Wendy Marx July 26, 2021 What’s the first thing you do when you hear about somone in your industry? If you’re like me, you Google them. You check out their Twitter, LinkedIn, and website, if they have one. And on all of these, you read their bio. This illustrates why your bio is so important. … Continue reading How to Write a Bio As an Older Professional: 10 Tips to Stand Out
Peter Navarro July 1, 2021 Due to my profession I have to read a large number of resumes every day, so I’m more aware than others of the most common mistakes in their writing. Given the enormous importance of this document in the career path, I would like to be able to contribute some simple … Continue reading How to Build an Effective Resume That Gets You Hired – 13 Tips
Why Are Cover Letters Still Important? Getting a job was hard enough before the pandemic threw the whole business world into disarray. Downsizing and budget cuts meant that the available openings were few and far between. These problems were exacerbated by rising unemployment and a bunch of other crises. Although the economy is opening up … Continue reading Why Are Cover Letters Still Important?
Hachem Ramki November 30, 2020 A great career page can be a powerful tool for talent acquisition. It has the capacity to inform, entice, and convert curious visitors into excited applicants. It’s your brand’s direct line of communication with the talent market, and it plays the role of fully representing and promoting your brand. Its … Continue reading 4 Guidelines to Help You Build an Excellent Career Page
Stephen Greet November 23, 2020 Conversations on the topic of resumes and job searching are riddled with anecdotes. This makes sense. Looking for a job is an incredibly personal experience. There are so many variables at play that it can seem nearly impossible to draw any overarching conclusions about the process. For any given person … Continue reading An Effective Resume Increases Your Chances of an Interview by 316%
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?