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.
Kevin Payne — June 27, 2019 Follow @kevintpayne — June 27, 2019 In this booming freelance industry, you need to rely on your unique personality to stand out. One good way of doing that is by creating an impressive online portfolio. Now, I’m not referring to the usual resume that shows your educational background, awards, … Continue reading How to Build an Impressive Portfolio That Gets You Hired
Eric Termuende — June 4, 2019 — June 4, 2019 Long gone are the days where we simply checked in and checked out of work. With the average American working 47 hours a week, and many working over 50, work isn’t just something we do, it is an indicator of who we are, who we … Continue reading The 3 Things Your Job Description is Missing
Ruth Hoffmann — May 14, 2019 — May 14, 2019 Applying for a job can be a stressful experience if you’re not prepared. Dealing with automated candidate vetting systems is an issue that can be tricky to address – here are some things to keep in mind. Be Short and Concise Try to list everything … Continue reading 12 Ways to Optimize Your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems
Amanda Clark — April 30, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc — April 30, 2019 If you currently live in the United States and want to apply for a job in the UK, Germany, China, Japan, Australia, or anywhere else in the world, chances are you’ll need to update your resume. Resume standards are not the same internationally, … Continue reading Location, Location, Location: Resume Differences Between Countries