I’ve been advised against using “cliché words” in my resume. How can I know what they are?

I’ve been advised against using “cliché words” in my resume. How can I know what they are?

QUESTION: I’ve been advised against using “cliché words” in my resume. How can I know what they are? v Edward Lawrence, Getstarted LLC They are vague assertions and claims used so much that they no longer matter to recruiters and hiring-managers. Examples...
I’ve heard of an ATS resume, an infographic resume, a targeted resume, and a networking resume – what’s the difference? Do I need all of them to apply for jobs?

I’ve heard of an ATS resume, an infographic resume, a targeted resume, and a networking resume – what’s the difference? Do I need all of them to apply for jobs?

QUESTION: I’ve heard of an ATS resume, an infographic resume, a targeted resume, and a networking resume – what’s the difference? Do I need all of them to apply for jobs?   v Mary Jo King, Alliance Résumé & Writing Service One resume is enough, provided it...
In designing and formatting my resume: Are there rules for margin size, for fonts and font size? Can I use lines, text boxes, and/or columns?

In designing and formatting my resume: Are there rules for margin size, for fonts and font size? Can I use lines, text boxes, and/or columns?

QUESTION: In designing and formatting my resume: Are there rules for margin size, for fonts and font size? Can I use lines, text boxes, and/or columns? v Kathy Keshemberg, A Career Advantage Margins should be equal, .5″-1″ all around. Stick with...
I have a Ph.D. but the jobs I’m applying to do not require this education level. Should I leave it off the resume? Will that be lying?

I have a Ph.D. but the jobs I’m applying to do not require this education level. Should I leave it off the resume? Will that be lying?

QUESTION: I have a Ph.D. but the jobs I’m applying to do not require this education level. Should I leave it off the resume? Will that be lying? v Jennifer Gruwald, University of Connecticut If you are including an Education section and have listed other degrees,...