Resume and Interview Tips

7 Tips for Writing an E-Mail Cover Letter -- Candace Davies
Many school districts accept e-mail cover letters and resumes. There is a proper way to submit these when you are job searching. You will want to ensure your cover letter to be neat, enticing, ...

8 Tips for Conquering a Teacher or Administrator Panel Job Interview -- Candace Davies
Interviews can be nerve-wracking enough with just one person asking questions, but what about with a whole committee or panel? Do not let numbers scare you. You and the interviewers are there for the ...

Customer Service Cover Letter Sample - An Example For You -- Gage Benjamin
The customer service cover letter sample presented in this article may be used as a reference example. This example is short and simple. It conveys your interest in the job opening and mentions your ...

Teacher Cover Letter Sample Helps You To Write A Meaningful Cover Letter -- Alan Bleiweiss
Quite obviously, market is flourished up with numbers of job vacancies today. Among them, you can seriously approach the one if you are really looking for a stable job. As a matter of fact, one of ...

Real-Life Resume Mistakes to Avoid -- Jessica M Holbrook
One of the advantages of hiring a professional resume writer is simply a matter of perspective. After reviewing numerous resumes over the years and working in HR we have a different sense of what ...

Interview Body Language Tips and Techniques For Interview Success -- Peter Fisher
These interview body language tips have been created specifically to help you clinch the interview and go on to win more job offers. When you go to an interview, much more is going on than the ...

5 Top Tips For An Effective Executive CV Presentation -- Peter Fisher
For the most effective Executive CV Presentation, there are 5 important elements to include for maximum impact. Your CV must gain some serious attention and immediately grab the reader. If your CV is ...

Importance Of Resume Templates -- Freeman Scott
In this competitive world that has been recently rocked by recession and spiraling unemployment, it is very important to present your resume in such a way that it will impress the reader and impel ...

Resume Writing - Four Ways to Make Your Resume Standout -- Kendell Williams
Companies receive resumes all the time from job seekers. It's quite a bit of work for them to interview every single applicant. The resume is their way of sorting out who would be the best ...

Writing a Resume to Help You Land a Job -- Bryan Burbank
Writing a resume can be the first step for you to land a new job. The potential employer will get an insight into what skills and hobbies you may have. You should always try to write you resume for ...

Tips On How To Show Education And Working Experiences From Various Countries On Your Resume -- Ramir Sarmiento
As being a modern society, all of us pride ourselves in our diversity and make mindful effort to understand each others societies and also their experiences. In a given organization in the USA, you ...

How To Avoid Major Flaws In Dealing With The Cover Letters -- Ramir Sarmiento
Many professionals people commit a lot of time making and also re-writing their own job application letter. By using each and every resume submission, we often revise our own employment application ...

The Seven New Resume Skills Employers Want To See -- Phil Baker
Because workplace technology is continually changing faster than a mouse click, there are new resume skills you must not overlook. Just a few years ago software skills like being proficient with MS ...

What You Need to Have on Your Resume -- Matthew Kirby
Writing a resume is like creating an advertisement for a new brand or product. That brand is you and to be able to get people interested in your product and what it can do for them, you need to grab ...

How to Write a Resume After Being Fired -- Gage Benjamin
Dealing with how to write a resume after being fired is something many of us will go through in our lifetime. Nobody likes to be fired from their job, many people would rather leave on their own but ...

Three Most Important Questions Your Resume Should Answer -- Desire Somerville
What do you want? When you submit a resume make sure you have a career objective! This is important because it tells the employer what position you are applying for. Don't leave an employer ...

Three Commonly Used Resume Styles -- Desire Somerville
Let's discuss each style and hopefully by the end of this article, you will be able make the right choice for your situation! The first resume style we'll discuss is: Chronological- This ...

Resume Writing: What Makes Your Resume Appear Over Qualified and What You Can Do -- Phil Baker
Resumes are all about perception and appearance. During a down turn in the economy or in a career change situation many people are forced to seek jobs for which they are overqualified. Understanding ...

How To Write A Resume - Tips For Developing A Killer Resume -- Suryaratna Chandrashekar
Job searching can be awful if you do not have an excellent resume. Finding the job of your dreams will much easier if you have taken the time to write a winning resume. It is the ultimate tool in ...

Resume Writing Tips For Frequent Job Changers -- James B Crocker
Switching jobs is much more common these days than in decades past. The days of a person getting a job and staying there until retirement are basically over. Job seekers change jobs for a number of ...

Sample Of A General Cover Letter -- James B Crocker
The following is an example of a general cover letter, utilizing some of the key phrases from the article "How To Structure A Cover Letter". It is easy to create strong and effective cover letters if ...

Changing Careers? How Can You Get An Interview? -- Peggy McKee
Changing career fields can be daunting, especially in this economy when so many experienced candidates are competing for the same jobs. It can be hard to even land an interviewmuch less get an offer. ...

5 Phone Interview Tips -- Peggy McKee
The first step in the job interviewing and hiring process (beyond getting the attention of the hiring manager or recruiter) is often the phone interview. It's used as a screening tool to weed out ...

Telephonic Interview Tips -- Neil Theobald
Everyone is different. Personally I don't think it has as much to do with what time of the day that you do a phone screen as it does how prepared you are for that phone screen. Speaking from the ...

How to Not Blow Up Your Second Interview -- Suzette Dean
The second interview means that you have been chosen to go to the next level. This indicates that you have done well with the initial interview and that the company has seen some potential in you. ...

How To Not Forget the Essentials Of The Second Interview -- Suzette Dean
One would consider his or herself lucky if called for a second interview. Often times, only one or two out of ten applicants would be called for the second interview. Most applicants were already ...

How To Not Ruin Your Best Resume -- Suzette Dean
For fresh graduates, having the best resume is a big issue. They consider it their key to getting hired by a reputable company. This is actually true since they have little or no work experience. ...

Great Resume Tips for Non-Writers -- Suzette Dean
Most often, even with the help of thousands of resume tips found on the internet and in books, writing a great resume can be a pain - especially for non-writers. While it's true that a resume is ...

Creating the Best Resume - How to Avoid Submitting the Worst Resume -- Suzette Dean
The best resume format is the one that will work to help you snag that job. Something that is not known to all - there are certain types of resumes. However finding the best format is not easy. You ...

Creating a Professional Resume: How to Not Get Stuck Along With the Jobless -- Suzette Dean
A professional resume is a document that showcases your talent and skills to the corporate or working community. This will pave your way to getting your skills and expertise noticed. With that, it ...

Cover Letter for a Curriculum Vitae (CV) - How to Not Waste the Opportunity -- Suzette Dean
Having a good cover letter for a curriculum vitae (CV) that emphasizes your strengths and accomplishments will help increase your chances with employers. You should submit a cover letter for your CV ...

Cover Letter CV - 5 Hard To Believe Fallacies You Thought True -- Suzette Dean
Numerous persons depend upon their resume alone to gain an employer's awareness and forget to acknowledge the effectiveness of a cover letter CV being placed on their job application. It ...

Cover Letters For A Curriculum Vitae (CV) - How To Avoid Getting Yourself In A Tight Spot -- Suzette Dean
Many people, if not all, struggle in writing a cover letter for a curriculum vitae (CV). This is because people mistake a cover letter for many things. Little did they know that a cover letter for a ...

How to Write a Resume That Will Not Be Rejected -- Suzette Dean
How can you write a resume that works? With today's economy, it is a challenge to be called for an interview. It is not just your work experience and education credentials that help you to be ...

How to Write a Resume - Important Tips You Should Not Forget -- Suzette Dean
Wondering how to write a resume the professional way? You may often hear a lot of professionals say that it is hard. Maybe it is because they are too busy working their way up the career ladder and ...

"Resume Cover Letter--How Being Selfish Kills Your Job Search" -- Kit Samuels
It's wonderfully human...we all have our self-indulgent, downright selfish little moments. Relaxing in a steamy bubble bath, candles glowing, sipping wine, jazz playing, nothing in the world but ...

"Boosting Your Job Search--Getting The Edge Over Your Competition" -- Kit Samuels
VALUE OF RESEARCH Getting the 411 on a company you want to work fornot only is it a critical part of your job search, but it gives you a seriously competitive edge over many other job applicants. ...

"5 Arguments About Resume Writing" -- Kit Samuels
Over the years, whether its been by email, phone, and even good old-fashioned postal mail, Ive been asked plenty of questions about resume writing. One afternoon, while sipping on a bottle of Green ...

"Using Keywords To Strategically Enhance Your Resume" -- Kit Samuels
Ive seen plenty of resumes with keywordsto be more specific, resumes with keyword sections, usually placed near the top or close to the bottom of a resume. Of course I believe keywords are critical ...

"Golden Job Search Tip #1: Making The Most Of Organization" -- Kit Samuels
Not so long ago, after plenty of winds and a few light showers, one of those wonderfully clear 'bonus' days arrived where we were able to see those gorgeous mountains surrounding Los Angeles. ...

"Resume Writer 411-What To Look For When You Decide To Hire A Professional Resume Writer" -- Kit Samuels
Looking for a professional resume writer? Well, I probably don't have to tell you it's no easy little task. It's time-consuming, and at times, your search for a professional resume writer ...

"How Two Simple Words Can Help You Stand Out From The Competition" -- Kit Samuels
Recently, my husband and I took our niece Adrianne to see Toy Story 3 (awesome, by the way). Afterwards, we had dinner at a Japanese restaurant on the Universal Citiwalk. Lunch or dinner and a ...

"What Does X-Men's Wolverine Have To Do With Your Job Search?" -- Kit Samuels
Being a fan of the "X-Men" movies, I just adore Wolverine. He's tough, stubborn, independent, and just plain cool. How about his fascinating X-Man power?You can shoot Wolverine, stab him, even ...

"How To Turn An Employment Rejection Into A Golden Second Chance" -- Kit Samuels
"Who wants to know about the best way to lose?" one of my opinionated relatives barked over New Year's dinner. I tried not to roll my eyes as he passed the dish of macaroni and cheese. "Not ...

"Resume Writing Tips--How To Get The Interviews You Want" -- Kit Samuels
Need help writing your resume? Listen, don't sweat it--you're not alone, and there's nothing wrong with getting yourself a little bit of free resume writing help. So let's get ...

"Job Search Tips--3 Ways To Get You Closer To 'You're Hired'" -- Kit Samuels
Don't you just love on "The Apprentice" when Donald Trump closes it out with those two little priceless words, "you're hired?" Well in your own search for that ultimate career, I'm pretty ...

"Finding A Winning Resume Writing Service--5 Critical Things To Look For" -- Kit Samuels
Resume WritingNot The Easiest Thing Resume writing...not exactly something to be taken lightly. Still, some jobseekers will approach it with that nonchalant, almost 'I don't give a hoot' ...

"Resume & Cover Letter Warning--Worst Mistake You Can Make--Part 1" -- Kit Samuels
Years ago, when I worked in the human resources department at a school, I had an awesome resume in front of me, just brilliant! It was for a preschool teacher's position. And this teacher had it ...

"What The George Foreman Grill And Your Resume Have In Common--Part 2" -- Kit Samuels
WHERE ON MY RESUME SHOULD I PLACE QUOTES? Shorter quotes, like quote #1, you can place in your resume early on, right after your objective. This section, called highlights, career profile, or career ...

"Resume Cover Letter--How Being Selfish Kills Your Job Search" -- Kit Samuels
It's wonderfully human...we all have our self-indulgent, downright selfish little moments. Relaxing in a steamy bubble bath, candles glowing, sipping wine, jazz playing, nothing in the world but ...

Top 8 ways to get your resume thrown out -- Erin Joyce
Your Resume is Too Long Some people are rigid about the one-page resume rule; others see no problem with extending it to two. But both camps would likely agree that any longer than two is a bad idea. ...

The Key To A Masterful Resume -- Roberto Sedycias
Use titles and descriptors that are specific to the job you are applying for. It is easy to send a generic resume to every job you apply for, but what really makes for a good and professional ...

How to Write a Resume for Those Who Don't Know Where to Start -- Jack K.
Sitting down to write your first resume can be a mind-baffling event. If only for the fact that this one (or two) sheet of paper can affect whether you get a job or not, writing a resume can be ...

6 Tips To Help Your Resume Stand Out -- Jack K.
In today's job market, it is no secret that every job posting gets flooded with resumes. And it's no secret that almost every resume looks just like the one before it and after it. With ...

Avoiding 4 Mistakes Job Seekers Make Online -- Jack K.
When I first entered the job market many, many moons ago, having an online presence was as relevant as a hybrid car was in the mid 80's. Not so now, you must have a coherent online presence and ...

Resume Writing Service - Picking The Right One -- Jack K.
This story may sound familiar to you, heck; it could be your story. Jack lost his job as an asset protection officer. Knowing he needed an updated resume, Jack spent time researching and testing a ...

Insider Tips To Writing Creative Cover Letters -- Jack K.
With the odds long and getting longer, now more than ever; you must make every effort to stand out in a sea of job applicants. And a vital tool in doing just that is your cover letter. Your cover ...

Writing A Good Cover Letter Isn't Rocket Science -- Jack K.
True, writing a cover letter does not require an advance doctorate degree, but you should not take writing one for granted. A well written cover letter can make a persuasive case that interviewing ...

Using A Summary Of Qualification -- Jack K.
Summary of qualification allows you to make a quick and favorable impression immediately. More to the point, it allows you the flexibility to control how the resume is read. It combines the best ...

Sabotaging Your Cover Letter -- Jack K.
A cover letter is in some ways a "survive to the next level or break" tool in your arsenal of weapons. A great cover letter may not get you the coveted interview. A terrible cover letter will ...

What Recruiting Professionals Find Important During Interviews. -- Jack K.
Society For Human Resources Management surveyed 498 recruiting professionals from their membership on interviewing "do's and don'ts" in mid September 2009. I found the results interesting and ...

How Important Is The Cover Letter To A Human Resources Professional? -- Jack K.
I recently read some interesting results from a number of surveys done by the Society for Human Resources Management regarding cover letters, resumes and avenues for getting hired. Results validated ...

Getting The First Thing Right In Writing A Cover Letter -- Jack K.
The number of people who overlook this simple step to making their cover letter so much more effective is amazing. A cover letter is, to state the obvious, a letter. And all letters need to be ...

8 Things Not To Do In An Interview -- Jack K.
In today's tremendous, competitive job environment; what you must not do is nearly as important as what you must do right. With hundreds of qualified applicants for every good job; a recruiter or ...

A Cover Letter Is A Sales Presentation Of You -- Jack K.
A cover letters only objective is to compel the reader into contacting you. In some ways, it is also to introduce yourself and set the stage for the resume. Yet, if you can write a cover letter that ...

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid On A Cover Letter -- Jack K.
If you have been unsuccessful in getting a serious response, or responses, to the resumes you have sent out; perhaps it is time to take a hard look at what you have been sending out. First, please ...

Three Key Advices to Writing a Good Cover Letter -- Jack K.
Let us talk about what constitutes a good cover letter. Check any ezine site and you will find hundreds of articles on how to write a good and compelling cover letter. Yet, based on the hundreds more ...

What Came First - The Job Or The Experience? -- Jack K.
What came first the chicken or the egg? What came first the job or the experience? I do not know about the chicken; actually I do not know who came first period (maybe Adam without a navel?). But ...

When You Are Most Desperate Is When You Must Be Great. -- Jack K.
Are you desperate for a job? A valid question, I think, in todays environment. I read a news report that asked if being unemployed was going to become a permanently subsidized condition. I wonder at ...

Stretching The Truth On Your Resume - Bad Call! -- Jack K.
In this day and age, who in their right mind would even consider lying on their resume? And this would include embellishing or exaggerating what you done or accomplished? This society, this work ...

What Job Made The Top Ten? -- Jack K.
What are your thoughts on these top ten best jobs list or top ten fastest growing job sectors or top 4,934.938 highest paid jobs on the 3rd moon past the 8th asteroid along the Nebula Frontier list? ...

Checked Your References Yet? -- Jack K.
A quick thought on references. How much have you vetted your references? I am not talking about your best friend or favorite teacher. How did you get along with your former supervisor? Here is a ...

Crafting A Knockout Resume - My Top Ten Rules -- Jack K.
In my last post, I talked a bit about cover letters, and so, I thought I would speak about resumes today. I am conflicted when it comes to resumes. I would not want to diminish the importance of a ...

Making Your Resume Visually Stunning -- Jack K.
How long have you been job hunting long enough? How many resumes have you sent out? Enough now Not enough? How often have you tweaked your resume? Have you had a lot of contact for interviews? Why ...

When Two Resumes Are Better Than One -- Jack K.
For a good number of folks, job search equals resume. Job search equals scanning as many help wanted pages as possible and mailing resumes wherever possible. It also includes attending as many job ...

How to Make a Perfect Resume -- Alexandra Burlacu
It's easy to put some mistakes in your CV, but it is extremely difficult to fix mistakes once the employer had seen the resume. Preventing errors in your resume is critical, especially if you ...

Telephonic Interview: Getting selected over phone -- Catherine Z Jones
Here are a few interview tips that can be beneficial for you: 1.1.BE PREPARED: Be prepared for the interview by working upon a few points Change your answering machine to something professional ...

A 4 Points Agenda to Win A Group Interview En Route to Job Appointment -- Catherine Z Jones
Winning a Job Interview is the equivalent of receiving an Interview notification which is nothing more but an opportunity to present yourself as an individual person in an interview session to an ...

Get Your Resume at the Top! -- Catherine Z Jones
Resume is your personal marketing tools. It's all about you. By having an outstanding resume can change your life. It should be interesting to read. Creating a professional resume is not that ...

Getting Your Resume Picked! -- Catherine Z Jones
Resumes could either make or break you. All your features reflect in your resume . So resume is the important key where your success lies. Having an attractive resume that sticks out of the pile and ...

Excelling At Job Interviews: A Few Hints And Tips -- Xanthe Kershaw
The interview element of any job application is often the most daunting for any individual. The completion of a job application form may be arduous (and, if were honest, occasionally tedious) but at ...

Dress For Success: Tips For Job Interviews -- Xanthe Kershaw
We are all familiar with the adage Dont judge a book by its cover. It is true that appearance is ultimately superfluous, but there is no escaping the fact that it has an effect, especially initially. ...

Preparing For Job Interviews -- Xanthe Kershaw
According to a recent survey of jobseekers, the typical person spends no more than 2 hours preparing for a job interview. With potential employment at steak, a period equivalent to the length of an ...

How to Establish Rapport During a Job Interview -- Darlene A Zambruski
Establishing rapport requires much more than simply dressing professionally, being polite and showing up on time. In order to make a positive impression on your interviewers, you need to find some ...

Free Sample Cover Letter -- Kevin Galot
Your cover letter should encourage the reader to want to know more about you and make them interested in inviting you for an interview. This is the first impression the recruiter will have of you and ...

Professional Cover Letter -- Kevin Galot
The term 'First Impressions Count' has never been more true - with hundreds of applications received for each job advertised, make sure that your CV (I'm from the UK, but CV's are ...

Do You Include Your Transferable Skills When Writing Your Resume -- Resumes360
The purpose of your resume is to get you an interview with your potential employer. In addition, once you are invited for an interview, the recruiter will almost certainly use your resume to find out ...

How to Write Your Resume -- Resumes360
In today's competitive job market, employers really don't have the time to scrutinize each and every resume. If you spend some time learning how to write your resume, you will be able to ...

The Perfect Way To Introduce Your Resume -- Lancelot Larsen
"The purpose of the cover letter," a wise man once said, "is to get the resume read; the purpose of the resume is to get an interview." It is also believed by some resume experts that most cover ...

Should Your Resume Be Chronological Or Functional? -- Lancelot Larsen
The purpose of a resume is to land an interview. Do the storytelling later. The resume is strictly for telling recruiters and employers about your work experience, skills, and education and, more ...

Your Resume Education Section: Top Or Bottom? -- Lancelot Larsen
If you are in school, just graduated, or have been out of school for less than three years, your education information should be at the top. After three years, it needs to go on the bottom. And the ...

Making Your Resume Visually Stunning -- Jack K.
How long have you been job hunting long enough? How many resumes have you sent out? Enough now Not enough? How often have you tweaked your resume? Have you had a lot of contact for interviews? Why ...

What Should I Do After Sending A Resume -- Andrew G.
Youve just found your dream job, you have designed an exceptional resume and you sent it by email to the employer. Now the "expectation" game begins. After you send a resume, you are tempted to think ...

Requirements Of Modelo De Curriculum -- curriculoja
Whether youre fresh out of the university or someone whos hoping for a career change, its important that you learn how to make a resume. The resume contains all of your achievements and work ...

Learn Simple And Effective Tips To Resume Writing -- Jennie Gandhi
Resumes are the reflection of your past that encompassed the personal, educational, and professional background. Talking in general terms, all resumes have employment dates, job responsibilities, job ...

How To Write The Perfect Resume -- KJ Hutchings
These days, more and more people are thinking of getting a new job and advancing in their careers or switching career altogether. The first step to doing that is to create the perfect CV. But how do ...

Benefits of a Targeted Resume -- Sarika Kabra
There are many different kinds and examples of resumes, such as the chronological resume, the functional resume, a combination resume etc. Free resume samples of each of these can be obtained from ...

Resume Tips For Fresh Graduates -- Sarika Kabra
Someone who is a fresh graduate will obviously have a different kind of requirement for what to put in a resume and indeed could still be wondering how to write a resume. Free sample resumes are ...

Formatting Your Resume - For Maximum Impact -- Sarika Kabra
The resume template that you are attempting to create should be able to grab attention, and set it apart from others. There are two aspects which have to be addressed to grab that attention and make ...

Why Do You Need a Resume? -- Sarika Kabra
So you've never compiled or written a resume and so have no experience at what goes into one. You are also not sure that you need a resume in the first place, or why, if at all, you need one. ...

Functional Resume - Pros and Cons -- Sarika Kabra
A functional template or sample is one that may be adapted for the purposes of those looking for a career switch. The functional resume samples are those that highlight one's skills and abilities ...

Features Of A Winning Resume -- Sarika Kabra
Typically yours is one of dozens (if not more) resumes that a potential employer is sifting through to short list candidates for the interview for any job. So if your resume is not able to say ...

3 Keys to Customizing Your Resume -- Jessica M Holbrook
In recent blogs, I've written a lot about the importance of investing time into every job application you submit, even if this means applying for fewer total jobs. While it's most efficient ...

Striking the Perfect Balance on Your Resume -- Jessica M Holbrook
Have you ever heard someone suggest that the only way to get a job today is to lie on your resume? I've heard several people say this over the last few years. That said, consider this: I've ...

The Public Library - A Job-Seeker's Best Friend -- Jessica M Holbrook
Technology is everywhere these days. It's hard to get any sort of job that doesn't require at least a basic knowledge of e-mail and word processing programs. Any position working with data ...

How to Ensure Your Cover Letter is Read by the Hiring Manager -- Jessica M Holbrook
I could complicate this blog article and make it ten times longer than it needs to be. But I know you're busy trying to find a job, so I'll keep it short and sweet. If you want to make sure ...

Cover Letters - Does Anybody Read Those Anymore? -- Jessica M Holbrook
In a world where many job applications seem to disappear into a "black hole", job seekers often wonder if there is any point in sending a cover letter with their application. The answer is absolutely ...

Frequently Asked Interview Questions -- Jessica M Holbrook
Your resume looks fabulous, and you've been getting tons of calls from companies that want to interview you. Your interview preparation should include looking at the employer's Web site in ...

Presenting a Consistent Image During Your Job Search -- Jessica M Holbrook
There's an old adage in communication: "Tell the audience what you're going to tell them, then tell them, and then tell them what you told them." In other words, preview, present, and review. ...

Five Mistakes Job Seekers Make on Their Resumes -- Jessica M Holbrook
I think I'm beginning to sound borderline preachy with my resume and cover letter advice. But I also feel I have a duty to share with job seekers the blunders and mistakes they make that prevent ...

What to Do About an Employment Gap -- Jessica M Holbrook
Historically, having a significant gap in your professional employment has been seen as a huge negative on a resume. However, given that a May Gallup poll showed that 19% of the American population ...

The Best Time to Write a Resume -- Jessica M Holbrook
Imagine for a moment that you've just heard the dreaded words, "We're going to have to let you go." A lot of people have heard this phrase over the last several years, and most have probably ...

Reminding Your Network That You're Looking -- Jessica M Holbrook
Recently I spoke with a woman who has been looking for work for some time. She devotes a significant amount of time each week to networking activities. She said something that stood out to me: "I ...

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job -- Jessica M Holbrook
If you're visiting this Web site, you understand the importance of having a polished looking resume to use during your job search. Whereas having a marketable resume is extremely important, a ...

Should You Apply Even If You're Not Qualified? -- Jessica M Holbrook
A friend of mine recently left his position at our former company to start his own business. He has 15 years of excellent work experience, including 10 years of managing others, and an MBA. His ...

Subtle Ways to Tell Your Story in Your Resume -- Jessica M Holbrook
A frequent theme of our blogs is limiting your resume to information that's truly relevant to the position for which you're applying. You should feel free to leave off your high school job ...

Resume Writing -- Neil W
Resume writing is a skill that is much needed in today's world, especially if you are looking for a new job. It is true that your resume can make or break your career. It is the first impression ...

Resume Writing - Things to Avoid -- Neil W
Resume writing can be a tough job especially if you are new to this field. Here are some tips on what to avoid and what to include in your resume to help you get noticed. Your resume gives your ...

What You Should Never Put on Your Resume -- Roger Clark
Liars Get Caught! What NOT to Put on Your Resume "Everybody does it" as they say. Face it, the job market can be a very tough place to compete. If everyone inflates their experience then how can an ...

After Your Interview - What Must You Do Next? -- Roger Clark
Other than actually landing the interview itself and living through it, waiting after the interview and wondering whether you will get a phone call or a rejection letter can be one of the most ...

Seriously Impress at Your Interview With These 7 Hot Tips -- Roger Clark
So you've managed to secure a job interview for a position that fits you PERFECTLY. Now comes the moment of truth: Are you REALLY ready for the interview? If you've rehearsed what you're ...

Why You Should Send a Thank You Letter After You Had a Job Interview -- Roger Clark
Sending thank you letters after you have been interviewed for a job it is a must. Thank you letters are part of your advertising campaign of yourself. It is well known that when you are looking for a ...

Release the Tension During the Job Interview by Asking Questions -- Roger Clark
The commonly shared belief is that a job interview is only a one sided process, during which the interviewer asks questions to which interviewee has to answer. This is an old fashioned approach which ...

How College Graduates Should Approach a Job Interview -- Roger Clark
After you have graduated the college, finding a job will seem a difficult and very demanding task. Yet, approaching an interview in the right manner can help you surpass even the most experienced and ...

Mistakes Which Can Ruin Your Chances of Passing a Job Interview -- Roger Clark
You have probably sent a lot of resumes before actually being asked to attend a job interview. Taking into consideration that this is the final step towards the job you have desperately wanted in the ...

How to Make a Good Impression at a Job Interview -- Roger Clark
When you are selected to participate in a job interview, it means that there is something about you that the employer liked. You will want to take advantage of this and not ruin the good impression ...

Preparation For the Interview is As Important As the Interview Itself -- Roger Clark
When you receive the phone call or email announcing that you have been selected for an interview, you will naturally be very excited. You may even plan the way you will do your new job and think ...

Basic Resume Help For All Categories of Employment -- Roger Clark
When searching for a new job, there is nothing more essential than a good-quality resume. This is because employers first review your resume. A cover letter combined with the resume can be the way to ...

Resume Objective Samples - An Aid to Writing Effective Resumes -- Roger Clark
A well-constructed resume objective lets your potential employer know what you have to offer to the company, and also what you are looking for in the job. In recent years resume objectives became ...

Get That Second Job Interview -- Jim Thompkins
Throughout an economic depression jobs are tough to come by, and job selection interviews are few and far between, so each stage of the job process becomes more key. Initially you deliver your ...

3 Steps to Make Your Online Resume A Winner -- brightsideresumes.com
I agree with the overwhelming response of careerists to spend time networking and doing company research as a job seeker, instead of posting resumes. The facts are there: online job applications ...

The Most Common Question About Resumes -- brightsideresumes.com
As an ex-recruiter, career counselor, and rsum-writer, I'm often asked the ever popular question: "Should my rsum be 1 or 2 pages?". This concern is valid, especially since lengthy rsums can make ...

Designing Perfect Cover Letters -- Marcus Lim
When it comes to applying for various jobs, you want to have a cover letter that will make you stand out above other applicants. Your cover letter is how you introduce yourself to the company so you ...

How to Shun Interview Blunders -- Michael Sanjaya
Perhaps, the jitteriest part in job hunting is the interview. You may have written an impressive application letter and resume', but it does not necessarily follow that you have already stirred ...

How to Write Catchy Resume Objectives -- Alice Gold
Before proceeding further into the article let me tell you briefly about "resume". All of you know that a resume is the most important tool or vehicle in securing you a good job. Basically, it is a ...

CVs Or Resumes? What is the Difference -- Angela Booth
Are they interchangeable? Is a CV preferred in our field? A lot of people indicate they want resumes whereas others want a CV. What are your thoughts?" A: Great questions! So what are the differences ...

Top 10 Resume Writing Tips -- Manjusha Nambiar
Having a selling resume will greatly improve your chances of getting that dream job. So how does one write that perfect resume that is sure to grab the attention of prospective employers? Here in ...

Best Tips On How To Get That Pay Raise You Deserve -- Gavin Davis
Waiting on that raise that never seems to come A friend recently told me that he was expecting a raise soon simply because I havent gotten one in the last 2 years. There was no direct reason no one ...

Tips on how to get your resume noticed -- Gavin Davis
One of my friends recently posted an available position within her company on a major job search website, and she instantly received tens of applications in her inbox. She works for a small business ...

Is your resume being screened? -- Gavin Davis
Believe it or not, but your resume has probably been screened by a hiring manager at some point. One of the most common ways to screen a resume is through an applicants address. Technically, hiring ...

Top 10 Interview Blunders -- Gavin Davis
What should you NOT do in an interview? A CNN.com poll into interview blunders found that when hiring managers were asked to name the most common and damaging interview mistakes a candidate can make, ...

Try Something New Switch Up Your Job Seeking Tactics -- Gavin Davis
Many times, job applications go entirely unnoticed. A friend of mine recently tried something new because she realized she wasnt getting any interview requests. Like most people, she would search ...

Education Vs Work Experience On A Resume - What Comes First? -- Gavin Davis
A lot of people find themselves in a dilemma when it comes to formatting the content on their resumes. Is it better to list your education first or your professional experience? Like most answers, ...

What To Do About Listing Salary Requirements? -- Gavin Davis
Some job advertisements ask you to include your desired salary, and if they ask for this, it usually means that you cant avoid doing so. Listing salary requirements is always tricky because its hard ...

Listing Achievements On Your Resume -- Gavin Davis
Its really important to remember that achievements are essential to every single resume. Ive come across so many resumes that include no achievements whatsoever. Its actually very common to see this, ...

6 More Resume Writing Tips That Pay -- Gordon Walter
I have seen many hundreds of Professional resumes during my career in human resources. Very nice, competent, and well intending people sometimes sent resumes in which they made one or more little ...

Executive Resumes 101 -- Alesia Benedict
What makes an executive resume executive? Is it the format? Is it the content? Or is it the personal marketing strategy? Executive resumes are different in all these areas. Executive resumes are ...

Sample Resumes -- Alesia Benedict
Do you ever wonder why resume services post free resume samples on their sites for resume service clients to view? What do sample resumes provide? There is an ongoing argument among professional ...

5 Steps to Create a Winning Resume -- Timothy Moreland
A resume acts as the first impression that an employer has of you. It should include your career objectives, educational background, professional experience, and achievements. This document should ...

4 Tips For Listing Self-Employment on a Resume -- Timothy Moreland
Most people work for an employer. This means someone reviewing a resume is conditioned to expect the potential employee to have companies listed in their employment experience. However, some people ...

6 Easy Steps to a Resume That Get Many Interview Calls -- Vijai Pandey
Do you feel dejected because there are no or very few interview calls even after uploading resume to lots of job- portals? Does opportunities just pass by you as your profile does not get noticed ...

Resume Tips - Do Not Underrate Them -- Daniel M Hall
Resume is one of the best options which can help you to enjoy the best job proposals. As a matter of fact, preparing a resume cover letter is not an easy task. You must pay attention at every aspect ...

Administrative Cover Letter - 5 Most Common Cover Letter Mistakes -- Tim Coe
I've created this list of 5 most common cover letter mistakes. I've worked in the HR department of many companies in the past and on 9 out of 10 cover letters I see the same mistakes. Some of ...

7 Steps to the Perfect Cover Letter -- Tim Coe
Step 1: Start the cover letter off with your full name, address, phone, and email. You want to center this on the page and put your name in bold letters. Its sometimes nice to make your name a little ...

Administrative Cover Letter Writing Tips -- Tim Coe
Did you know that out of every 100 resumes employers receive only 15-20 have cover letters? Most of you probably didn't know that. Ill also be willing to bet that most of you don't realize ...

5 Steps to the Perfect Cover Letter -- Tim Coe
I review right around 100-120 resumes every day. No its not fun but it pays the bills. Now most of those resumes are missing one of the most important documents you can present to a potential ...

Resume Objectives - A Positive Mindset Can Assist You To Get A Job Fast -- Roger Clark
Nothing is more frustrating than looking continuously for a long period for a position and not be able to get one. The more time you devote to looking for employment, the less confident you are that ...

5 Resume Cover Letter Tips - To Get Affection and Avoid Rejection -- Cynthia Baxter
I've seen several articles on "resume cover letter tips" but none of them included these important tips #1: Read Your Resume Cover Letter Out Loud How well does your writing roll off the tongue? ...

How to Make Your Resume Stand Out -- Anderson Paul
The thought of writing a resume intimidates many people. It is difficult to know where to start and what to include in the document. However, there are different models that can help you writing your ...

Writing Your Own Professional Resume Made Easy -- Douglas Quinn
Writing your own professional resume may seem like it is a difficult task, but anyone can write one. Creating your own professional resume is all about formatting and organizing the material in a ...

Ten Ways of Writing a Professional Resume -- Alex Fendy Millier
1. Begin with an Interactive layout: Itemize your key points and bold them. Do not use downloadable software because they are dull and shared by other people so it could be common. Don't be crazy ...

Interview Body Language Tips and Techniques For Interview Success -- Peter Fisher
These interview body language tips have been created specifically to help you clinch the interview and go on to win more job offers. When you go to an interview, much more is going on than the ...

Reasons a Poorly Presented CV Or Resume Can Stop You Getting an Interview and How to Prevent This -- Peter D Robson
We've all seen them at sometime or other haven't we? The CV or Resume that looks as if it was discovered along with the dead sea scrolls. Unfortunately, like the flu there is a lot of that ...

4 Types of Resumes You Can Write -- Anna J. Stewart
The rationale of writing a resume is to unveil your qualifications and accomplishments to the company. In short your resume is your promotional brochure. You have to give them an idea about your ...

Learn How to Write a Cover Letter - How to Display Confidence in Your Cover Letter -- Roland Johanson
If you learn how to write a cover letter that displays confidence, you may have just found the winning edge that you need to get that new job. When it comes to applying for jobs in this tough job ...

Cover Letters - 4 Ways to Bomb a Cover Letter -- Roland Johanson
When out on the hunt for the perfect job, the best or worst way to commit "employment suicide" is by writing an ineffective cover letter that shows weakness and poor decision-making skills. Remember, ...

Why and How to Proofread Your Cover Letter Before Submitting it With Your Resume -- Roland Johanson
Before sending out your cover letter and resume for a job opening, it is best to proofread, proofread, proofread! Nothing is more important when it comes to catching a hiring manager's attention ...

Cover Letters - What Information is Essential to Include in a Cover Letter? -- Roland Johanson
When it comes to writing a cover letter for a job application, you may instantly be overwhelmed, not knowing what you really need to include. You do not want to rewrite your resume, nor do you want ...

Creating the Perfect Resume -- sam neumark
So how long will that employer you want to work for so badly look at your resume for before deciding whether or not to call you for an interview? Probably not more than 30 seconds! For all that time ...

RESUME TIPS: Top 5 Skills / Qualities Employers Want -- Meredith J. Masse, KCC
Whether you're looking to find a new position all together or "upgrade" to a different position with your current employer, the results of the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job ...

4 Types of Resumes You Can Write -- Anna Stewart
Functional Resumes: This type of resume is fit for the people having too little or too much experience. The functional resume helps you to highlight your skills and abilities you have earned being a ...

Creating an Astounding and Perfect Cover Letter -- sam neumark
1.Do NOT use a standard cover letter from the internet I mean come on, do you really think employers have not caught on? They have internet too and will know in a second if it's a standard ...

10 phrases you should ban from your resume -- Fleur Bradley
Given the recent mass layoffs and signs employers are starting to hire again, everyone is taking a closer look at their resumes. Does it reflect your accomplishments and show your career progression ...

Resume tips for teachers -- Ted
My resume is a single page (makes it harder for them to lose bits, and quicker for them to review me) which has name, address, phone number, email address at the top, then headings for: Objective - 1 ...

Resume Tips For Teachers -- Todd Denning
Whether you are new to teaching, are coming back to teaching after time off, or are leaving your corporate job for a teaching position, you will need to make sure that your resume and cover letter ...

Extreme Makeover - Resume Edition -- Todd Denning
Don't you love the show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"? Some deserving family gets sent away on an all-expense vacation while a team of experts and neighborhood friends transform their ...

Resume Tip - How to Explain a Multitude of Jobs -- Todd Denning
Gone are the days where you signed on for a job with a major corporation and then spent the next 40 years loyally toiling away before retiring with a gold watch and nice pension. Today, the average ...

Top 4 Most Common Resume Mistakes -- Anish Majumdar
With competition for available jobs reaching a fever pitch, the pressure is on for job seekers to submit a bulletproof resume. Here are the top 4 most common mistakes that lead to rejections, and how ...

Some Basics on Creating Sales Cover Letters -- Lorraine Lee
Most of the sales cover letters often resemble the business cover letters in terms of format and the rules that they follow. The only difference is in the content that they contain. Your sales cover ...

Cover Letter Help - Tips For Interview-Getting Cover Letters -- Cameron Jacobs
The very first thing that I can tell you about writing cover letters is this: your potential employer only wants to read facts and your message should be clear and to the point. Many make the mistake ...

How to Make a Modern CV, Resume -- Silas Reed
The requirements of the corporate sector have changed and so has the art of designing a rsum. This goes without saying that the conventional style of designing a rsum does not work always. Multiple ...

A Closer Look at Cover Letters -- Lorraine Lee
Anybody that can write a powerful cover letter for sales is surely going to get that sales job he or she desires. What a cover letter actually does is to enable a person to enter through the door of ...

Resume Writing For Beginners - Don't Make These 3 Crucial Mistakes When Putting Your Life on Paper -- Brian G Chadra
According to most human resources personnel offices, there are a number of mistakes that occur on resume that cause them to end up in the waste basket. If you haven't composed an important ...

How to Make a Cover Letter - Your Ultimate Step by Step Guide -- Ryan Carlton
How to make a cover letter? Well, writing a cover letter is a tedious task for those who do not want to exert any effort. However, the need and importance of a cover letter cannot be underestimated. ...

Discussing The Elementary Teacher Resume -- Henning Gulliksen
Introducing the Job of an Elementary Teacher An elementary teacher is a crucial element of society whose job it is to turn the young minds of today into leaders of tomorrow. It is a steady and stable ...

Discussing the Classroom Teacher Resume -- Henning Gulliksen
Introduction of the Job The role of classroom teacher is a very important position in a society as the classroom teacher has the ability to shape and effect the youth of a population in a way that no ...

Convincing Resume Writing Job Boards -- Amy Savage
Some candidates avoid posting resumes on job boards because they worry that their resumes will get lost in a deluge of other resumes. While it is true that employers may receive hundreds of resumes ...

Convincing Resume Writing -- Amy Savage
Get an Edge on the Competition by Making a Great First Impression Using These Tips from Top Resume Writing Service. Does your resume stand out from the rest or just blend in, despite your hard-earned ...

Cover Letter Basics -- Amy Savage
You have written a convincing resume and sent it to dozens of employers, but without success. Did you include a cover letter with your resume? Did the cover letter connect the dots for the employer ...

Interview Preparation Tips: Impress Employers And Win The Job -- Amy Savage
Congratulations on getting the interview! Only the strongest candidates make it to the interview stage, and that means you have a terrific chance of moving forward with the employer. Preparing for ...

Resume Writing Mistakes Can Kill Your Job Search Prospects -- Amy Savage
Have you ever submitted a resume only to realize too late that there was a resume writing error in your materials? If so, you may know all too well the consequences. Resume writing mistakes devastate ...

Convincing Resumes Focus On Achievements -- Amy Savage
Have you been tempted to copy a colleagues resume, or perhaps copy an online sample from a resume writing service, and use that instead of writing your resume from scratch? You are not alone. In ...

How Your Accent Could Keep You From the Job of Your Dreams -- Lisa Scott
You've worked hard to learn English, gotten the degree you wanted, and maybe had the opportunity to try out your skills in a good job. But now it's here - the opportunity to interview for ...

Great Interview Question To Build Rapport And Be Remembered -- Big 4 Guru
All interviews eventually turn to the section where the person being interviewed is given the chance to ask the interviewer questions. This is one of the most overlooked areas in interview ...

How To Write A Cover Letter For Resume - The 3 Most Common Mistakes To Avoid -- Casey Alexander
How to write a cover letter for resumes is an art in itself. You have to customize it for each job and showcase your talents and experience. What many times are over looked are the many mistakes that ...

Cover Letter Tips That Will Get You the Job! -- Melissa Rubin
Writing a cover letter is one of the most important aspects of getting a job. Your resume shows your work history but your cover letter tells the employer who you are. It highlights your ...

Your Interview Profile Gets You Prepared For Interviews -- Peter Fisher
Your interview profile is an easy way to get prepared for your interview and remind yourself of the things you should be expecting to encounter when you meet the organization's representative for ...

Interview Basics For A Job In Compliance -- John Summers
Before the Interview Do your research If there is a company website you can explore, great. Even better speak to someone at the company. Perhaps someone in media relations is willing to point you in ...

Top 5 Mistakes On Cvs/resumes -- John Summers
1. Opinions not facts Imagine the following in a profile statement on a compliance CV: "A highly experienced Head of Compliance with strong leadership skills and the ability to influence policy ...

How To Reply To Job Interview Questions -- Don
It appears that no matter what age you are, there seems to be, nothing more demanding, than attending a job interview. Whether you have years of knowledge, in your profession, or if you are a ...

Self-Introduction is Your Key to Interview Success -- Peter Fisher
Once you have been invited to an interview you must get ready to create the image of someone they will surely want to hire above all other job applicants. Everybody has an opinion as to how you do ...

Interview Presentation Skills - Dealing With Your Nerves -- Peter Fisher
Sooner or later, the interview invitation is going to say you are required to give a presentation as part of the selection process. And like most people you may dread having to do it. You may think ...

Top Interview Answers to Tricky Interview Questions -- Peter Fisher
At last you have been called to interview for the job you really want. Do you think this could this be you? Confidently sitting through your interview and being absolutely sure that you can answer ...

Writing a CV Takes a Certain Skill -- Peter Fisher
Writing a CV is more than just listing your past jobs; your CV writing skill can be the key to winning a new job, so if you need help with your CV it may be more cost efficient to get a professional ...

Your Interview Profile Gets You Prepared For Interviews -- Peter Fisher
Your interview profile is an easy way to get prepared for your interview and remind yourself of the things you should be expecting to encounter when you meet the organization's representative for ...

Tips for Success in Personal Interview -- Piyush Bhatia
Always remain positive during the interview even if things aren't going as well as you'd hoped. In school, did you ever write a test that you were sure you'd failed, only to find out you ...

Cover Letters That Work! -- Leon Miri
A cover letter is a very powerful tool in the job search process. You should pay close attention to the words that make up a cover letter - it is COVER and LETTER. It is a letter, a narrative that ...

Learning How to Write a Cover Letter - 5 Simple Steps -- Roland Johanson
Learning how to write a cover letter is perhaps the most vital piece to your job search. Cover letters not only help you get your foot in the door at a prospective employer but a great one will also ...

What to Do About Listing Salary Requirements -- Laura M Allen
Some job advertisements ask you to include your desired salary, and if they ask for this, it usually means that you can't avoid doing so. Listing salary requirements is always tricky because ...

Three Words That Will Kill Your Cover Letter -- Laura M Allen
It's pretty easy to recognize a terrible cover letter within the first 2 seconds of reading one. People tend to forget that this document is a sales tool - you use it to sell yourself to a ...

Ways to Boost Your Resume While You're Still in School -- Laura M Allen
The job market is tough out there, especially for graduates who are competing against thousands of others for the same jobs. The way you construct your resume and cover letter will definitely give ...

Education Vs Work Experience on a Resume - What Comes First? -- Laura M Allen
A lot of people find themselves in a dilemma when it comes to formatting the content on their resumes. Is it better to list your education first or your professional experience? Like most answers, ...

How to List Achievements on Your ResumeBy: Laura M Allen -- Laura M Allen
It's really important to remember that achievements are essential to every single resume. I've come across so many resumes that include no achievements whatsoever. It's actually very ...

Writing a Resume With No Content to Include -- Laura M Allen
Writing your first resume can be very daunting, especially if you have little to no work experience to speak of. This is a common problem for students, and a lot of them go about addressing this ...

The Cover Letter - Your Biggest First Impression -- Laura M Allen
Unless you are being recruited by a family member, friend, or close acquaintance, every single hiring manager will want to look at your resume before they call you in for an interview. I cannot ...

How to Write a Resume That Generates Results -- Patricia M. Walker
Though you may be schooled in how to draft a resume outlining your most valuable of achievements, education, and skills-you may, like most-be still met with rejection, again and again with the resume ...

How to Write an Interview Winning Resume -- Patricia M. Walker
While there are seemingly a billion ways to write a resume; there are only a few ways to create an effective one-and by effective, we mean get the interview, and hopefully-by extension-the position. ...

Resume Letter Writing -- Kevin L. Fiorani
Resume Letter Writing is a process that takes some time, effort, and organization. Many people want to tackle this process, but do not know where to start. It is important to create an outline of ...

Interview Body Language -- Kermit Browning
One of the first things you'll probably do in an interview is shake hands with your interviewer. The handshake is a simple symbol of introduction. But it can also be an unspoken gauge of ...

The Job Interview Process -- Kermit Browning
The questions you ask are usually used by the interviewer to evaluate your fitness for the job. You should research enough to be able to ask questions that are not found in obvious places such as the ...

Resigning The Right Way -- Kermit Browning
Once you've accepted the offer with your new employer and set the start date, obviously the next step is to let your current employer know you'll be leaving. Write a brief letter of ...

Composing a Quality ESL Teacher Resume -- Candace Davies
Teaching English as a second language is a division of education that is continually growing. Teachers wishing to acquire a job in education may be more likely to do so if they look for a job in an ...

How to Write the Perfect CV -- Mike Robert Kemp
In today's current economic climate it is essential you do everything possible to get the job you require. The first step is creating your CV. This is done by writing down your experience and ...

A Good Cover Letter Opens the Door -- Sean McCaffrey
A good cover letter has one objective....earning you an opportunity to interview. Every resume you submit has to be accompanied by a well structured conduit to the position, which is the cover ...

Easy Tips For Making a Resume Better -- Sean McCaffrey
This article offers a few tips necessary to making a resume stand out. With over 16 million people out of work and looking for jobs, your resume has to get the attention of your audience. Drafting a ...

How to Write a Good Resume (CV) -- Vandana Makharia
Resume writing is one of the most important things you'll ever do for your career. Personally I think it's so important that if you have to, then pay a professional resume writer to make you ...

Words You Should Avoid In Your Resume -- Sarika Kabra
We all probably know that the resume formats that we send out are what will make or break the professional relationship that we want to create with a potential employer. Even before you have actually ...

Teacher Resume How to Tips to Get an Interview -- Joe Beeswax
As schools struggle with budgets, the teacher resume needs how to tips to ensure it is noticed and selected. While business people can point to profits and sales, teaching accomplishments are less ...

How to Impress Your Prospective Employer With Your Job Application Letter -- Jean Taylor
Of all business letters, the letter of application is the most difficult to write. It is a sales letter, no doubt. For you are marketing a product and the product is yourself. You are selling ...

My Very First Resume -- Stephanie Clark
Resume writing could be seen as one of the rites of passage into adulthood. Certainly applying for your first job, establishing perhaps your first chequing account, having expendable income generated ...

The Ten Resume Words That Can Keep You Out of Work -- Joe Beeswax
There are resume words that will help you land the job you want, and then there are the ones that will keep you from getting a job at all. Would life be easier if you knew which were which? ...

How to frame Resume Objective? -- Jessica
Resume objective is a brief introduction of your resume or profile with specific details. It provides details about your experience, qualifications and achievements related to the applied post. ...

How to List Accomplishments on Your Resume -- Anish Majumdar
Make no mistake: career successes are BY FAR the most important thing hiring agents look for when evaluating a candidate. Here are some proven strategies to bring them to light: 1) AVOID A ...

How to Make a Cover Letter For a Resume -- Carolyn Anderson
Learning how to make a cover letter for a resume is one key to getting the job you desire. Indeed, getting a job at these times depends largely on how impressive are your resume and cover letter. ...

How to Make a Good Cover Letter - Tips to Make it Appealing to Potential Employers -- Carolyn Anderson
Job hunting is a challenge and the challenge starts from learning how to make a good cover letter and an appealing resume. Sometimes you may think it is enough to copy from samples, but you have to ...

How to Improve Your Resume - Writing Tips & Suggestions -- James Tomerson
Resume making is probably one of the most overlooked parts of a job hunting strategy. You must have seen hundreds of resumes that have almost a similar pattern. The whole idea behind creating a ...

How to Target Your Resume For Different Positions -- Anish Majumdar
A typical job search is rarely confined to a single type of position. How do you tailor your resume to suit different positions without completely re-writing it? Use these strategies to save time and ...

How to Jump Start Your Resume and Say All the Right Things -- Tamara Washington
If you're totally stuck on how to even start writing your resume, try this trick for organizing your thoughts and jump-starting the process. Your resume will ultimately include 3 or 4 sections: ...

Cover Letters - Why Write Them? -- Mike J Murray
Writing effective cover letters is not a skill that comes easily to everyone. Many job seekers would greatly benefit from writing professional, concise cover letters. Cover letters are the first ...

4 Effective Resume Formatting Tips -- Anish Majumdar
What kind of format works best for a resume? A quick review of templates available through word processing programs such as MS Word and online offer thousands of possibilities, but be warned: ...

Executive Resume Tips That Get Results -- Anish Majumdar
What's necessary for an effective executive resume? While standard criteria for all resumes apply here (correct wording, structure, and format) there are specific qualities hiring agents look for ...

Tips That Get Your Resume Read -- Anish Majumdar
What gets a resume read? Most job seekers know to include essential items like an introductory section, work history, and education/training credits, but that's just the tip of the iceberg! ...

Resume Writing - 3 Phrases to Avoid Like Death in Your Resume -- John Newcomb
The resume is the gateway to your psyche. It is much more than a mere collection of facts. A potential employer with a good eye can spot more than your academic qualifications or previous work ...

How to Display Enthusiasm at a Job Interview -- George Chingarande
The job market is tough and there are an increasing number of candidates applying for job interviews. One of the key characteristics that every employer is looking for is enthusiasm for the job. To ...

One Technique That Lands Jobs After an Interview -- David Dutton
As I write this article, the United States is going through a major recession and the job market is fierce. In fact, someone on the TV mentioned that there are six people on average applying for one ...

3 Tips to Handle Resume Career Gaps -- Anish Majumdar
First things first: anyone who's spent a considerable amount of time working professionally will have gaps in their resume. It's a natural by-product of tackling new career opportunities, ...

5 Tips For a Stronger Resume -- Anish Majumdar
You're on the hunt for a new job, diligently submitting your resume but where are the interviews? Make no mistake: recruiters/hiring managers utilize highly specific criteria when assessing ...

5 Tips For Creating a Strong Resume Opening -- Anish Majumdar
Resumes require 3 sections for maximum impact: a powerful opening, a targeted work history, and a succinct closing (or listing of educational credits, certifications, etc.). Diving into your most ...

Writing an Outstanding Cover Letter -- Mike J Murray
A resume is a very important piece of paper. It determines whether or not you will be hired for a position, or sent packing to the nearest fast food joint. That being the case, it is very important ...

Tips For Writing a Successful Cover Letter -- Mike J Murray
When you're trying to land that dream job - or just find any kind of employment to get you back into the game - you must know how to write a successful cover letter. Many people assume that they ...

Top 10 Resume Mistakes According to a Top Resume Consultant -- Menlo Lippowski
1. Font Changes Pick one font and one size and use it on the entire resume (with the exception of your name, which should be larger). I recommend a 20-font for the name and an 11-font for the body. ...

Business Cover Letter Examples - Tips and Tricks For Attention Grabbing Letters -- Mike J Murray
Business cover letter examples are the most valuable and necessary resource for a successful job search today. If you are just throwing together quick letters off the top of your head or sending out ...

How To Display Confidence in Interviews -- Nikki
By being aware of your own and the interviewers body language you will find the essential ingredients to projecting confidence. Here are some simple ways to ensure that you are sending the right ...

Learn How to Answer the Top Interview Questions - Perfect Interview -- Bryan Burbank
In today's troubled economy many of us may be going on a job interview for the first time in a long while. So many people are losing their jobs due to companies closing and the down sizing of ...

Teacher Resumes for Teaching Abroad -- Candace
Resumes can be particularly important for individuals applying to teach internationally. If you are applying for a job outside of your home country, your resume may even be the only thing that your ...

Writing a Job Search Thank You Letter With These Ten Tips -- Candace
You think you are done with the entire job search process. You have written the perfect resume and cover letter had a great interview and now you think your part is done and all you have to do is ...

Why Am I Not Getting Interviews? -- Rob Gelhausen
You could be the most qualified candidate in the world, but if your resume does not effectively market your qualifications, achievements, and abilities you will not get an interview and never get the ...
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