Posts tagged “resume tips” (Page 2)

Resume writing advice for career transitions

When attempting career transitions, one of the most difficult aspects is explaining to an employer how the skills from your current job can apply to your new one. Since many employers are looking for people with exactly the right skills and qualifications, it can be hard to get noticed when your experience doesn't completely match what the employer is looking for. While this can be difficult - it is certainly not impossible, and with the right tips, your resume can [...]

72% of Professionals No Longer Include ‘References Available Upon Request’

Did you know 72% of professionals do not include 'References Available Upon Request' at the bottom of their resumes? Our recent poll found that: 72% of respondents voted "no" to the question "Do you write 'References Available Upon Request' at the bottom of your resume? 16% of respondents voted "yes" 8% of respondents voted "sometimes" While 4% of respondents voted to "leave a name and number of reference"

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 [...]

5 Reasons Your Resume Is Getting Rejected

An attention-grabbing and unique resume has always been emphasized as the one that usually gets an applicant the job interview. If you don’t know how to make one, chances are you’re going to need professional help. If you’d rather do your resume all by yourself, you can always get some useful tips from a lot of self-help books and online resources. A hiring manager doesn’t necessarily “read” your resume from top to bottom. Recruiters will sometimes even read your resume [...]