Resumes & Cover Letters

4 09, 2019

Kickstart Your Fall Job Search

2019-09-04T11:20:10-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Summer seems to be the typical time of year where most people enjoy more of the nice weather and less of the responsibilities. Whether it be summer vacations, taking more time off from work, pausing their job search – whatever it may be. But the productivity of summer tends to slow down. Therefore a lot of people will pick back up their search once the fall comes around. So we wanted to share a few tips that you can do today, to help kickstart your job search before you actually begin. Check it out. […]

4 09, 2019

Should I List All Employment History or Most Recent 10 Years?

2019-09-10T15:43:05-04:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How do you know whether to list all your employment history on your resume, or just the most recent? Do you include the last three positions? Only the relevant jobs? Whether there’s an application which allows you to just list a few positions, or a section to share your resume – you may have to take some inventory. […]

27 08, 2019

Have Little to No Career Experience? Here’s How to Craft Your Resume

2019-09-10T15:35:07-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve recently graduated from college, or have little to no career experience, job searching can be intimidating. However, there have been countless individuals that have gone through the same experience and all it takes is some preparation. Starting with your resume. We’re going to share how to craft a resume – without much career-related experience. Check it out. […]

16 08, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Not Put on Your Resume

2019-08-16T15:41:56-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Curious to know what you should or shouldn’t put on your resume? Like a photo? Or personal interests? How do you know what will be helpful and what can potentially hurt your chances of being considered for a position? We’ve got you covered it today’s link roundup, below. […]

16 08, 2019

How to Share That You’re Willing to Relocate

2019-08-16T11:18:50-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to move to a different city can be bittersweet. Whether you are choosing to relocate for personal reasons, for a career, or are looking to move to try something new – the changes come with a lot of preparation and sometimes big challenges. Such as finding a job in a new city prior to moving. Hiring managers may wonder how apt you are to make the move if you are strictly relocating to follow a career – but there are some things that you can do to help your chances and make the process easier. […]

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 [...]