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Career Advice Round-up, June 16th, 2020

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How To Market Yourself To A New Industry

This aspiring career changer wants to re-position the sales and business development work she did in the private sector to nonprofit fundraising: A friend referred me to a position for Director of Development at a museum, and while I agree conceptually that my sales/biz dev skills transfer well to development/nonprofit fundraising, I would like to see how it’s done on paper/screen.

How to Include Your Accomplishments on a Resume

Many people run into trouble when writing the details of the work experience section on a resume. Commonly, the work experience section is made up of a bullet point list of duties and responsibilities relating to each work position.

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What’s an ATS? How to Write a Resume to Beat the Applicant Tracking System

Here is everything you need to know about applicant tracking systems and how to beat them. We’ve all been there: You find the perfect job opportunity, customize your resume and cover letter, submit your application online, and then pray it will pass the infamous six-second resume review test.

How Long Your Resume Should Be in 2020 (Expert Advice)

Your resume needs to market you effectively, which is a lot to ask from a couple pieces of paper. It needs to include enough about you to prove you are qualified for the job you’re applying for without overwhelming the reader. How long your resume should be is related to how far back your resume should go.

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