Amanda Clark — July 24, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 24, 2018 trudi1 / Pixabay A major concern for many job seekers is blending in with the competition. You want to make your resume stand out and catch a hiring manager’s attention, but how can you do this effectively without coming across as gimmicky or … Continue reading Simple or Creative: How Should You Style Your Resume?
Amanda Clark — July 5, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 5, 2018 geralt / Pixabay It goes without saying that, when you’re applying for employment, having a good resume is essential. What many jobseekers don’t realize, though, is that the process of writing a resume can be tremendously advantageous—and in more ways than one. It … Continue reading A Good Resume Helps Your Job Search (And Not Just in the Ways You Think)
Amanda Clark — July 3, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 3, 2018 When submitting a resume to a recruiter or hiring manager, it’s usually a good idea to include a cover letter, as well—even if you’ve been told that cover letters are “optional.” Simply put, a cover letter gives you an additional chance to pitch … Continue reading Your Cover Letter Should Include These 6 Elements
Amanda Clark — June 28, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — June 28, 2018 There’s never anything cookie-cutter about the job search. Your resume will inevitably be different from the next applicant’s—and what’s more, your resume should change and evolve with every job you apply for. That’s right—you really need a different resume for each position, one … Continue reading 5 Ways to Customize Your Resume and Get the Job You Want
Amanda Clark — June 18, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — June 18, 2018 Free-Photos / Pixabay If you’ve ever spent time working in retail, you quickly realize that the skills and responsibilities can be fairly similar between jobs. This can make writing your resume more challenging because you don’t want to repeat the same thing for … Continue reading Making Retail Experience Pop on Your Resume
Amanda Clark — June 7, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — June 7, 2018 McElspeth / Pixabay You’ve taken your last final, written your last paper, donned your cap and gown, and finally have your degree in hand. Now that you’ve graduated from college, it’s time to jump into the workforce and put all of that education … Continue reading Resume Writing Tips for New College Graduates
Virginia Franco — May 6, 2018 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — May 6, 2018 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Whether you are testing the waters, looking to make a career 180, struggling with job security or are miserable in your current role – the first step toward finding or changing jobs is a resume, and more often than not, … Continue reading When it Comes to Telling Your Story, Is it Worth it to Hire a Resume Writer?
Amanda Clark — May 5, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — May 5, 2018 trudi1 / Pixabay If you’ve had a long or varied career history, including every job you’ve held on your resume just isn’t realistic or effective. Your resume could end up becoming way longer and more complex than it needs to be. It could … Continue reading Deciding Which Jobs to Include on Your Resume
Erin Kelley — April 17, 2018 Follow @MsErinKelley — April 17, 2018 No doubt – LinkedIn is a valuable tool. It’s a behemoth networking site with more than 546 million users, and it’s clearly cornered the work-related social media market. But there are hundreds of sites that offer some of what LinkedIn does, and plenty … Continue reading 7 Alternative Sites to Try Instead of LinkedIn
Virginia Franco — April 15, 2018 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — April 15, 2018 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Your resume is ready to go and your LinkedIn looks spectacular. Where do you go from here? Below are four paths you can – and should – take to maximize your chances of finding opportunities and landing interviews. #1 Apply … Continue reading Resume Ready? 4 Steps Toward Your Next Role