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Resumania™: “Idea Wizards” and “Zen Masters” Need Not Apply
Creativity is generally a good attribute for a job candidate to possess. That being said, don’t get creative with your job title when writing your resume or cover letter.
Finding Jobs: How to Create a Captivating Executive-Level Resume
So you’re ready to move your accounting and finance career to the senior level — toward vice president, controller, chief financial officer or another top executive position. You’ll need a revamped resume to get you started.
Resumania™: And the Award for Worst Resume “Honors” Section Goes To …
All honors are not equal. For example, being named your company’s “Employee of the Year” will likely impress prospective employers; winning a neighborhood poker tournament probably won’t hold as much weight. Many applicants make the mistake of including so-called honors and accomplishments in their resumes that are dated or irrelevant to the job they’re seeking.
3 Networking No-No's for Finance Consultants
When you make a career out of project-based employment, constant networking becomes one of the most effective ways to boost long-term prospects. In fact, your relationships with industry professionals can open doors to opportunities where you least expect them.
Resumania™: When Not to be Completely Honest on Your Resume
Honesty is indeed the best policy when it comes to your resume and cover letter. That being said, there is such a thing as being too honest.