Here are five insightful ways of breaking the traditional mold of plain-Jane resumes – try out these tips and you’ll be more likely to get called in for an interview at your desired employer of choice.
A printed resume is something every job seeker should have on hand, and it is one way to demonstrate your professionalism. Don’t assume that the interviewer will have a copy of your resume (although they should), bring several printed resumes with you (even if you only plan to see one person).
Writing your resume or your LinkedIn profile is always going to be difficult, but far too many of us are falling prey to cliché buzzwords […]
The perfect resume will help you get the job of your dreams. The job search process relies primarily on the Internet and “speed to market”. The longer you delay submitting your resume, the more likely it is that tens if not hundreds have applied before you.
For those of you who use Android-based smartphones, there are tons of excellent job search apps for Android Smartphones, but there are also a bunch of excellent resume-related apps being created as well. Here are some of the best apps for making your resume accessible no matter where you are and allowing you to work on creating the ultimate resume even when you are nowhere near your computer.
An applicant tracking system (ATS) does more than store resumes and help recruiters track a candidate throughout the hiring process. It also leverages a network of bots to scan, analyze, and rank incoming job applications so that a recruiter or hiring manager doesn’t have to read every single incoming application. In
Your cover letter is typically the first thing a recruiter or company HR representative sees. If it is poorly written, it is unlikely that the hiring manager will even look at your resume (so it is important to get this right).
You only get one shot to convince your potential employer that you’re the best candidate for the job, so you need to give it all […]
Spending a lot of time on getting your CV right will ultimately make a major difference to your employability. From Charity Jobs through to new positions after University, or even a short-term contract, a poorly designed and written CV will not improve your chances of getting work.
A resume is usually a one page document customizing your job experience and education to stand out above all applicants for a certain job. Keep it concise and customized to the job being sought. Since a resume is a brief document, information does not need to be chronologically arranged and does not have to cover your entire career.
If you haven’t done your homework and you don’t know anything about the company where you are interviewing, then you shouldn’t be on the interview. You should do extensive research on the company and the interviewer(s) before the interview.
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Building a Quality Resume Building a quality resume often takes people quite a long time. From early on into your time in school, you will […]
Creating a great resume can be a challenging task for college students and recent college grads.
Less is more. Writing a great resume is not an easy task and although the overall unemployment rate is down, competition for the best jobs […]
You’ve probably been told that your resume is the most important document in your job search (and it is). But if you want to stand out from the competition, you need more than a great looking resume. In the end, only qualified candidates will get called for an interview, and only those that know how to interview will get the job.
Time to review some of the basics again (Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews). These resources are for both those just starting their job search as […]
“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Looking […]