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
Amanda Clark — October 16, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 16, 2017 typographyimages / Pixabay When was the last time you honestly updated your resume aside from changing a few numbers or adding a new job? If you’re having trouble remembering, it’s probably been too long. And just like most things in life, resumes have … Continue reading Resumes Have Changed Over the Years: Has Yours Kept Pace?
Amanda Clark — October 16, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 16, 2017 rawpixel / Pixabay Here’s a common question from jobseekers: How personal should a resume be? Well, that depends on what you mean by personal. Certainly a resume should reflect who you are as an individual job applicant and potential employee. It should be … Continue reading Your Resume Should Be Personal—But Not Too Personal
Amanda Clark — October 12, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 12, 2017 StockSnap / Pixabay Every so often a story gets picked up by the media about a job seeker that went above-and-beyond to apply for a job by creating a unique resume and sales pitch. Maybe they transformed their resume into product packaging (think … Continue reading Do Creative Resumes Really Work?
Amanda Clark — October 5, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 5, 2017 geralt / Pixabay When you’re desperate to find a new job, it can be tempting to throw your hat into the ring for any job that you have the slightest interest in or potential of landing – even if it’s not the best … Continue reading Why Your Resume Shouldn’t Be ‘One-Size-Fits-All’
Amanda Clark — October 2, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 2, 2017 OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay Yes, your resume is a personal document because it is all about you and what you have done, but you don’t want to make it too personal. There are some details that are better left off to help protect yourself … Continue reading Personal Details Better Left Off of Your Resume
Amanda Clark — September 9, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc — September 9, 2017 What if you walked into a job interview wearing a tie-dyed T-shirt, ripped jeans, and bright orange sneakers? In most cases, the interviewer would rightly conclude that you’re not very professional. You may actually be a supremely talented and hard-working employee, and a … Continue reading Is Your Resume Making You Look Unprofessional?