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1 09, 2022

Have You Checked Your Resume Lately?

2022-08-29T14:15:51-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing your resume can seem like an overwhelming task and you may be asking yourself, ‘where do I even begin?’ Whether you are composing your resume with the anticipation of graduating or updating your resume for the first time in years, there are a few crucial components that should be included on ALL resumes. We are here to break it down for you! […]

2 08, 2022

What NOT to Add to Your Resume

2022-08-02T13:32:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We have previously discussed what you should be putting on your resume, but we thought it was also important to discuss some things you might be adding that are unnecessary. We understand that in some cases, you feel you need to bulk up your resume, but sometimes simple and sweet is the key. Adding unnecessary information can be mistaken as unprofessional and may deter the employer from considering you for their open position, so you’ll want to be diligent in making sure these things are not on your resume. […]

24 03, 2022

4 Tips for Providing References to Your New Employer

2022-03-16T10:13:40-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

With The Great Resignation afloat, we can safely assume that the need for professional references will also increase as new positions are acquired. Most companies require a total of 3 references, though some may require more or less, position depending. We recommend you have a list of references, preferably 5 people or more that you can provide to an employer on the spot. That being said, when in a job search it is important to get ahead of the game and brainstorm reliable references if you have not don’t so already. We have selected a few of our favorite tips [...]

8 03, 2022

Lying on Your Resume

2022-03-04T15:31:04-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Believe it or not, 85% of people admit to lying on their resume, and a misrepresentation of your skills or experience can only hurt you, if not immediately, then in the long run. It’s a quick way to burn bridges and hinder your reputation, and I can almost guarantee you will be found out. You may be thinking, “What’s the harm in a slight exaggeration?”, or worse, you may not even realize you are doing it. We’re here to put your mind at ease so you can confirm your resume does not contain any of these falsifications, and if it [...]

24 02, 2022

How to Properly Conduct Yourself in a Virtual Interview

2022-02-24T10:58:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The pool of job seekers has increased drastically over the course of the last two years, and it is now more important than ever to set yourself apart from your competitors. Some of us may not have been faced with having to interview for a job in quite some time, and now adding a virtual aspect on top of that can cause frustration. Besides having a beefed-up resume, how you interview can give you a competitive advantage and can hopefully land you that position you want so badly. […]

17 02, 2022

How to Compose a Resume

2022-02-17T09:27:50-05:00Categories: How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Writing your resume can seem like an overwhelming task and you may be asking yourself, ‘where do I even begin?’ Whether you are composing your resume with the anticipation of graduating or updating your resume for the first time in years, there are a few crucial components that should be included on ALL resumes. We are here to break it down for you! […]

23 11, 2021

Why Your Job Search Is Taking Too Long

2021-11-23T09:29:35-05:00Categories: Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Job searching can be an enjoyable experience. You are able to get picky with your next endeavor and try something new. However, if it appears your job search has been going on far too long you may need to make some adjustments. Here are some tips. […]

28 10, 2021

How to Handle a Lack of References

2021-10-19T11:05:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re fairly new to the job market with limited resources and experiences. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

26 10, 2021

What *NOT* to Include On Your Resume

2021-10-19T11:05:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your resume should be a document that explains in detail; your experience, education, and skillset. The purpose of a resume is to provide a parallel between your background and the positions you are applying for. The information you list here should be relevant, and precise. That’s why we wanted to expand on our previous blog (if you missed our blog on that, you can read that here) and share phrases that you should leave *off* your resume. Check it out! […]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

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