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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Recruiting Is in Full Swing; Cover Letters & Resumes Are As Well

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

web trafficIt is that time of year when we start to see an increase in hits on the Professional Development & Learning page of the Lime Connect website (find this page in the "Opportunities" section of our site). This increase in traffic is due to the great webinars and tele-talks that we have posted which help folks to make a great first impression with recruiters.

This month you might be particularly interested in...     

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Friday, August 23, 2013

Resume Bragging Rights

Make sure your resume reflects your accomplishments, not your tasks!

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

Bragging rightsRecruiters are busy. Interviews can be short and pressured.  At networking events you compete with others for the recruiter's attention. No matter how hard you try to get recruiters to see just how accomplished you are, it is not always your fault if you don't get a chance to paint a full picture. Circumstances can get in your way.

So, at the very least, you want your resume to be the one tool in your job search tool kit that is fool proof; that lists your accomplishments and lays out your success story. What does that mean? Don't just

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Is My Resume Too Long?

And other (in) frequent resume questions

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

resume lengthQuestion: "How many pages should my resume be?", you may ask yourself. The answer: include just enough to powerfully promote your skills and accomplishments, but not more than you need to in order to get the resume read. More specifically, here's the rule of thumb among many...

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Lime Connect Q&A: Great Resume Writing Tips

With Crystal Tomzyk at Target

Categories: Lime Connect Q & A: Your Questions. Our Answers.

Did you know that Target receives 42,000 resumes per month? That is what Crystal Tomzyk, Senior Campus resumeRecruiter from Target shared on a recent Lime Connect Professional Development webinar called "Rule The Resume: How to Create an Impressive Resume".

Crystal's statistic gives you a sense of how important it is to have your resume rise above the pack. She explains that, in many cases, the recruiter only takes 10 seconds to decide if a resume deserves further review. Standing out doesn't mean fitting in as much information as possible. Instead it means creating something that is easy on the recruiter's eye and

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Lime Connect Events: Rule the Resume

How to create an impressive resume

Categories: Lime Connect Events

resumeRegister today for another great Lime Connect professional development webinar this Thursday, September 20th at 7pm EST.

"Rule the Resume: How to Create an Impressive Resume" led by representatives from Target, a Lime corporate partner.

With campus recruiting season kicking-off, you'll want your resume to be polished and perfect. Make a great first impression. While geared toward college students and recent grads, anyone can benefit from the tips and best practices shared on this webinar.

When: Thursday, September 20th at 7pm EST
All you need is a phone, computer and the internet.

To register, log-in or join The Lime Network.

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