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Curated career advice from around the web for the week of June 20th, 2022…

These are the instances to go over 1 page with your résumé

In some circumstances, your type of work and the job opening may merit a two-pager.

Applicant tracking system: The secret to beating a resume-filtering ATS

An applicant tracking system (ATS) is software used to help manage and automate hiring and recruitment practices for an organization by providing a centralized location to manage job postings, filter job applications, sort through resumes, and identify strong candidates for open positions.

Commentary: Women’s workforce participation has plummeted-here’s how to reverse the trend

The pandemic has set back women’s workforce participation by a generation. Organizations need to welcome them back before it’s too late.

How to Save Your Career After Screwing Up at Work

If you make a big mistake at work, losing your job-and the income and health insurance that comes with it-is the worst-case scenario, but it isn’t often the likely one. What’s more common is gaining a reputation for being bad at what you do.

You Should Delete These Words Off Your Resume (& Use These Instead)

Whether you’re looking to switch career paths, find a better job, or break into the professional world after graduation, a carefully crafted, thoughtful résumé is key to landing your next big thing. But when it comes to writing such a résumé, well, it can be something of a science.

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