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5 more things executive recruiters look for on your resume

5 More Things Recruiters Look For On Your Resume

Last week, we presented you with 6 Things Recruiters Look For On Your Resume. Our partners at ExecutiveConnexions had even more insights from leading recruitment experts, so take a look at part 2 to learn more tips for making the most out of your CV. Click on ALLOW button to have access to more exciting career…

brag on your resume

The Best (And Most Professional) Ways to Brag On Your Resume

But how can you effectively communicate your talents, achievements, skills, and potential contributions to recruiters, headhunters and HR departments without crossing the line into boorish boasting? By remembering that it’s not bragging if it’s true, and by cultivating a different attitude as you craft your resume and incorporate language that embraces the art of selling yourself. So go ahead – brag on your resume. We’ll show you how it’s done.

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Applying in Germany: Gaps in the resume no problem!

And there it was, the end of studies. Not with the expected degree or even the full summer term. It was simply impossible to go on with the degree, the sudden new degree seemed felt far better. Does this sound familiar? Then perhaps you’ve also had this not so pretty gap in the resume. It makes no real difference whether it was a wrong decision, a personal moment of truth or simply the impact of a bad boss:

ugly truth about the recruitment industry

The ugly truth about the recruitment industry

Today, we present to you some of the facts from the recruitment industry, which are likely to hold true when you are applying to an executive position as well. One may argue on the subjectivity of whether or not these can really be called “ugly”, it is indeed important to take note of these aspects while applying for jobs.
Here are the 3 key points to remember

time to upgrade your cover letter

Upgrade Your Cover Letter

Did you ever get the impression that the CV restricts you from being specific about your strengths in an online job application? Or that it offers you limited possibilities to stress your high motivation for a job? The good news is that you still have a chance to fill in these gaps: the Cover Letter

online job application tips

Tips to Optimize your Online Job Application

Have you applied online for a job recently? 70-80% of applications executive recruiters receive are online job applications. If you are still opting for the hard copy route, maybe you should rethink your approach and stop living under a rock (sorry!).  Ask yourself: do you want to present yourself as an online persona- a careerist as opposed…

CFO jobs

Open letter to those seeking CFO jobs and aiming for top slots

Dear CFO jobs seeker ,
It is August: With the whole of Europe in holidays these days, your own beach holiday may be all that you’re thinking of. Although, we would love to bring your attention back towards the executive job search which will gain pace soon

100 best headhunter advice

5 Things You Should Know About Headhunters

It shouldn’t take a lot of research to get information on optimizing your CV or Cover Letter. Be it career services or savvy bloggers that provide you with the tips, make sure that before using any advice, things are put into perspective. However, today, we try and answer a question that is many are often left pondering: ‘What is relevant to a headhunter?’

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