Posts tagged “How to write a Resume”

How to Write a Resume

Having a good resume is more important now than ever before. Companies often receive hundreds of applications for one job opening, so they use special software to screen each resume to reduce the pile to a more manageable level. This has two very important implications for job seekers: first, you have to write your resume in a way that will pass through their software successfully; second, hiring managers will still have to read through a lot of resumes, so you [...]

4 tweaks you should never apply to your resume

You've finally found that dream job that you’ve wanted your whole life, all you have to do now is send in your resume and hope for the best. But you don’t want to hope you’ll get it, you want it. So what do you do? You take a second look at your resume and realize you need to add more skills. You read over your past experiences and decide they need to be more impressive. Before you continue, STOP! You may think that [...]

8 ways to personalize your resume

Job-hunting is a funny business. The first glimpse employers have of you is a one-to-three-page document. That’s why resumes are often the make or break part of your job search strategy. They’re the first thing employers see of your characteristics. We all want to showcase our best qualities on our resume but it takes a lot of hair-pulling to get it right. Try to captivate employers with an interesting value proposition about yourself, your top skills and professional work experience. You [...]

Resume Writing for 2014: Tips on how to keep your resume fresh

Of the many important documents that will make or break your job search, the resume is the most important of all. While it may be enough to come up with a winning resume, you should realize that your resume is still a work in progress. Knowing the importance of reviewing and keeping it updated will help you stay on top of the job search game. However, it doesn’t mean that you don’t need to update your resume just because [...]