Handling Long-Term Employment on a Resume
There are many articles online that provide decent recommendations on how to tackle the most common resume problems. Some of them we have addressed on our blog while there are issues that were left without proper attention. One of the most frequent questions of job seekers is related to job hopping. It is obvious that hiring authorities d...
Does Your Resume Look Dated?
If you are looking for a job a resume is all you have got to make a first impression on employers. And depending on what kind of resume you have this impression will be either positive or negative. When applying for jobs you should remember that you don't have a second chance. Obviously, typos, grammatical mistakes, irrelevant experience,...
How to Land a Job in Social Media?
More and more companies today understand the importance of online presence as people can't live a day without a smartphone or a tablet. We all know that you can hardly find a person who isn't interested in checking with their friends via Facebook, monitoring who is living what in Twitter, and just browsing internet pages for fun. As a res...
Resume Writing Challenges: Outsmarting Electronic Gatekeepers
Job seekers face multiple challenges on their way of getting the desired job. This way is full of obstacles as well as there are many competitors who want to get the same position you are pursuing. Most people are focused on how to look better in the eyes of hiring authorities. And it is absolutely fine because hiring managers look at res...
What If You Don't Know What To Say On A Resume?
There are many people who have no idea how they can fit all of their experience onto one or two pages. They have problems choosing the most important information as it always seems like all of the information is essential. However, there are job seekers who don't have that much experience and they face a different challenge: they don't kn...
Things To Do Before You Send Out Your Resume
Let's assume you have created what you think is a perfect resume and are ready to hit the send button. But are you sure that recruiters or employers will evaluate your resume the way you did? The problem is that most job seekers like their own resumes but employers tend to look at them at a different angle. So then this is not about what ...
Resume Critique
Having a written resume doesn't mean you are ready for a job search. And we are talking not about things you have to know before trying to find a job. We are rather talking about resume itself. Most job seekers believe if they like their own resume it automatically means that hiring authorities would love it too. Wrong. They don't care ho...
Resume Writing Challenge: 'Haven't Worked in a While'
Employment gaps have always been something job seekers were afraid of. Most people don't know how to explain the employment gap in a resume or cover letter and as a result, they just ignore it. But to do nothing about and ignore it means you don't care that much. And that is something potential employer won't tolerate. Life throws differe...
Effective Resume Writing Tips for Freelancers
In our previous blog posts, we shared our expertise on how to write an effective resume for professionals from different industries. This article is from that series only this time we would like to address the profession that is becoming more and more popular nowadays. Actually, this is not a profession even, it is rather the type of empl...
How Can Your Creativity Grant You The Job?
Last time we wrote about creative people and what kind of jobs could be the best match for them. Since people with creative personalities are not quite like everybody else (they view this world differently and they think in a different way) there are certain jobs where their abilities could be used to the max. But before one actually gets...