Overlooking this one crucial detail hurts many people’s chances of getting hired – before they’ve even applied for the job: what they call their resume.
Resumes and Cover Letters
Maybe you’re changing careers or industries, maybe you’re looking for more work/life balance. Whatever the reason, at some point in your life, you might find yourself pursuing a position for which you’re – possibly grossly – overqualified.
Resumes are boring to read, and hiring managers are busy. Since there are really only three things that they care about in your job application, make sure these are clearly communicated at first glance.
Having spent some time not working doesn’t make you any less talented, qualified, or valuable on the job market. So don’t let a gap in your resume hurt your career prospects.
New survey compares the opinions of candidates and employers about what is most important in a resume. It turns out that many candidates miss the mark on knowing what to highlight.
To make your resume pop for employers, who’ll be reading many similar documents in a short time period, you need dynamic action and accomplishment words. Here are some great examples to use.
Here are some (easy-to-fix) job search communications blunders that can be preventing you from ever landing an interview.
We aren’t always the best judges of our own assets. This can make it difficult to know what to highlight in a resume. Here are some in-demand skills that you probably have. Start with these.
At the top-level, high-paying jobs share one key qualification that employers will be looking for. Here’s how to demonstrate it in your resume (with a template to help get you started.)
Ever stumbled across a job you’d be perfect for, except that you don’t quite have all of the qualifications? Here’s how you can still get hired.