While resigning from a position can be stressful, it can also mean you’ve found another (hopefully better) opportunity to grow and learn. But that doesn’t make informing your current employer any easier.
While it’s not necessarily a formal requirement to give two weeks’ notice (unless it’s written into your employment contract), it is traditional to do so as an act of professionalism and good faith. We recommend doing so by arranging a face-to-face meeting to inform your boss.
Crafting a resume for your dream job? Your resume’s format is more important than you might think.
If the information on your resume isn’t laid out in a way that’s visually attractive, intuitive to follow, and highly scannable, a hiring manager isn’t going to see or retain that information. Spacing, layout, fonts, and your resume’s overall visual appearance all affect its readability and effectiveness. It’s one of the reasons so many job seekers elect to use a professional resume writer.
“How far back should a resume go?” and “How much work history should I put on my resume?” are questions that puzzle new and experienced professionals alike.
That’s why we checked with our top resume writers here at ResumeSpice — they have years of experience and first-hand knowledge of what recruiters, hiring managers, and HR teams are really looking for when it comes to work history on a resume.
In some ways, applying for jobs has never been easier. With the ease of ‘one-click to submit’ job applications on sites like LinkedIn and Indeed, job seekers can apply to multiple jobs in minutes.
But that doesn’t mean you should.
For many employers, the pandemic expedited their use of video interviewing, with some estimating that over 80% of companies used video calls to screen candidates.
Even as employees trickle back into the office, video interviews are likely here to stay, as they offer some clear benefits over traditional, in-person interviews. Most notably, video interviews allow for a more efficient process, eliminating the need for travel, fighting traffic, and finding (and paying for) parking. The result is a much more streamlined scheduling and interviewing process. (more…)