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…)
Looking for a new job? You know you need to highlight your technical skills when writing your cover letter and resume. However, many of the candidates you’re competing against will have those same abilities. That’s why you need to distinguish yourself by showcasing your soft skills, too. (more…)
In a perfect world, a hiring manager would spend ample time reading through your entire resume to see if you’re a good fit. In reality, though, they’re busy and only devote a few seconds to each one. With that in mind, you need to ensure your resume is written in a way where it’s easy to skim. Where do you begin? (more…)
When you’re applying for a job, you know you need to list the skills most relevant to the position. But what about those “other” skills employers want to find out about? How can you tell which to include and which to leave out? The professional resume writers at ResumeSpice have the answers you need. Here’s a look at a few skills that are always in demand:
You’re in the midst of your job search and find an opportunity that sounds like a great fit. The trouble? The posting doesn’t give you the hiring manager’s name. Or, even if it does, do you use their first name – or “Mrs.” “Ms.” or “Mr.” – in the salutation? (more…)
When a hiring manager posts a job, they get inundated with dozens of resumes within hours. It’s a lot for them to go through. That’s why when you submit yours, you want to ensure they can scan it quickly and that it stands out effectively in a sea of other candidates. Where do you begin? The professional resume writers at ResumeSpice explain what to include on yours. (more…)
Getting rejected for a job opening is bad enough. But at least you know where you stand. What’s worse is when you hear nothing at all. While it happens to even the most experienced candidates, if it’s happening to you time and again, it’s a sign something is wrong in your approach. To help you find out what it is and fix it, the professional resume writing service team at ResumeSpice offers some insight into why you’re not hearing back.