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).
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 […]
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).
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.
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.
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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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Resumes and cover letters are considered the most effective way to sell your skills to a potential employer. Whenever a job vacancy is advertised it […]