RRR Learning Unit 2: Work From Home Resume

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In this Unit, you’ll find great tips, information and resources that can help you create a resume that will showcase you in the best way AND get past the “bots” (applicant tracking software) and into the hands of decision-makers.

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Your Work From Home Resume: Explaining “Illness Gaps”

When an illness knocks you out of the workforce – once or repeatedly – it can leave your resume with some glaring holes. So, how do you go about explaining the illness-related gaps without causing prospective employers to think they’ll be at risk of losing you again due to health-related issues?

With Applicant Tracking Systems playing such a big role in pre-screening job applicants, it’s important that you create a resume that doesn’t raise red flags that will cause the “bots” to kick your resume out before it’s ever seen by a human being. In some cases, an extended period of unemployment may be a red flag.

Here are some strategies you may want to employ to round out your resume and explain those Illness Gaps.

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Your Work from Home Resume: Explaining “Parenting Gaps”

If you took time out of the workforce to raise and/or school your child(ren), you may have a “gap” in your resume that prospective employers will wonder about. This is a topic that comes up often and we always advise job seekers to focus was on identifying the skills they used and the experience they gained during that time.

The objective is to determine which skills are “transferableto more traditional jobs so that they can be listed on a resume.

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Your Work from Home Resume: Explaining “Caregiver Gaps”

Many people leave the workforce to take care of a sick or aging family member of friend. On the one hand, people will applaud you and tell you how selfless and caring you have been for doing so (and they’re right). On the other hand — the “re-entering the workforce” hand — you may find that the gap in your resume has created a barrier to entry. 🙁

Here are some strategies you may want to employ to round out your resume and explain those Illness Gaps.

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How to Include Rideshare Work on Your Resume

Over the years, we’ve heard from many rideshare drivers who are looking to supplement or replace their job, but aren’t sure how to include their driving work on their resume. In this post, I’ve gathered up some of the advice we’ve given and out it all in one place for you!

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87 Soft Skills: The Big List

Soft skills are those skills that are very “human” by nature. They are the skills that help a person interact with others, and they can play a very important role in your ability land and succeed in your ideal job.
Many people have a hard time finding the “right words” to describe their soft skills. This list of 87 soft skills from Lakehead University in Ontario, CAN might help you find the right words to use when including your soft skills on your resume.

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185 Action Verbs That’ll Make Your Resume Awesome

This list from The Muse is a great resource for finding new, powerful action verbs to incorporate into your resume. They’ve even broken it down into categories to help you through the process.

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ATS-Friendly Resume Templates

Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) is the modern day gatekeeper/pre-screener for hiring managers. The programs are designed to screen incoming resumes for keywords and other criteria.

The problem is, most people don’t know how to build a resume that is easy for ATS to digest and assimilate.

This post on the Hloom site digs into it a bit and also provides some handy ATS-Friendly resume templates.

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3 Ways To Beat The Machines That Judge Your Résumé When You Apply Online

In this Huffington Post article, the author shares some pointers for getting past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and into the hands of decision-makers.

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DID YOU KNOW THAT 75% OF ONLINE JOB APPLICATIONS ARE BLOCKED BY HR SOFTWARE AND ARE NEVER SEEN BY HUMAN DECISION MAKERS.
Our comprehensive online course will help you “beat the bots” and get your resume seen!
Enroll in How to Find a Work from Home Job or Side Gig in 30 Days or Less and get the ULTIMATE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE in the Work from Home Job Hunt! With it, you’ll learn how to find – and land – the best jobs & gigs before everyone else!

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