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?
Amanda Clark — October 27, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 27, 2018 If you know you’re going to be looking for a new job, it can be a good idea to start preparing ahead of time. That means scoping out various job postings to see what is available, what interests you, and what qualifications employers … Continue reading Building More Experience for Your Resume
Amanda Clark — October 26, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 26, 2018 You spend hours revising and tweaking your resume, researching tips on the best format, the best words to use, the best this or that. It’s enough to drive you crazy. And yet using what you think is the perfect resume still may not … Continue reading Why The ‘Perfect’ Resume Doesn’t Exist
Amanda Clark — October 18, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 18, 2018 styles66 / Pixabay Ask just about anyone, and they’ll probably all give you different tips for writing your resume. While aspects of resumes have stayed the same over the years, there are others that have changed. Even the way you apply for jobs … Continue reading Resume Myths That Could be Hurting, Not Helping, Your Job Search
Amanda Clark — October 17, 2018 Follow @GrammarChicInc — October 17, 2018 geralt / Pixabay A lot of confusion with resume writing – and especially formatting – centers on dates. How far should you go back? Do you include months and years or just years? Should dates go on the left or right side? What … Continue reading Effectively Incorporating Dates into Your Resume
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?