Never settle with a job you don’t want

Never settle with a job you don't want
What are the soft and hard skills, keywords, resume styles & must-haves of on a traditional resume? What should I emphasize during a follow-up interview? If you’re looking for a fun checklist to answer these answers, check out this great infographic by CashNetUSA! There are lots of tips on how you can make your resume ...

A before and after story: How recruiters view your resume

A before and after story: How recruiters view your resume
What words are popping out to recruiters when they look at your resume? You’ve only got a short span of time to impress a recruiter, so your resume has to be tailored specifically to the job. Otherwise, it will end up eaten by the garbage monster. Nom nom nom. For all of the time and ...

20 power words to add to your resume

20 power words to add to your resume
Ever wondered what words make the eyes of a recruiter pop with excitement as they scan through your resume? Check out this great infographic by Career Bliss for some ideas when preparing your upcoming job application! Text Version Available Below Text Version Twenty power resume words Power words in your resume are eye-catching action verbs: ...

The perfect resume starts with a summary of skills

The perfect resume starts with a summary of skills
Written by Ritika Trikha, Posted by CareerBliss     It’s resume common sense that you should lead with your most impressive attributes at the top of your resume. After all, you only have a few seconds to impress! Steven Provenzano, CPRW/CEIP and author of nine resume books, including Author: Top Secret Resumes & Cover Letters, gave ...

Six skills employers look for on your resume

Six skills employers look for on your resume
By Shaheerah Kayani, Published on TalentEgg.ca Many employers look for a common set of skills and want to see proof that you have these skills. Always study the job description carefully and note the specific skills required. This lets you know exactly what the employer will be looking for in your resume and application. Trying ...

Meet the robots reading your resume

Meet the robots reading your resume
Accessible Text Alternative Below Text Alternative:   Meet the robots reading your resume New resume-filtering technology means the old resume rules may no longer apply. Have you ever applied online for a job you thought you were perfect for, only to never hear back from the employer? Your resume may have been kicked out of ...

That’s interesting! Now remove it from your resume

That’s interesting! Now remove it from your resume
Posted on YouTern on November 25, 2013 by Louise Fletcher     As a resume writer, I often run into the challenge where a client has a very diverse background, one that has taken a career detour or two. And every now and then, I work with a client who truly believes that all those experiences ...