Stand Out in a Sea of Applicants with your Cover Letter

Food for thought: a typical hiring manager will receive on average 50 resumes and cover letters per job posting. When it comes to standing out in this crowd, you have to go beyond the basic resume and cover letter template that you can find online. We provided you with tips to stand out on your… Read more »

6 Tips to Get your Resume Noticed in 6 Seconds

Before we begin, let’s clarify the title of this blog. Due to the competitiveness of today’s job market, recruiters and hiring managers typically spend on average 6 seconds looking at a resume. In these 6 seconds, they decide whether to contact you or to trash the application. This is why we have developed a list… Read more »

10 Things You Should Know About Job References

If you’re looking for a job, you’re bound to be asked to supply a list of references. This task might seem daunting, but the endorsements you receive from quality references are invaluable to landing a great job. To help you understand creating a list of references, here are some commonly asked questions about job references.… Read more »

The Importance of Writing a Cover Letter

Whether it’s on job sites, like CareerBuilder, or company pages that have a job board, you have had to fill out applications online. When you apply online, you’ll notice that attaching a resume is required, but attaching a cover letter is usually “optional.” While this might be an optional aspect of the application, experts express… Read more »

Tips for Preparing your Job References

The resume and cover letter are important aspects to any job application. However, the list of references is sometimes overlooked, but a very impactful piece to an application. There’s more to references than putting down contacts of people who have worked with you in the past. Here are tips to help you prepare contacts for… Read more »

4 Things to Take off your Resume

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 »