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Rockin’ Resume Tuesdays
Have you ever wished that you could get advice from someone who has reviewed over 200,000 resumes? Well now you can. Each Tuesday, Abby will give you absolutely awesome tips about resume content and format to help your resume "rock" the socks off your perspective employers.

Hayrides and Haystacks Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Remember the time your parents first took you on a hayride? Round and round you went watching the horse drawn carriage with glee as you looked forward to picking out the perfect pumpkin for carving. Haystacks are fun – except when it's your resume that's hidden in the stack. Using the right keywords will ensure that you get noticed.

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Mind the Gap Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

There was a time in my career when seeing gaps on a candidate's resume raised a red flag. Once 9/11 happened, that concern flew out the window. The year that followed 9/11 was a time when even the best employees were being laid off due to no fault of their own.  The current state of affairs presents similar challenges.

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Demonstrating Your Tech-knowledgy Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Back in the days when faxing and mailing resumes was the new thing, technical keywords were important to list on your resume, but now they are essential. Omitting tech knowledge from your profile is akin to having cookies without the milk (unless of course you are lactose intolerant).

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Being Interesting Counts Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

People typically hire people they like and people that are interesting to them.

In 1993 I was the esteemed Long Island Women’s Table Tennis Champ. Okay so I didn’t have to beat as many women as the guy who won the men’s title, but stick with me here.

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Drawn from my 18 years of experience and research in recruiting and Human Resources, my blog posts are intended to provide insight into what corporate recruiters and Human Resource professionals look for when they are evaluating your qualifications. Simply reading these blogs will not guarantee you success. However, consistently applying the strategies mentioned, as well as developing your own personal interview style, will greatly enhance your chances of victory amidst the competition. I wish you the best of luck with your search as you begin to take charge of your career!