50 tips to get your resume read

50 tips to get your resume read
  By Wes Weiler, Published on New Grad Life So you’ve found a job posting for your dream position. Now what? The job search can be a frustrating process, but it’s also a time full of possibility and potential. Each new listing is a chance for an exciting new opportunity. But once you’ve found a ...

Cut these filler phrases from your resume

Cut these filler phrases from your resume
  By Allison Vannest, July 10, 2013, Recruiter.com Hiring managers may see hundreds of applicants for one position. To sort through the towering stack of resumes, it is important to work quickly to separate the wheat from the chaff. Your resume has around 30 seconds to make a good impression; here’s how to cut the ...

There’s an “ad” for that: My adventures in using social media to land a summer internship

There’s an “ad” for that: My adventures in using social media to land a summer internship
“Don’t even bother trying,” they told me. “Take the summer off,” they said, “and just enjoy yourself.” A summer internship in Manhattan. That was the elusive prize they told me I couldn’t have. The conventional wisdom went: They don’t hire freshmen as interns. Even more discouraging was the belief that the most highly desirable internships ...

CReAtive Tips for Standing Out to Employers

CReAtive Tips for Standing Out to Employers
CReAtive Tips for Standing Out to Employers Clean up your online presence. The first thing employers will do is to see what they can find out about you on the Internet. Are you ready for that? They may look at your Facebook page during the interview. Are you ready for that? Look for WORK, not ...

367 Resume Reviews and Counting…

367 Resume Reviews and Counting...
  By Michael Peggs, Careerealism, June 18, 2013 In the last month, I have done 366 resume reviews from 13 different countries and four different languages, despite only speaking English (ask me about that later). Some of you had PhD’s while others had little more than a high school diploma. Every industry was covered, skill ...

Your resume is the reason you don’t get interviews

Your resume is the reason you don't get interviews
I’m going to be very honest with you: It is easier to eliminate a resume than to bring a candidate in for an interview. This may be shocking news to process, but it’s the cold, hard reality of today’s workplace. Most organizations receive more than 100 candidates for entry-level jobs and almost as many for ...