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23 04, 2018

7 Components of a Strong Resume

2018-04-23T12:06:52-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

There is a lot that goes into building a compelling resume. Everyone has a different background, so the way you set up your resume will always be somewhat unique. However, there are certain basic rules that should be followed, and components that should be present. Today, we'll walk you through what those are, and how you can implement them in your resume. 1. Legible Font No matter how amazing your resume is, it won't do any good if recruiters can't read it. When you are deciding which font to select, don't get too crazy. Go back to basics with common [...]

26 01, 2018

Link Roundup: The Evolving Hiring Process

2018-01-26T10:35:41-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As technology continues to progress, it finds its way into our lives in many different ways. Technology has greatly changed the hiring process, and also the way in which we find jobs. Job boards, LinkedIn, applicant tracking systems, and more innovations have changed how employer hire. Knowing how to make yourself marketable and accessible with all of these changes will help you land your next job. Today’s link roundup gathers articles that will help you better understand the modern hiring process, and the mindset behind it.  […]

9 08, 2017

5 Helpful Resume Formatting Tips

2017-08-09T10:14:53-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In a previous blog we discussed how you can optimize your resume, and today we’re going back to basics and talking about formatting. How you format your resume influences your chances to move forward in the hiring process. If you make it easy for a hiring manager to understand, they are more likely to bring you in! Today we’ll be discussing a few easy and simple formatting choices you can make to help your chances. […]

24 05, 2017

Tips for Proofreading Your Resume

2017-05-24T08:28:34-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Your resume ultimately serves as the determining factor that either moves you forward in the hiring process, or leaves you behind. For this reason, it’s astonishing that some candidates don’t proofread their resumes prior to sending them. Since a resume is so important, it’s smart to give it a proper read over. While proofreading certainly isn’t fun, one small grammar mistake could wind up costing you the job. Something so trivial shouldn’t cost you the job. To help, we’ll be discussing proofreading tips when working on a resume. […]