Amanda Clark — July 25, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 25, 2017 kaboompics / Pixabay Let’s face it – not every job is wildly exciting and filled with interesting projects or endeavors. Some positions and industries simply don’t lend themselves to that type of work. And while you may see what you do as “boring,” … Continue reading Spicing Up Boring Jobs on Your Resume
Mark Miller — July 16, 2017 Follow @MMtwopointfive — July 16, 2017 bawbag / Pixabay As a marketing recruitment company, we sift through a flood of resumes every day and receive lots of questions from candidates on resume development best practices. Some of the questions we receive involve the concept of resume writing services: Do … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Marketers Should Always Write Their Own Resumes
Kevin O’Brien — July 13, 2017 — July 13, 2017 TeroVesalainen / Pixabay Less than a decade ago, the staffing industry was desperately hunting down prospective clients that hadn’t succumbed to a hiring freeze in the face of the Great Recession. The aftermath of those years saw increased focus on client engagement, with staffing firms … Continue reading How Does Your ATS Impact the Candidate Experience?
Amanda Clark — July 10, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 10, 2017 AlexanderStein / Pixabay One mistake that job seekers often make on their resumes is trying to cram in as much information as they can. They list every task they were responsible for or project they were even remotely involved in. While this can … Continue reading Harnessing Quality Over Quantity on Your Resume
Kathleen Olson — July 10, 2017 — July 10, 2017 If you want to move on to a new position, or a completely different career all together, you need to create a resume that is going to help you get exactly what you are looking for. Anyone can slap a few things onto a piece … Continue reading 7 Tips & Tools for Editing and Proofreading Your Resume
Amanda Clark — July 7, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 7, 2017 mohamed1982eg / Pixabay When was the last time you updated your resume? For many people, it’s either when they’re looking or a job, or after they’ve started a new job. And “updating” usually just means tacking on whatever they’re doing now (or just … Continue reading Updating Your Resume: It’s More Than Adding a Job
Vicky Oliver — July 6, 2017 Follow @vickyoliver — July 6, 2017 trudi1 / Pixabay Even in this age of abundant social media sharing, the traditional resume continues to be the ticket for entry into a job applicant pool. Craft it with care. Hiring managers may spend less than 10 seconds perusing it, which means … Continue reading 3 Tips for Drafting a Great Resume
Amanda Clark — June 24, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— June 24, 2017 The job search process has changed a lot over the years. We’ve shifted from the days where job openings were posted on store fronts and in newspapers to websites and online job boards. In many cases, you’re uploading or emailing your resume, not handing … Continue reading Do You Still Need to Put Your Address on Your Resume?
Amanda Clark — June 16, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— June 16, 2017 trudi1 / Pixabay Your resume is a piece of marketing collateral—and what it’s marketing is you. A good resume will help you to look competent, dependable, hard-working, and professional—but of course, the inverse also holds true: A bad resume can compromise your appeal as … Continue reading 6 Ways Your Resume Can Make You Look Unprofessional
Wendy Marx — June 5, 2017 Follow @wendymarx— June 5, 2017 How does your professional bio back up your thought leadership strategy? Is it like a silent wingman that leaves you hanging? Or is it a reliable friend that boldly sings your praises to others? You need a bio that supports your business goals, and … Continue reading How to Craft a Killer Bio That Will Support Your Thought Leadership Strategy