Resumes & Cover Letters

9 07, 2019

How to Follow up after a Job Application

2019-07-10T08:06:06-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are a few ways you can follow up post-job application. But as the saying goes “the fortune is in the follow up” rings true. Not only does following up show your interest, but it also displays your assertiveness and persistence. Here are a few ways to follow up post-application. […]

24 06, 2019

Our New Website!

2019-06-24T11:41:01-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve visited walrathrecruiting.com within the past two weeks, you’ve probably noticed we launched a brand-new website! It’s sleek, simpler, FAST and provides features that our last website did not! Check out what’s new, here! […]

13 05, 2019

How to Add Self-Taught Skills to Your Resume

2019-06-20T12:07:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-taught skills are no less valuable than those learned on the job, as long as you can back them up. When these skills align with a job you’re interested in, it’s completely appropriate to include them on your resume. We’ll discuss how to add these skills and how to talk about them during the hiring process. Find out below! […]

3 04, 2019

How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

2019-06-07T21:27:46-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most people feel that if they don’t have any experience in a position that they’re applying for, they might as well not apply for the job. However, it’s not as black and white as you may think. Depending on the job, a hiring manager may consider someone who doesn’t have the required experience. But how do you apply for a job when you have no relevant experience at all? Check it out below. Jot Down Everything Start with writing down everything you’ve done. Not literally, but... literally. Begin as far back as you can recall regarding any responsibilities, tasks, projects, [...]

25 03, 2019

Should My Resume Have a Skills Section?

2019-06-07T21:28:28-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

When it comes to building a resume, there are lots of things to consider. What's the number of jobs I should include? How much information do I need to provide for each job? Should I have a separate skills section? We won't be covering the first two today, but regarding skills, the short answer is, yes. Read this short and to the point blog, to find out why having a section for skills on your resume is crucial! The Benefits of a Skills Section We all know including skills on your resume is a no brainer. However, is it worth it to include [...]

21 01, 2019

How to Get the Most out of a Career Fair

2019-01-21T11:43:05-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Attending a career fair is a great opportunity. It allows you to meet with people, connect, expose yourself to new businesses, and even potentially land you a job. But you want to be prepared! We’ve compiled a list to help improve your career fair experience, below! […]

2 11, 2018

Link Roundup: All About Resumes

2018-11-02T08:56:02-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your resume is your first impression before meeting a hiring manager or recruiter face to face. Make it stand out and count! This means no errors, accuracy, and an easy to read template. If you need some help with that, we’ve got you covered! Check out the links below for tips on building your resume and more. […]

8 10, 2018

5 Things You Don’t Need to Include on Your Resume

2018-10-08T08:14:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are some things that don’t need to be included on your resume. You may think that the more information you provide, the better your chances of landing an interview, but that isn’t true. There is such thing as too much information, especially on a resume. Employers are scanning tons of resumes in a little amount of time! Make sure the important stuff stands out. Check out 5 things that you don’t always need to include on your resume below. […]

23 07, 2018

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

2018-07-23T08:44:53-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Searching for a job can be a challenging process, especially when applying to dozens of companies and never hearing back. You’re taking tons of time to apply for these jobs, it’s frustrating to get silence in return! Why does this happen? Is it you, is it them, what could it be? Sometimes it is out of your control, but be sure you aren’t making these 4 mistakes in your job application below! […]