It’s not uncommon for job seekers to seek out tips and tricks to make their resume stand out. A question that applicants most often ask is, “Should I add color to my resume?”
Some websites will tell you “yes,” that color is advisable. Then detail how to apply the pizzaz to your resume.
We’re here to tell you that color is usually not the answer, even in 2021. The team at ResumeSpice shares some of the top reasons why (and which types of resumes CAN have color).
There are a number of great resources that can help job seekers prepare for an interview—a quick Google search will yield advice on what to wear, what to do before the interview, what questions to ask during the interview, how and when to write a thank you note post-interview…the list goes on. While the hard skills are critical, our team at ResumeSpice believes it’s just as important to develop a healthy mindset going into the process. Below are some tips for calming the nerves and getting into the right frame a mind, so you can perform your best. (more…)
Most employers require a background check before completing the hiring process. On average, a pre-employment background check takes between two and four business days to complete. (more…)
If you’re interviewing for a job, you probably know you can expect to be asked for a list of references. It’s a standard practice for almost any job application. But just because it’s a repetitive part of the process doesn’t mean you have to keep submitting the same old boilerplate list of references. If you’re looking to take it a step further and elevate yourself above the competition, a professional letter of recommendation is what you need. (more…)
Rejection stings. Especially in the job search and even more so when you know you’re a good fit for a role.
When a recruiter or a hiring manager gives you negative feedback on your resume or interview, your first instinct may be to reply defensively. Instead…
Stop. Wait. Breathe. (more…)