How to Format Your Resume for Today's Recruiting Technology

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Tue, Oct 18, 2016 @ 07:05 AM

The days of emailing your resume directly to a person at a company you are interested in working for are long gone. As with many business functions, technology has been inserted into the resume intake and review process in an attempt to streamline the hiring process.

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Keep Your Opinions Out of Your Resume

By ATR International |   Thu, Apr 28, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

o-pin-ion [uh-pin-yuh n]  noun

  1. A belief or judgment that rests on grounds insufficient to produce complete certainty.

  2. A view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.

  3. A personal view, attitude, or appraisal.

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The Best Resume Advice All in One Place

By ATR International |   Wed, Mar 09, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Your resume is the first thing that gets you noticed by potential employers. A good one gets you to the next step, an interview. A bad one, and you’re fast tracked to the no pile. We can help you avoid this fate. We know resumes – the good, the bad and the ugly – and we’ve shared our expertise in a number of ways, including through this blog.

Click here to send us your resume. Our placement service is always free for job seekers.

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No One Cares About Your Cover Letter, Most of the Time

By ATR International |   Thu, Feb 18, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Job searches are time consuming. Every part of them – reviewing job postings, networking, resume writing, interviewing – takes time. Even when you are between assignments, and arguably have more available time, it can be challenging to get it all done and natural to question how much time is good enough or to look for shortcuts. If you’re currently working, the idea of the time needed to write a cover letter and update your resume might actually be a deterrent to applying.

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The Rest of Your Resume: Tips on Contact Information, Education, Technical Skills, References, and More.

By ATR International |   Thu, Jan 28, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Compared to the Summary or Work Experience sections of a resume, things like your contact information or education can seem quick and easy to finish. Surely they won’t take as much time or effort. Which is true but it doesn’t make them any less important or in need of careful attention. They might not take the same level of thought, since these sections are mostly factual, straightforward information, but there is plenty of room for error. Read More

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Your Resume: How to Write the Perfect Work History Section

By ATR International |   Wed, Oct 07, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

The content of your resume will take the most time to get right. But it is time well spent. Work History, Work Experience, Professional Experience – whatever you call it, it is the most important part of your resume, so spend the time to get it right.

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It’s critical to have a great summary section

By ATR International |   Wed, Sep 30, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

A while back we wrote about how Objective sections in resumes are outdated and recruiters don’t find them useful (Get Rid of that “Objective Section” on Your Resume ASAP).  So, what should you have instead?

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This Is The Font To Use For Your Resume

By ATR International |   Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

A few weeks ago, Staffing 360 published, 9 Absolute DON'Ts for Your Resume, which included the advice “Don’t use an unusual font.”  We’ve also covered this topic in our ebook, The Comprehensive Guide to Finding Your Next Job, in the resume section. 

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9 Absolute DON'Ts for Your Resume

By ATR International |   Thu, Apr 23, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

We see a lot of resumes here at ATR.

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3 Things Job Seekers Can Learn From Leonardo Da Vinci's Resume

By ATR International |   Thu, Mar 26, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

If you’ve had a job, chances are good that you’ve written a resume. They are pretty much mandatory these days, and have been since about the 1940’s, when they often included information that is now taboo such as marital status, religion and weight. The first resume? Leonardo Da Vinci is usually credited as having created it in 1482. Surprised? He invented just about everything else so why not the resume!

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