It takes a lot of time to get your resume right, from brainstorming accomplishments to editing and proofreading. The last thing you want to do is spend hours on it, only to get it tossed by a simple mistake.
Just because the unemployment rate is low, doesn’t mean companies are willing to hire just anyone. You still need to prove yourself and make the case as to why you’re the right fit for a job. So how do you do that? The interview prep experts at ResumeSpice have the answers you need. Here’s a look at five things recruiters want to see during the hiring process. (more…)
You’ve spent weeks writing that perfect resume. You’ve proofed it time and again. Now it’s all set to get submitted. But the question is:
How do you send it? As a Word document or PDF? (more…)
No one likes cover letter writing. And it’s no wonder. There’s so much at stake and yet. At the same time, it’s tough to know what hiring managers want and how you can best stand out. But your cover letter shouldn’t be that complicated. That’s why, at ResumeSpice, we’re getting back to basics. Here are four easy guidelines you can follow as you’re crafting your next cover letter to ensure you’re creating a compelling one. (more…)
You stretched the truth a little about your experience or exaggerated a past job title. No big deal, right? It is if you get caught, which is likely with today’s background check and verification processes. You can then count yourself out of the running for this job and any future ones the company posts. (more…)
You spend hours, days and weeks writing your resume. A hiring manager spends a few seconds reviewing it. How can you get them to stop and take notice of you and your key strengths? You need to stand out in a positive way and including volunteer experience is one way to do that. (more…)
You have a polished resume and sharp interview skills. The trouble is, you just don’t have the time you need to conduct an effective job search. Sound familiar? If it does, let the team at ResumeSpice help with our job application service, JobApply.
Employers want to hire candidates who are driven and always working to improve themselves. So if you’ve taken or are currently enrolled in continuing education or online classes, it can be an element that sets you apart. That’s especially important when you consider hiring managers are often inundated with hundreds of resumes for every position they post. (more…)
Want to find a new job faster? It goes beyond simply creating a powerful resume. You also have to make sure you’re highly visible on social media sites like LinkedIn. To do that, you need to include impactful keywords on your profiles. (more…)