Wednesday, August 06
When you haven’t updated your resume in a while, it can be hard to know where to start. What experiences and accomplishments should you include for the jobs you’ve got your eye on? What new resume rules and trends should you be following? And seriously, one page or two?
Wednesday, July 30
Cover letters don’t get a lot of love. And considering how tough it is to write a good one, it’s kind of understandable that people tend to throw them together at the last minute (or update one they wrote last month), attach it to their resume, and call it good.
Tuesday, April 08
We all talk a fair game about what needs to be on your resume, but there’s also plenty of stuff that should be removed. The fluff. The blabber. The full-on oddities. And even some of the details you think are important.
Monday, November 25
There’s a lot of resume advice out there—and some of it conflicting. Which makes it pretty hard for you, the job seeker, to know what to do. Should you stick to the one-page format, or is it OK to veer onto the second page? Will a creative resume catch the eye of a hiring manager, or do most people still prefer the tried-and-true traditional layout?
Monday, November 18
There's tons of advice out there about how exactly to answer interview questions, what to wear to that interview and how to follow-up afterwards, but what if you're having trouble even getting your foot in the door?
Monday, October 28
You’ve been fishing for a job for a while and so far, not one bite. Not even a little nibble. But before you beat yourself up, it may not be you — the problem may be with your resume. In today’s job market, a one-size-fits-all resume may not do the trick to getting you the job of your dreams. Serious job seekers instead have created several versions of their resume in order to find work. Here are a few scenarios in which you might need more than one version of your resume.
Saturday, February 02
A French job-seeker has "sold" himself with an online resume made to look like an Amazon page, proving that some creativity and attention to personal branding can go a long way.
Wednesday, December 19
Unless you’re applying for a job at a pizzeria, your résumé objective shouldn’t say, “to make dough.” Nor should it be decorated with pink rabbits or include texting slang like “LOL.”