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Best Resume Format for Sales Positions

By The Betts Team / January 5, 2018
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Writing a resume can be a daunting task. Boiling down your professional experience into one page is challenging, as well as representing all the different skills you’ve learned from just one position. At Betts Recruiting we work with a lot of job seekers looking for sales positions on how to best present themselves in their…

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4 Cover Letter Tips to Help You Land a Sales Job

4 Cover Letter Tips to Help You Land a Sales Job

By Laura Benson / October 17, 2016
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If you’re applying for jobs online, chances are you’re going to face a screen asking you to upload a resume and a cover letter. We’ve outlined four cover letter tips to help you write a more engaging document. Cover letters are an overlooked way to create a relationship with a hiring manager. Don’t miss an…

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4 Questions Hiring Managers Should Ask When Reviewing a Video Resume

4 Questions Hiring Managers Should Ask When Reviewing a Video Resume

By Jennifer Cortese / October 3, 2016
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With more and more job postings and hiring boards online, video resumes in addition to paper resumes are on the rise. So what exactly should a hiring manager look for when it comes to a candidate speaking about their experience over film? We’ve outlined four questions to ask about a video resume to see if…

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A RESUME

What to Look For in a Resume

By Leslie Schmidt / June 21, 2016
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A candidate spend countless hours crafting his or her resume just to submit it online. Hiring managers then have to look through hundreds of resumes for a single open job position. While recruiting companies pitch specified, qualified candidates, generic online submissions forms cast the position far beyond a company’s target audience. If you are faced with an extensive…

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MUST-HAVE SKILLS TO LIST ON YOUR RESUME

Must-Have Skills To List On A Resume

By Anne Lewis / June 1, 2016
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Resumes are getting shorter while at the same time trying to convey more. The skills section of a resume is a prime example of this. While you want to convey all of the transferable experience you’ve learned, you don’t have the space to rattle off anything and everything. Make sure your skill set list isn’t…

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HOW TO READ EXPERIENCE BETWEEN THE LINES

How to Read Experience Between The Lines

By eden / May 30, 2016
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Not every job seeker has a resume full of professional experience. Yet, hiring managers are still interested in entry-level applicants. These job seekers offer great new perspective, are trainable, and are ideal contenders for internal growth. Still, not every prospective employee is a fit for every company. How can hiring managers begin to identify better applications?…

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How Creative Should You Get With Your Resume?

By MeganJohannes / May 23, 2016
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Resumes can seem dull when detailing out your experience with bullet points and bolding. Some candidates go above and beyond the usual resume with personal logos, colorful headings, and distinctive fonts. But, candidates need to avoid falling into the trap of caring too much about appearance and not enough about substance. Keep yourself in check…

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Hitting Refresh On Your Resume

By eden / March 29, 2016
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Do you remember your MySpace top eight? Most likely, those same people aren’t your Snapchat Best Friends. Refreshing your social media comes second nature, whether it’s a new profile picture, background song, or daily status. Yet, when it comes to applying to jobs, many job seekers let their resume get stale. We know resumes are…

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LinkedIn Profile Spring Clean Betts Recruiting

4 Quick Ways to Spring Clean Your LinkedIn Profile

By Kristin / March 28, 2016
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It’s that glorious time of year when the sun shines longer and heavy jackets are not as necessary. As you’re digging through closets to make room for new wardrobes, it’s just as important to give your online brand a good spring cleaning. Your LinkedIn profile is the best place on the Internet to tell your…

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How to turn your college experience into sales experience

How to turn your college experience into sales experience

By tim / June 17, 2015
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Having graduated college just over a year ago, (yikes!) I’ve noticed a few hiring trends among entry level candidates. For many college graduates, finding and explaining transferable skills from the past four years is half the battle of finding a job. Lots of companies are looking for bright, hungry, and passionate recent grads. Here are…

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