., a cheating spouse. This is way, way too much information.

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