Virginia Franco — October 6, 2018 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — October 6, 2018 742680 / Pixabay Whether you are testing the waters, looking to make a career 180, struggling with job security or are miserable in your current role – the first step toward finding or changing jobs is a resume, and more often than not, … Continue reading It’s Your Career Story. Why Should You Hire a Resume Writer to Help You Tell It?
Amanda Clark — September 5, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — September 5, 2018 StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay Bragging on yourself and writing your resume can be tough. It’s hard to know exactly what to include and what to leave off. This leads many people to check out their friends’ or colleagues’ resumes, or go online and search … Continue reading Make Your Resume Your Own
Mary Cullen — August 31, 2018 — August 31, 2018 StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay Your résumé is your pitch to a new employer. Your résumé has to tell your story in the most compelling and efficient way possible. The average résumé has just 6.25 seconds of review in the application process. Therefore, each word and whitespace … Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve Resume and Set Your Application Apart
Virginia Franco — August 30, 2018 Follow @VAFrancoResumes — August 30, 2018 mohamed_hassan / 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 this 4-point … Continue reading Quick Fixes for Resume Don’ts
Amanda Clark — July 24, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 24, 2018 trudi1 / Pixabay A major concern for many job seekers is blending in with the competition. You want to make your resume stand out and catch a hiring manager’s attention, but how can you do this effectively without coming across as gimmicky or … Continue reading Simple or Creative: How Should You Style Your Resume?
Amanda Clark — July 5, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 5, 2018 geralt / Pixabay It goes without saying that, when you’re applying for employment, having a good resume is essential. What many jobseekers don’t realize, though, is that the process of writing a resume can be tremendously advantageous—and in more ways than one. It … Continue reading A Good Resume Helps Your Job Search (And Not Just in the Ways You Think)
Amanda Clark — July 3, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — July 3, 2018 When submitting a resume to a recruiter or hiring manager, it’s usually a good idea to include a cover letter, as well—even if you’ve been told that cover letters are “optional.” Simply put, a cover letter gives you an additional chance to pitch … Continue reading Your Cover Letter Should Include These 6 Elements
Amanda Clark — June 28, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — June 28, 2018 There’s never anything cookie-cutter about the job search. Your resume will inevitably be different from the next applicant’s—and what’s more, your resume should change and evolve with every job you apply for. That’s right—you really need a different resume for each position, one … Continue reading 5 Ways to Customize Your Resume and Get the Job You Want
Amanda Clark — June 18, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — June 18, 2018 Free-Photos / Pixabay If you’ve ever spent time working in retail, you quickly realize that the skills and responsibilities can be fairly similar between jobs. This can make writing your resume more challenging because you don’t want to repeat the same thing for … Continue reading Making Retail Experience Pop on Your Resume
Amanda Clark — June 7, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — June 7, 2018 McElspeth / Pixabay You’ve taken your last final, written your last paper, donned your cap and gown, and finally have your degree in hand. Now that you’ve graduated from college, it’s time to jump into the workforce and put all of that education … Continue reading Resume Writing Tips for New College Graduates