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Resume writing professionals provide tips for job seekers

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

It's the New Year and that could mean a new job is in your future.

Putting together a strong resume and keeping it updated is key in any job search. Some of us might need help with this, even seeking a professional resume writer for help.

But if you don't want to pay for a professional to write your resume and cover letter together, there are some simple tips from the professionals that you should follow:

  • Fails the 30-second test
  • Focuses on the wrong things
  • Gives too much detail
  • Doesn't link to LinkedIn
  • Includes errors

More information about resume and cover letter writing can be found here.

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