Hello and welcome to the November 2015 Edition of Monthly Roundups.

In this roundup we will cover the most popular articles on the topic of RESUME TIPS for this month.

The articles in this roundup post has been selected based on the views & social shares that have been generated for the month of November.


Why the best hire may not have the perfect resume

This TED Talk is extremely inspiring to watch. Regina Hartley, in her speech talks about the two types of candidates 1. The Silver Spoons & 2. The Scrappers. If you ever feel insecure about your experience or resume – I definitely recommend you read this. It will change your perspective on positioning yourself in your job search.

Resume Cheat Sheet: 222 Action Verbs To Use in the New Resume

I think most employers reading this would agree that they want to hire people who will eventually do the job well & get results. 9gag.com has complied this amazing infographic – with action verbs that you can use to construct your resume. They cover about 9 Professions from Salesperson to Teachers. Excellent Resource!!

Warren Buffett on Resume Building

Most of the time you will read articles on investing and personal finance that relate to Warren Buffett. In this post Myles Upland provides us some career advice based on other interviews with Warren Buffett. In a nutshell, it is important to enjoy/love what you are doing than just focusing on beefing up your resume.

The 8 Words your Should Never Use on Your Resume

Chris Matyszcyk writes in a satirical way the words that populate most resumes today – yet are very ineffective. I personally, love the tone of the article, it helps drive home the point. The essence of the article is to write a resume that is more authentic.


Resumes are still an essential part of your job search process. In some context, they are considered a necessary evil. There is no one silver-bullet approach to crafting a resume. If you are able to position yourself as an unique candidate- then you could get an interview. I hope this above list provides you some ideas on crafting your resume.

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Nissar Ahamed is the Founder & CEO of CareerMetis.com. He is also the host of The Career Insider Podcast and the co-host of The C.A.R.E. Podcast

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