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Why Matching Your Resume to the Job Posting Matters

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“Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.”  The same holds true for your resume. Every now and then we’ll get an email at Resume Buffalo asking for more information about the services we provide. Some of the more common questions we receive include: Are you just checking for spelling or grammar? Do you work with people to put metrics in their resumes? Does your team focus on formatting and optics? All of these are important components of a resume. Do we check for accurate spelling and grammar? Absolutely. Do we use our 60-minute consultations to determine...

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The Importance of Metrics

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When I was 16, I was hired for a job to work a checkout counter, wear a bright blue polo, and help customers in their movie rental habits. A few friends from school had the same job, so I thought it would be fun. And it was fun, for a time. Eventually reality set in, and I quickly learned how the shift schedule worked — my friends and I almost never overlapped. On the off chance we were working together, we weren’t there to have fun, we were working. Day in and day out I clocked in and clocked out. There were...

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