When it comes to your resume and cover letter, the goal of both is the same: to put you in the running for the job. However, to get there, you need to approach them each uniquely. (more…)
Your resume and interview skills can only take you so far in the hiring process. The professional references you give, on the other hand, can make or break your shot at getting the offer. A strong reference can mean you’re the frontrunner for the job, while a weaker one will sabotage all your efforts. (more…)
If you’re an experienced professional, you have a whole host of skills you’ve acquired over the years. That’s the good news. The bad news is you have no idea how to list all those job skills all on your resume. (more…)
Think a follow up after an interview is a waste of time? Consider these statistics: According to a recent CareerBuilder study, 22% of employers say they’re less likely to hire a candidate who doesn’t send a thank-you note. What’s more, is that 56% said not doing so showed the candidate was not serious about the position. (more…)
You spent hours writing, editing, polishing, and proofreading your perfect resume. Now that you’re done, all you have to do is apply for jobs, right?
Actually, there’s still some work to do even though your resume is complete. This is because you need to tailor the document around every position you apply to. That doesn’t necessarily mean making major changes or that you need to rewrite it. (more…)