Emailing Your Resume and Cover Letter
The fact that you've done your homework and created a well-written resume and cover letter tailored to specific job opening is great. It definitely gives you better chances of being selected for the interview stage. However, what if many candidates did the same thing? That gives a pleasant headache to the hiring authorities to choose amon...
Preparing for a Job Interview in a Few Hours
We've been sharing many wonderful tips on how to make your job search more effective through targeted resume writing. Probably 85% of all our blog posts are devoted to resume writing recommendations. This reflects the current tendency - job seekers spend so much time crafting their resumes that they forget that this type of document was i...
"What Should We Know That Is Not on Your Resume?"
The job search doesn't end with you being invited for an interview. In fact, this is where actual job hunting starts. Choosing the jobs to apply for and tailoring your resume to match job requirements of each and every opening is preparatory work. The real deal starts when you are invited for a job interview. If you have already been in t...
Few Words About a Resume Strategy
Regardless of age, past experience or job status, many people find it challenging to develop a resume. Seasoned professionals find it hard to sum up one's career in one or two pages. Graduates don't understand how they can be hired having so little experience at all. Besides, it is no easy task to put value into words when you have what i...
Soon-to-Be Graduate Resume
Writing a resume is much more difficult than it was 10 years ago. The competition on the jobs market is tough and candidates strive to adjust their applications as much as they can to stand out among the crowd of others. However, in this article we are not going to dwell on how important it is to highlight your overview of qualifications ...
7 Basic Resume Writing Rules
Developing an interview-worthy resume can be time-consuming and even exhausting, especially if you don't know general expectations hiring authorities have. This article is meant to provide guidance to job seekers in regard to what an effective resume should look like. The resume writing rules provided below are grounded on employers' expe...
How to Get a Job?
Sometimes, job seekers need to start their career from scratch and go back to basic principles of how to land a job. Without describing all aspects of writing an effective resume or targeting one's search, there has to be a basic strategy that will contain key milestones of getting a job within a reasonable time frame. The question many p...
Job Search and Personality
Whether you are writing your resume or going to a job interview, you probably have employment as your primary target. But both resume and interview meeting is the chance for hiring authorities to evaluate you on several key areas, such as your fit for the opening, professionalism, your interest and personality. Most job seekers choose to ...
How to Make Your Resume Easier for Employers to Skim?
It is not a secret that hiring authorities don't read resumes and cover letters. No matter how many hours you spend on writing those documents, the initial look of decision makers will take no more than 10-15 seconds. That may well be all the time your resume will have to capture the attention of those reviewing it. With that being said, ...
Writing a Resignation Letter
Leaving your job isn't easy even if you have it all settled for your next career move. Before you walk out the door of the office, make sure your manager has your resignation letter. It is a common practice for employers to request such letter as a part of the process as proof that you terminate your employment voluntarily. Even if your s...