The best and the worst of resume terms

The best and the worst of resume terms
We all want to make a good impression with our resume, and finding the best words to communicate your personality traits and work ethic is crucial to your application. In this great Workopolis article by Elizabeth Bromstein, she goes through the good, the bad and the ugly of resume terms, with words like “go-getter”; “track ...

Can a beautiful design make your resume stand out?

Can a beautiful design make your resume stand out?
People are experimenting with resumes more and more to make themselves stand out from the mass of job applicants – and it’s not such a bad idea, according to Mashable‘s Dani Fankhauser. “Companies are always looking for candidates who will go the extra mile, and your resume is literally your first point of contact — ...

Underqualified? Here’s what to highlight on your resume

Underqualified? Here's what to highlight on your resume
It’s the season for summer job hunting, and the mad rush is on! If you’re finding yourself underqualified for a job you really want and think you could excel at, Ritika Trikha has four great tips to help you! Head on over to Career Bliss and check them out!

7 ways your resume is boring, just like everyone else’s

7 ways your resume is boring, just like everyone else's
Is your resume making employers yawn? How can you tell if your resume is a bore? Jessica Holbrook Hernandez lays out the rules for you in this excellent article on Careeralism. Looking at the objective statement, format, keywords, and voice (active vs. passive), Hernandez will have your resume spick and span shiny for that next ...

Social Resume: How job seekers and employers are connecting online

Social Resume: How job seekers and employers are connecting online
Text version available below Text Version How job seekers and employers are connecting online Social Resume 1 in 6 job seekers credit social media with landing their current job. A social resume is your online presence. Ideally, it should present you to the professional world as a well-qualified job candidate. What should it do? Give ...

Webinar: How to get your CV shortlisted for an interview

Webinar: How to get your CV shortlisted for an interview
The CV (or resume) gets an average of no more than a 30 second glance when you hand it in. So how do you make it stand out enough so that you will be shortlisted for an interview? In this webinar hosted by the co-founders of iwantmycareer.com, Enrica and Natalie, viewers can get advice from ...

Getting creative with your resume

Getting creative with your resume
When you look at your resume, does it make you want to fall asleep? Can you hear the crickets chirping in the background? In today’s tech-savvy & “there’s an app for that” culture, it can only be to your advantage to test out some innovative and creative resume styles. While you may not want to ...