McLean Mills — April 23, 2020 jaydeep_ / Pixabay For every job opening, hiring managers and recruiters are bombarded with hundreds of resumes to review. Since they simply don’t have the time to go through and carefully read each one, they are always looking for reasons to toss aside any application they feel is subpar … Continue reading 7 Ways to Take Your Resume to the Next Level
Stefan Palios — January 20, 2020 Job hunting is a lot like online dating, which makes your resume like your dating profile. You apply for a role in the hopes that you get an interview, which is almost like asking someone on a date. After a few interviews, you see if you’d like to make … Continue reading 22 of the Biggest Resume Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Amanda Clark — November 8, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc Hiring a professional resume writer can feel oddly personal; after all, in a sense, you’re essentially enlisting someone you barely know to tell the story of your career. Actually, it’s not quite as strange as it seems. You obviously know your professional history and your value as … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Your Professional Resume Writer
McLean Mills — November 2, 2019 Follow @mcleanmills7 If you haven’t updated your resume recently or simply have never written a resume before in your life, it’s hard to know where to even begin. How do I write a resume for both applicant tracking systems and hiring managers? What resume template should I use? Should … Continue reading 6 Ways You’re Potentially Botching Your Resume
Amanda Clark — October 3, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc When was the last time you looked at your resume? If you’re eyeing up a new job opportunity, just brushing off the virtual dust and inserting your current role may not be enough. In some cases, you can get away with just a quick update, but in … Continue reading Does Your Resume Need to be Updated or Rewritten?
Amanda Clark — October 2, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc There are a lot of people who are great writers, but that doesn’t mean they’re great at writing resumes. Everyone has their own strengths, and it’s important to know when to do something on your own and when to leave it in the hands of someone with … Continue reading Why You Should Think Twice About Writing Your Own Resume
Lanre Onibalusi — August 26, 2019 Follow @Onibalusi — August 26, 2019 You only have one chance at a first impression, and when applying for jobs, often your resume is that one shot. Your first chance to show a company who you are and why you’re perfect for the job, getting your resume wrong could … Continue reading 6 Common Resume Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
Virginia Franco — August 23, 2019 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — August 23, 2019 When it comes to writing a resume, many struggle with deciding how far back to go, what to include, and what not to include as part of your career history. I am an advocate of devoting the majority of the “real estate” on … Continue reading How Far Back Should I Go When Writing My Resume?
Amanda Clark — August 5, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc — August 5, 2019 If you’ve ever applied for a federal job, you may have noticed that the requirements are very specific. They’re not vague openings that leave you guessing. And if your resume doesn’t contain everything they’re looking for, it’s likely to be rejected right from … Continue reading Corporate Resumes vs. Federal Resumes: What’s the Difference?
Nkiru Asika — July 12, 2019 — July 12, 2019 742680 / Pixabay Storytelling has become a buzzword, as more companies recognize the power of story to attract and engage. Storytelling in business is about weaving personal anecdotes, insights, observations and experiences into business communication. This is especially powerful for service companies selling the intangible … Continue reading No One Cares About Your Resume. They Care About Your Story.