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Hobbies and Interests Don’t Interest Recruiters

by resumeanthology in resume tips

Recently, a resume client asked for my thoughts on the “Hobbies and Interests” section in her resume.  She is client care rep who was applying for a client care manager [...]



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Interview Tips

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