Resume: Cat Edition


Resumes are hard to write. Straight. Up. Hard. Sure, anybody could put something they’ve done down on paper, however, the best resumes will leave out the fluff, and show true potential of a person. This is where it gets hard for an individual, because it exposes their failures to themselves. This small blog is an attempt to boost your confidence in your abilities <3 Below is my cat’s resume, and I promise you that yours is much better than hers:



Best and Worst Words to Use on Your Resume


Top resume words and phrases that recruiters HATE

1. Best of breed
2. Go-getter
3. Think outside of the box
4. Synergy
5. Go-to person
6. Thought leadership
7. Value add
8. Results-driven
9. Team player
10. Bottom-line
11. Hard worker
12. Strategic thinker
13. Dynamic
14. Self-motivated
15. Detail-oriented
16. Proactively
17. Track record

Top resume words and phrases that recruiters LOVE

1. Achieved
2. Improved
3. Trained/Mentored
4. Managed
5. Created
6. Resolved
7. Volunteered
8. Influenced
9. Increased/Decreased
10. Ideas
11. Negotiated
12. Launched
13. Revenue/Profits
14. Under budget
15. Won

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Avoiding The ATS Trap


Avoiding The ATS Trap

How To Beat the ATS (Applicant Tracking System)

Have you ever wondered what happens to your resume once you send it off? Most of it depends on where you sent it, and what type of system—if any—they use for screening. Since most companies use ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems), we’ll focus on that process. (We’ll also assume ATS to mean Applicant Tracking Systems—plural.)
ATS are not your friends.…

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