A topnotch résumé is vital to getting hired in the job of your dreams. And because of that, you want to do everything you can to make it sparkle and shine. After checking for spelling and typos, grammar and accuracy,...
Many people think resume writing is easy. After all, it's a basic list of facts, (what your educational background is, when and where you worked, and what your job description was). Then, all that you need to do is...
Long ago, before computers were used in schools, whenever teachers gave out a writing assignment, a host of hands would shoot into the air to ask a question. And the question was always the same. "Do spelling and grammar...
You've worked on your resume until it's perfected and now you're ready to send it out. All that's needed to complete the task is to write a cover letter. You understand that while the cover letter is not quite as...
You're applying for a job and you've researched, reworked and rewritten your resume several times. Great! You've done the hard part and now you are preparing to send it out to prospective employers. But before you do, look at your resume...
As a self-marketing tool, the purpose of the resume is to communicate your strengths in writing to an interested employer. You need to know what the employer is searching for and how this stacks up with your particular assets. Here are eight tips on...
Didn't the dreaded cover letter go out with the horse and buggy, or at least with the VCR Does anyone even write them anymore? Who needs them? The answer is, you do. If it's been a while since you've had to apply for a...
If you are currently unemployed, looking for work should actually be your current job. That doesn't mean a 40 hour work week, with two breaks and a scheduled lunch, but it should be your main focus of time...
Recruiters decide within seven seconds whether or not to read your resume or trash it. That doesn't give you much time to grab their attention. To avoid becoming history, put in a little more effort and do the work...
Each year the job search process shifts slightly, particularly with resumes. Here are the Top 8 Resume Trends in 2016. 1. Contact Information Is your name visible on the resume? Does it really stand out? The generally accepted font for a...