Resume Writing Challenges: Government Jobs
Many job seekers don't think there is any difference between applying for the private sector and government jobs. Most of them just send out their resume and cover letter to as many companies as they possibly can. Despite the popularity of such approach it doesn't prove to be effective at all, especially if compared to the opposed method ...
Resume Comparison: Senior Level vs Recent Grads
Have you ever thought how a resume written by an executive director would be different a resume developed by a recent graduate? Should it be different at all? The thing is that many job seekers don't spend that much time on writing a resume. Most people just dump all of their past experiences on one or two pages without thinking about how...
Resume Writing Challenge: How To Prepare a Resume for Programmers?
About a year ago we have started posting articles about resume writing tips for different industries and positions. We have already written about how to develop a professional resume for general managers, sales associates, real estate agents and for the bunch of other positions. Up to this time to our own shame we haven't written anything...
Job Search Planning Tips
If you have never planned your job search efforts then either you have never searched for a job for real or just never planned success when doing so. It is important that you don't just send out your applications to every job decent opening in order to succeed and get employed. This way most job seekers hope they will be lucky and will re...
Must-Read Career Tips for Those Who Want to Become a Manager
Have you ever thought of what kind of a career you would have in the future. It is pretty unlikely that you imagined yourself working in the role of a secretary or sales associate. Most of us are thinking of becoming at least successful managers who would be directing a professional team achieving and exceeding the established goals. Howe...
A Resume and LinkedIn Profile: Should There Be Any Difference?
We all know by now that sending out your resume and cover letter to multiple job openings isn't enough to get the job. It might be enough for some job seekers but for the most part, it is one of many job search steps. Social networks have already become a popular method for job seekers to attract the attention of employers as well as if t...
Resume Writing: Work Experience Section
If you are going to do a survey to find out what resumes are all about people will likely say it is a document highlighting one's professional experience. And it is true, the core of every CV, resume or even cover letter is the professional experience. Of course, there are other things like education, training, skills, technical proficien...
Resume Writing Compatible with Mobile  Recruiting
Today we live in a totally different world than we lived 30 years ago. The development of modern technologies has significantly changed our lives touching almost all aspects of our being. Computers and mobile technologies have often been a center of those changes. As new trends arise people try to adjust themselves in order to be successf...
About Job-Hopping - Part 2
Most of us change jobs from time to time. In the past, it used to be more stable so people stayed with the companies for a longer period of time. Today though people seek new employments way more often in order to secure a better job and achieve career success by moving up the corporate ladder. Last time we have dwelled on the benefits an...
What to Do When You Don't Have Relevant Experience?
If you have ever read our blog or ordered our resume writing assistance you probably know that relevant experience is one of the key elements of an effective resume. One can have 20 years of experience and an impressive set of skills but if all of that cannot be related to the job requirements then it will be a waste of space on your resu...