resume tips

27 11, 2019

Skills You Should Leave Off Your Resume

2019-11-27T08:10:11-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When composing your resume, there are obvious categories you should include, such as education, certifications, experience, and skills. Although these categories are straightforward, how do you know what is not worth mentioning? We’ve compiled a list below sharing the types of skills to leave off your resume. Check it out! […]

28 10, 2019

The Only Resume Template to Use

2019-10-29T09:59:59-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re creating a resume, you want to ensure not only that you have the right amount of information but that you also have the most effective format. Whether you’re starting your resume from scratch, or you want to update your resume to ensure its accuracy and effectiveness, you’ll want to follow this crucial tip on what type of template to use. […]

30 09, 2019

What to Consider Before Lying on Your Resume

2019-09-30T14:08:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may feel that your resume isn’t strong enough to land a job that you’re interested in. But if you’re considering fabricating information on your resume to help you– you should contemplate a few things. Below is a list of areas you should acknowledge, before lying on your resume. […]

23 09, 2019

2 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting Any Traction

2019-09-30T15:52:52-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve finalized your resume and you’ve listed all necessary fields; contact information, education, experience, etc. However, you’ve submitted your resume to a few different companies and you haven’t received any feedback. Is that part of the process? Or is there something lacking on your resume that is affecting your chances of being considered? Here are two reasons why your resume may not be getting any traction. […]

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. […]

3 04, 2019

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

2019-09-30T13:42:45-04:00Categories: 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 all of 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, [...]

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 [...]

16 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/16/17: Making a Career Change

2017-06-16T11:09:19-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Another Friday means another Link Roundup! This week we have some great advice on making a career change, among other links. Whether you’re looking for advice on resumes, interviews, or careers, it’s all here! This week we start with a topic everyone should be familiar with: job search ethics. It’s something both job seekers and hiring managers struggle with, but being ethical in your job search will pay off. Check out the first link to find out why it’s important. […]