resumes

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. […]

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. […]

9 07, 2018

Adding Soft Skills to Your Resume

2018-07-09T08:12:37-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Though negotiable, soft skills are actually an important element to a resume. Conveying your soft skills can be done in a multitude of different ways. Most candidates put them in a special section and list them out. While others list them within their job experience duties. Now what way is best and what skills should you be highlighting? We’re here to tell you! […]

2 07, 2018

How to Navigate a Job Fair

2018-07-02T08:12:45-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before walking into a room of recruiters with hundreds of other job seekers, you may be asking yourself how to stand out. Well, a little preparation can go a long way! Read on to find out how you can make the most of your time at the next job fair you attend. […]

22 06, 2018

Link Roundup: Land the Job That is Best for You

2018-06-22T08:48:07-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As you know, the job search can be extensive. Sometimes it can take months to land an interview or position. It is important to use your time wisely and get the most out of your search. In this week’s roundup, we have compiled a list of great advice to speed up the search process AND help land the job that is right for you. […]

1 06, 2018

Link Roundup: Crucial Job Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

2018-06-01T11:02:13-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Landing a job interview is a great sign. It means that a recruiter or hiring manager looked at your resume, and thought that you might be a good fit for the role. So your next step should be focusing on knocking the interview out of the park. The last thing you want to do is make a simple mistake, in that interview, and have it take you out of the running. Read on to find out how you can avoid those mistakes and more! 4 Things You Should Never Ask While Being Interviewed One of the most common ways candidates [...]