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
Virginia Franco — April 6, 2019 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — April 6, 2019 The reality of today’s job market is, whether you’re a CFO or a mid-level professional, you’re lucky to get a 10-second skim read the first time a recruiter finds you on LinkedIn or scans your resume. Consequently, whether you hire an executive resume … Continue reading How to Transform Your Resume from a Blueprint to a Brochure
Amanda Clark — March 26, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc — March 26, 2019 kalhh / Pixabay One detail that many job seekers get hung up on is how to explain why they left one job for another. This is especially true if they were fired or let go. After all, that doesn’t look great to a … Continue reading Should You Say You Were Fired on Your Resume?
Virginia Franco — March 22, 2019 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — March 22, 2019 Free-Photos / Pixabay Wall Street Journal blogger Amsale Aberra recently authored “Why Now Is the Time to Start a Business.” where she discusses today’s entrepreneurial market. Her post got me thinking about the challenges entrepreneurs face when presenting their experience in a resume. … Continue reading How to Position a Failed Startup into a Win on Your Resume
Virginia Franco — March 17, 2019 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — March 17, 2019 typographyimages / Pixabay I don’t know about you but when I try something for the first time and get it wrong, I need someone to point out what’s wrong AND tell me how to fix it! Hopefully, like minds will appreciate my quick … Continue reading 4 Quick Fixes for Resume Don’ts
Amanda Clark — March 8, 2019 Follow @GrammarChicInc — March 8, 2019 mohamed_hassan / Pixabay You can spend hours perfecting your resume, ensuring that the spelling and grammar are exceptional, tailoring it to a specific job opening, and making sure you check every box, and yet you may still get a rejection letter or radio … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why Even the Best Resume May Not Lead to a Job
Virginia Franco — March 3, 2019 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — March 3, 2019 Today’s job searchers face an unexpected dichotomy – a job search that requires them to blend technology with methods as old as time. While somewhere between 70 percent and 85 percent of people found roles as a result of social networking and referrals, … Continue reading How to Write Your Resume for Humans and Bots – 3 Resume Trends for 2019
Amanda Clark — October 30, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 30, 2018 StockSnap / Pixabay Despite the fact that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was passed to help protect employees and applicants from age discrimination, the fact is, it still happens. And it’s not always a conscious decision either. An employer may see … Continue reading Is Your Resume Revealing Too Much About Your Age?