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What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2016

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Jacqueline PaumierGuest Blogger
June 30, 2016 · 3.4k Views

Ah, the dreaded resume. We all need it at one point and yet none of us feel that ours is truly up to par. Filling it out seems like a constant guessing game with questions like “Should I list my former employer even if we didn’t end on good terms?”, “Should I avoid or embrace bragging?”, or “should I use a picture?”. Well, times have changed and so have hiring styles, and resumes should quickly follow suit. If it’s been a while since you’ve had to hunt for a job or are creating your resume for the first time, don’t worry, we have put together a list of tips that will help you land the perfect job. We have even included a listing of some buzz words by category to help seal the deal. So take notes, and go get em’ tiger.

Your Resume Template for 2016 Should Look Something Like This...


Using Action Verbs Best Conveys Your Experience and Skill Set

Any more tips for fellow job hunters? Let us know in the comments below! 

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Jacqueline is a modern day gypsy, who has lived in several countries and has traveled to over 20. A sucker for all things pleasing to the senses; her world revolves around food (any and all food), foreign indie films, and salsa music. The first to jump off a waterfall and the last to say no to sushi, she has been described as a bit of an “extremist”. In her perfect world, no one ever spells “cool” as “kool” and Ryan Gosling has more tattoos. She enjoys spending her free time in her New Orleans home with her Cubano guitarist husband and 1-year-old son.

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