Resumes

Use Standard Job Titles on Your Resume

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Tip of the Day When writing your resume, remember an important point about job titles: standard is better. Don’t go calling yourself a “ninja” when you mean “developer,” or “business consultant, senior” when you mean “business analyst.” Specialized or quirky titles are all well and good when you’re talking to people inside your company, but when you’re looking for work they can be confusing. So when you’re putting together your resume, stick with labels that other employers are going to… continue…

Sample Resume: Web App Developer Seeking Startup Position

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Rochelle “Shelly” Chu 123 Easy St. Milwaukee, Wisc. 00000 000.555.1212 ■ rchu@gmail.com Twitter ■ Facebook ■ Google+ ■ Blog ■ LinkedIn ■ GitHub ■ StackOverflow ■ website ■ YouTube Rock Star Web App Developer Full stack developer with awesome Python skills, hefty product development experience and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, looking to create world-class applications as part of a lean and mean team at an innovative startup dedicated to saving lives and ending disease. See my… continue…

Sample Resume: Data Visualization Engineer

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Seth Kaminski 123 Dunwoody Rd. Atlanta, GA 00000 ♦ sk@email.com ♦ 000.555.1212 ♦ LinkedIn ♦ Instagram ♦ Facebook Data Visualization Master “Turning dull, unsystematic data into meaningful works of art” A data interpreter, analyst and information manager with a proven history of turning large data sets into progressive ideas through the creation of clear, compelling infographics, maps, data visualizations, interactive media and product designs. Generated $8 million in ad revenue by harvesting nuggets of competitive information from data sets and… continue…

How Veterans Can Translate Their Military Skills Into Civilian Language

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Returning veterans possess many of the skills and qualities that private sector employers are looking for. But to transfer your technology experience to the civilian world, you’re going to have to do a bit of translation on your resume: If you pepper it with jargon, acronyms and references to tools and technologies specific to your service, you may not make it through the first pass. Garner the interest you deserve by highlighting your transferable skills and outcomes in a way… continue…

Getting a Job at Google

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Earlier this month, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman switched from writing about globalization and international politics to a topic much closer to many a reader’s heart: how to get a job. Friedman’s interview subject for his column was Laszlo Bock, who serves as SVP of “people operations” at Google—he’s the one ultimately in charge of hiring. And according to Bock, snagging a job at the search-engine giant involves a combination of grit, cognitive ability, adaptability, and creativity. From… continue…

Sample Resume: Hadoop Developer

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Anna Burke123 Any St. Apt. 102 LinkedIn ▪ GitHub ▪ Google+ East Brunswick, NJ 00000 000. 555.1212aburke@email.com Profile: Hadoop Stack Developer and Administrator “Transforming large, unruly data sets into competitive advantages” Purveyor of competitive intelligence and holistic, timely analyses of Big Data made possible by the successful installation, configuration and administration of Hadoop ecosystem components and architecture. Two years’ experience installing, configuring, testing Hadoop ecosystem components. Capable of processing large sets of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data and supporting systems… continue…

5 Tech Job-Hunting Tips for Returning Veterans

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If you’re a returning veteran who wants to transition into a technology career, you may already have experience that can translate into a civilian job. Often, the operative word there is “translate,” since much of the work you did while serving doesn’t obviously match the skills employers are looking for. This means you’ll need to take special care in compiling your resume and in planning your approach during interviews. Fortunately, this can be done with some thought. On top of… continue…

Infographic Resumes Aren’t There Yet

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Infographic Resume
An effective resume grabs the reviewer’s attention by painting a clear picture of the value you offer. And it has to do that with words, because so many companies use keyword matching technology to pick out resumes of interest on the first pass. That’s why most resumes are simple written documents, without a lot of images or graphics. That’s changing, though. Some – not many, but some – candidates are creating infographic resumes, documents that use data visualization to help… continue…

Sample Resume: Oracle EBS Functional Consultant

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Shane Wilcox, MBA Oracle EBS Functional Consultant P: 000.555.1212 | F: 000.555.1213 | swilcox@email.net | LinkedIn | Google+ | Twitter Helping companies identify and execute against their enterprise resource planning needs using Oracle EBS. Extensive knowledge and success consulting for, designing, and implementing Oracle application-based solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies. Experience with data flow and object modeling, case analysis, workflow analysis and functional decomposition, customization, data migration, testing and training services involving the following Oracle EBS R12 and… continue…

Sample Resume: E-Health Implementation Specialist

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Carla Kane 813 W. 28th St. Apt. 3B Miami, Fla. 000.555.1212 ■ ckane@email.com ■ Facebook ■ LinkedIn ■ Twitter E-Health Implementation Specialist Highly accomplished, certified IT professional offering a solid background in software development and implementation, a fervent passion for patient well-being, poised to transition into a dynamic and challenging role in the healthcare field. Qualifications Led, coordinated and supported the implementation of software programs and upgrades. Created documentation such as functional specifications, technical specifications, document code, configurations, technical architecture, etc. Assisted… continue…