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…)
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…)
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…)
When it comes to your resume, hiring managers place a heavy emphasis on the “Work Experience” section. After all, this tells them if you have the ability and the qualifications to do the job.
When you’re in the big leagues, you need a resume to go along with your senior-level position. Writing an executive resume, however, can be a challenge, especially if you don’t know the right approach to take. That’s where ResumeSpice, a leading executive resume writing service, comes in. We’re experts in director-level resumes and offer these eight ways for improving yours. (more…)
When you’re writing your resume, you’re trying to stand out and appeal to hiring managers. But are you also thinking about a company’s ATS?
If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s simply the Applicant Tracking System that employers use to collect, sort, scan, and screen resumes. Most companies use them; in fact, around three quarters. (more…)