Posts tagged “Resume Writing”

Selling Yourself—Show Up Strong Even if You’re a New Grad

You’ve just graduated from university or college. You have the skills, the passion and the drive and you can’t wait to start a career in your field. You send out your resume to a position that seems like the perfect fit for you. When there’s no response, you send out your resume again. And again. And again. Pretty soon you’ve fired your resume off to dozens of different companies and you haven’t heard a word back from anyone. Sound [...]

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 [...]

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The top 4 programs for creating resumes

The first roadblock that many job seekers encounter is where and how to get started. The idea of opening a blank document and creating a resume is generally terrifying for someone who doesn’t know what they’re doing. We polled professionals on LinkedIn to find out where they were getting started when creating their resumes. As most people would guess, 85 per cent of professionals create their resumes on Microsoft Word. This program is an obvious choice for most job seekers [...]

How a typo can kill your resume

Submitting any type of document that is riddled with spelling errors and typos is a bad reflection on your professionalism – but when it’s your resume, it can be the ultimate mistake. This is not new information. Everyone knows that your resume should be perfect without any spelling or grammatical errors, but most resumes out there are not perfect. You’re in luck. If you only have one small typo in your resume, chances are that a hiring manager will let [...]