Figuring out what to put and how to phrase things on your resume can be intimidating. Sometimes the most difficult part is keeping it one page without looking too cluttered. To make this easier, here are 4 things to eliminate: 1. Objective Statement Usually an objective statement starts out by saying “I’m looking for a… Read more »
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When you are unemployed, writing a cover letter can seem like a waste with the thinking that the employer will be too distracted by your employment gap. Fear not! Your cover letter is to your rescue! If you are in a period of unemployment, bounce back with these tips and inspire the hiring manager to… Read more »
It’s important to keep updating your resume. A resume is an easy way to showcase your accomplishments and experience for the hiring manager to review, but how it is written will determine whether it will end up at the top of the pile or in the trash bin. On average, recruiters spend about 6 seconds… Read more »
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The purpose of a cover letter is to showcase who you are and to explain your strengths and how you can be an asset to the company you are applying to. This single page document is designed to complement your resume so you can stand out above the rest. However, it can be difficult to… Read more »
“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” –Mark Twain When you’re on the job hunt, the only thing you really have control over is your resume. Everything else is up to the employer. That’s why it is important not to lie on your resume. It is tempting to try to make… Read more »
Your references can make or break your chances of landing any position, whether it’s your dream job for your career or a high school summer job. You can nail the interview and be the front runner for the position, but if you don’t have the right references, you’ll likely be out of a job. This… Read more »