Unemployed? Here is What You Should Do...
In average people work for the company for 2-3 years then they either quit or the company is closed/merged. If this statistics is true then all of us have a pretty good chance of being unemployed at a certain moment of our life. Some people are ready for this kind of situation while others don't know what they should be doing apart from s...
The Real Value of a Resume
It is interesting that most people believe that in order to get hired everything you need is a well-written resume. While sometimes it can happen, it would be a mistake to take it for a general rule of a job search. Job seekers often tend to overestimate the real value of a resume. Its role in getting you an interview or let alone a job i...
Resume vs LinkedIn Profile
It has become a trend already to discuss the value of a resume comparing it to the value of a LinkedIn profile. Some career experts say that today such social network account as LinkedIn is a way more powerful tool for job search. Other experienced professionals believe the opposite - LinkedIn will not be able to replace a resume in the s...
When You Cannot Quit
There is nothing wrong in quitting your job unlike many people think. More than that, it is often a good step for development, growth, and achieving your lifetime dreams. However, sometimes you can't just quit you although it might be the best thing to do. The reality is that sometimes one can't afford to quit because of financial matters...
How About Working from Home?
For some reason, many people mistakenly assume that working from home and having a successful career couldn't go together. While in some cases that can be true, we should say there are many situations when working from home could give you not less in terms of accomplishments than working from the office setting. We are not talking about f...
Above Average Career
It is weird that most people have big dreams about their career only to give up those dreams and follow the crowd when tough circumstances arise. Our team can see that when reviewing, editing, and developing resumes, CVs, cover letters for many people who come from different social and cultural backgrounds. However, it doesn't have to be ...
How to Choose Job References
Developing an effective resume takes much more than good writing skills because a resume or CV is much more than a piece of writing. It is not an essay or even a dissertation; it is a story of one's career. And to make this story attractive for an employer a job seeker should utilize much more than writing skills. One should carefully con...
Rejection Isn't the End of the World
Everybody knows that the very first step of effective job search is resume writing. Unless you have a professionally written resume it is very unlikely you will be considered by a reputable company. However, very often even if you a have a decent resume it doesn't necessarily mean you will be invited for an interview. And even if you are ...
Getting Past ATS
We have already written about how using keywords may or may not help you get through to an interview stage. This article is not meant to go over those things again. Our company deals with tons of resumes and cover letters and we try to meet the expectations of our clients by creating documents that will help them get the job. Because each...
Things to Convey in a Resume
Most articles about resume writing and job search are all about how things are to be arranged on the piece of paper in order to achieve the best effect. At Prime-resume we believe that it is important to keep the individuality of the candidate in a resume so we encourage our readers to try and develop their application documents on their ...