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 [...]

22 09, 2020

Why LinkedIn is So Important to your Career?

2020-09-22T13:27:09-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everyone has been on, heard of, or simply looked at LinkedIn.  Joining this platform is a step everybody knows is important when starting a career search-but why? It merges the functions of job search websites and personal profile websites, into one. It is ultimately an extension to your resume, while also acting as a virtual one. There may be a misconception that the platform is used by only those searching for jobs, however, many people from freelancers, to students, to employers and even the big shots such as Bill Gates have LinkedIn profiles. This makes it a powerful networking tool as well.  [...]

17 09, 2020

What Should a College Student With No Experience Put on Their Resume?

2020-09-17T13:15:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Applying to jobs but feeling overwhelmed by the requirements and qualifications within the job posting? Look at your resume and see how you marketed yourself. Besides adding the standard contact information, students may be lost on what’s next? You may not have much experience but organizing it with certain information will help you stand out when starting your job search despite your lack of work experience. […]

27 08, 2020

Networking Online Do’s and Don’ts

2020-08-28T09:01:13-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With networking events very limited due to COVID-19, people must adapt to online networking. Knowing how to approach someone during such a crucial time may help you when you are least expecting it. […]

13 08, 2020

Cover Letter Tips and Tricks

2020-08-20T08:47:36-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cover letters are meant to enhance the job seekers application. By taking your time to really generate a cover letter, it may help your chances of being hired. Here are some tips below: […]

6 12, 2019

Link Roundup: When to *Not* Include a Cover Letter

2019-12-09T09:09:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing a cover letter can significantly increase your chances of being considered for a position if done correctly. However, there are also times that including one when applying for a job is not necessary. Below we’ve put together a guide on when to and *not to* include a cover letter when applying for a job, and what it should look like when you compose one. Check it out! […]

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. […]

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 [...]

25 02, 2019

8 Job Search Myths We’ve Debunked

2019-02-25T14:25:26-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re searching for a job, there are so many things to consider, so much advice given and so many rules that seem to pop up. Knowing what advice is accurate, and what’s considered a myth can help you with a more successful job search. Check out these 8 myths about job searching, below! […]

2 11, 2018

Link Roundup: All About Resumes

2018-11-02T08:56:02-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Your resume is your first impression before meeting a hiring manager or recruiter face to face. Make it stand out and count! This means no errors, accuracy, and an easy to read template. If you need some help with that, we’ve got you covered! Check out the links below for tips on building your resume and more. […]

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