Resumes

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Hilarious Real-Life Resume and Cover Letter Blunders

We’ve all experienced that gut wrenching feeling when you realize you’ve made a mistake on a document… right as you’re hitting the send button. We know how important it is to write a sparkling resume, but there is always the possibility that there is an inadvertent error somewhere. One that you missed. Maybe a comma…

The Biggest Resume Myth Ever

“A resume should be no more than one page” Of all the resume gibberish I’ve heard, this is by far the worst. Where did this even come from and why do people still believe this? Your resume is the most important document of your job search. It important to think about what resume writing strategy…

Which Resume Format is Best For You?

No matter what you’ve been told, resumes are not ‘one size fits all’. A resume is designed to sell or market your particular skills, experience and accomplishments to prospective employers. One of the most important decisions job seekers are faced with is what resume format is best for them. Although there are several types of…

6 Job Hunting Tips for Recent College Grads

So you’re back from spring break and getting ready for graduation, now what? If you’re anything like most graduates this year, you’re nervous about the unemployment rate. Don’t fret, despite headlines of grim unemployment rates, there are jobs out there for recent grads! The competition is fierce and you’re not just competition with other college…

Resumes: Stop Writing Them!

If you needed a heart bypass surgery, would you attempt to do it yourself? I’m aware that this is not physically possible, but it illustrates just how risky it is to write your own resume. In this extremely competitive job market, this should not even be a debate anymore. There is nobody who understands current…

5 Secrets to Writing a Job-Winning Resume

The statement “there are no jobs out there” is false There are jobs out there and companies are still hiring. What has changed is the competition. With all the reorganizations and layoffs, the number of job-seekers has skyrocketed. Potential employers now have a lot more candidates to choose from and the bar has now been…