Personal Branding Blog — January 31, 2018 — January 31, 2018 Most of the résumés employers receive either as hard copies or that are uploaded electronically reside in databases. If those databases were in graphic form, each résumé would resemble a lonely tombstone in a cemetery. In the majority of cases, submitting résumés is futile … Continue reading 4 Tips for Using Résumé Keywords to Get Found
Tom Ireland — January 26, 2018 Follow @StartupCVs — January 26, 2018 typographyimages / Pixabay Interview after interview will start with the same thing: “So why don’t you just walk me through your resume?” That, or some close variation. Obviously, the interviewer isn’t after the bare bones information of your career to date; they will … Continue reading A Step-By-Step Guide to the Dreaded Resume Walk-Through
Amy Huges — January 19, 2018 — January 19, 2018 It’s a New Year and a reason for a fresh start for some. From making new resolutions, looking for a job change or planning for new activities. Well, the job hunting process is one tough and competitive process. To stand out from the numerous candidates, … Continue reading 10 Resume Trends Every Job Seeker Has To Know To Be Successful in 2018
Amanda Clark — January 15, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — January 15, 2018 ivke32 / Pixabay It’s not enough to just have a resume anymore. While they are still an essential part of the job application process, employers are taking advantage of society’s engagement with technology to recruit and screen applicants. They’re turning to social media, … Continue reading Enhancing LinkedIn to Support your Resume and Job Search
Amanda Clark — December 20, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — December 20, 2017 Brokoola / Pixabay Another year is quickly winding down. That means 2018 is almost here. Whether you’re in the midst of a job search, getting ready to start looking come January, or content with your current job, the New Year is a great … Continue reading Polishing Up Your Resume for the New Year
Amanda Clark — December 7, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — December 7, 2017 trudi1 / Pixabay Your resume provides potential employers with a quick snapshot of who are you, and what you have to offer. You want to provide enough information that they can determine your skills and accomplishments (and want to learn more), but not … Continue reading How Much Information is Too Much on Your Resume?
Erin Dore Miller — November 16, 2017 — November 16, 2017 In working with job seekers regularly, I see lots of resumes; so much time, thought and hard work that has been lovingly poured into one document that’s supposed to sum up your entire career. No big deal, right? I recently realized that it’s been … Continue reading Uploading a Resume to Your LinkedIn Profile
Amanda Clark — November 8, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — November 8, 2017 geralt / Pixabay Recruiters spend just a few seconds skimming your resume to decide whether they want to learn more or move on. An easy way to attract their attention – and that of ATS – is to have a solid core … Continue reading How to Create a Core Competencies Section on Your Resume
Joe Donahue — October 31, 2017 — October 31, 2017 Credit: Stock-Asso/Shutterstock In recent years, many applicants have commented that their skillset doesn’t seem to carry them as far as it used to. It’s true. “Upskilling” is the rise in employer expectations to want more educated and qualified candidates. Upskilling became more popular during the … Continue reading What Skills Do Employers Really Want to See on Your Resume?
Amanda Clark — October 30, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 30, 2017 mohamed1982eg / Pixabay When you’re just starting out in your career, it can be a struggle to feel like you have enough information on your resume to attract hiring managers. On the flip side, once you’ve acquired a significant amount of experience, the … Continue reading How to Tackle Lengthy Job Experience on Your Resume