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De-mystifying Executive Summaries


The recruiter for your dream job opens up your résumé file. Five seconds later, they close it. Why? Most likely, they didn’t see anything in those precious few seconds to convince them it was worth the effort to continue reading. After all, your CV is but one of dozens in the stack they will need

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Four Resume Killers To Avoid


Introduction The best and biggest weapon in your job hunt arsenal is your résumé. But all it takes is one “killer” red-flag for it to get thrown into the reject pile. To heighten your chances of a call-back, check out these top 4 killers and how to avoid them.   Unprofessional Details Your résumé is

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Ultimate Guide To Crisp Resume Language


Introduction Perhaps you’ve spent hours or even days polishing up your résumé, but the truth is, recruiters and hiring managers aren’t going to dedicate more than a few minutes to reading it. So you have to get the most out of your resume in those precious few minutes – both in terms of its visual

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Our Formula For A Great Resume (That Gets You Callbacks)


You’re sending your resume to jobs you’re more than qualified for. Unfortunately, you’re not getting any callbacks. WHATS GOING ON? The truth is, 90% of applicants do meet all the criteria listed in the job ad – just like you! You’re just another one of a few dozen resumes in the pile that while were

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How To Write A Great Linkedin Profile


Linkedin has revolutionized the HR industry. It is now the go-to place when looking for quality candidates to fill an open position. Here are some tips on how you can maximise your presence on Linkedin. Picture A professionally taken picture is an absolute must for your linkedin profile. Do ensure you have a studio taken

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How To Write Great Accomplishments For Your Resume


Why Include Accomplishments Or Achievements? Getting an interview isn’t just about meeting all the requirements mentioned in the job advertisement. Over 80% of the applicants to a job advertisement will meet all the requirements. Yet, less than 10% will be called for an interview. To ensure you’re in that 10%, you need to include some

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Job Hunting Tips From Hiring Managers


We’ve conducted a survey amongst hiring managers in Hong Kong. Below, you’ll find the top tips they’ve shared on how to get that first interview. Your Resume Is Not Read By A Human – It’s Read By A Computer First Every single company on the Fortune 500 list currently uses some form of an applicant resume screening

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Business Development Executive


Key Pointers Recruiters Look Out For: Ability to segment market and identify key verticals with low barriers to entry Strong domain knowledge of product and end users Tenacious ability to penetrate new accounts and territories Sample of a Business Development Resume in Hong Kong: Here’s a sample resume we recently produced:   Resume Header Ensure your header clearly

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Get Past Those Resume Screeners


Every single company on the Fortune 500 list currently uses some form of an applicant resume screening software. These programs automatically scan your resume and pick out key words. They then approve or reject your resume based on these key words. As a result, you resume often never sees a single human reader.   Here’s

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IT Project Manager Resume Sample – Hong Kong


Key Pointers Recruiters Look Out For: Ability to deliver full end-to-end projects Experience in comprehending business needs and translating them into technical specifications Proven leadership skills in managing teams and delivering large projects on time and under budget Details about large projects candidate has delivered Sample of a IT Project Manager in Hong Kong: Here’s a sample

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