resume writing

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

18 12, 2017

Want Your Resume to Stand Out? Add Statistics!

2017-12-18T08:00:40-05:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Today we live in a very numbers driven world. Managers are worried about the bottom line and turning a profit. Wall Street motivates many statisticians to try and figure out what the next big break will be. Also, if you’re conducting a job search, numbers play a big part in it, as you look for the right salary. Wherever you go, numbers drive the world. With that in mind, it would seem odd not to include any numbers on your resume, right? Having statistics on a resume act as proof that you accomplished something. If you’re wondering why your resume [...]

11 12, 2017

Here’s Why You Should Take Notes at Work

2017-12-11T11:36:36-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve previously discussed why candidates should always be prepared to take notes during a job interview. Doing so will enable them to remember all the small details about each position. This information will be incredibly valuable when it comes time to accept a job offer. Did you also know that you should keep taking notes even after you start a job? Today we’ll be discussing how simply taking notes can help you get a raise, and even find a great job should you leave your current company. Wondering how that all works? Read on to find out! […]

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. […]

21 06, 2017

Should My Resume Have a Skills Section?

2017-06-21T11:30:36-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to build a resume, there are a few questions you have to ask yourself. What font will I use? Will I list my experience by chronology or relevance? And of course, should I have a separate skills section? The answer is yes! However, if you’d like a more thorough answer than that, keep on reading to find out why it will help you.  […]

5 06, 2017

Here’s Why You Should Notify Your References

2017-06-05T11:15:47-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

References play a big role in the hiring process. Typically, references are the last step before a job offer is made. The company has sat down with you in an interview, and had you discuss your skills and qualifications. Now that they’ve heard from you, they want to hear from an impartial party. The role of these people in your job search shouldn’t be understated. Acting as a reference is a big favor, so you should make sure you do all you can to prepare your references for when they may be contacted. Today we’ll discuss the importance of notifying your [...]

2 06, 2017

Link Roundup 6/2/17: Advice for College Graduates

2017-06-02T11:01:22-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The month of May has just ended, which means there are many recent college graduates entering the job market! It’s both an exciting and challenging time. Thankfully, there’s a wealth of information online to help! We’ve curated the best up-to-date advice that should help any recent graduate find their footing in their job search. The best part is, most of this advice is applicable to any job seeker, so if that’s you, read on! […]

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. […]