Posts Tagged ‘resumes’

4 Tips for Demonstrating Professional Growth in a Flat Organization

By - Jun 30, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

If you work in a flat organization, how do you demonstrate advancement and growth? After all, your progress will be compared to that of other candidates who have regular promotions with clearly delineated expanded responsibilities. In a flat organization, you may hold the same title...

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Write a Resume that is Readable, Impactful, and Unique

By - Jan 28, 14:14 PM   Comments [0]

Are you looking for advice on how to boost the readability, impact, and uniqueness of your MBA application resume? Read on for a few of our favorite resume tips... Readability: • Eliminate extra lines: Keep your address and contact information on one line if possible, avoid listing...

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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 2: The 10 Don’ts

By - Jan 1, 13:11 PM   Comments [0]

Recently we offered 9 Do’s for Writing Your Resume. Let’s get right to business now talking about the 10 ‘Don’ts.’ 1) First and foremost, don’t make things up. This includes inflating your accomplishments, your level of responsibility, or your skills. Besides the fact that it’s dishonest,...

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Do’s and Don’ts for Writing Your Resume – Part 1: The 9 Do’s

By - Dec 24, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

While some potential employers or b-school adcoms may spend a few minutes looking at your resume, the vast majority will spend less than that. You may conclude from that that your resume is not so important since it will only receive a cursory glance, but...

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7 Fatal Resume Flaws to Avoid

By - Aug 19, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA Resume: Done right, this one-page list of accomplishments can woo the adcoms towards acceptance; done wrong, a resume could be your ticket to ding-hood. The following 7 fatal resume flaws were are derived from a Businessweek article: 1. Don’t view your resume as an...

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4 MBA Resume Tips [Short Video]

By - May 21, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is a must-see for all MBA applicants! Linda Abraham shares four MBA resume tips that you simply need to know before you submit your application! Accepted.com ~ Helping You Write Your Best     Accepted.com's experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible...

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13 Rules for Resumes that Rock

By - Nov 26, 03:08 AM   Comments [0]

In honor of the first birthday of MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools, by Linda Abraham and Judy Gruen, we are posting a series of excerpts from the book throughout November. This post is excerpted from Chapter 7:...

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Aligning Your Resume with Your Graduate Application Essays

By - Oct 25, 12:56 PM   Comments [0]

MBA and other graduate school applicants frequently submit a resume with their applications. Many schools require it, and some schools, such as Columbia Business School, even specify a given format. The resume not only will present a valuable context for your other materials, but it...

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5 Last-Minute Tips for Round 1 MBA Applicants

By - Oct 15, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

Round one deadlines are coming up at several MBA programs this week: UV Darden School of Business, Georgetown McDonough School of Business, and Spain's IESE Business School today (10/15); UT Austin McCombs School of Business and Northwestern Kellogg School of Management tomorrow; Cornell's Johnson School...

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