By Lee Hurley Resumes are like pinky fingers. They don’t seem to matter much until you don’t have one. No matter how many resumes I create, I seem to forget the basics. And while there is no shortage of expert opinions about how to make a killer resume, it can get confusing. But it shouldn’t… Read more »
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How To Explain Temp Jobs On Your Resume
Many job seekers struggle when it comes to crafting the perfect resume. It becomes even more complicated when trying to list temporary or temp-to-hire jobs. Not only do you have to worry about the short-term nature of such gigs, it can be difficult to come up with any real achievements when you’ve only spent a… Read more »
Great YouTube Channels for Interview and Resume Tips!
What started as a small-scale site for uploading and hosting personal videos has quickly expanded into a full-fledged media platform – and YouTube shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. But the content found among the millions of online videos isn’t limited to popular media and entertainment. In fact, there are plenty of resources… Read more »
No Resume, No Problem! Here Are 3 Tips for Writing Your New Resume
Some job seekers cite the resume-writing process as the hardest part of their job search. Try as they might, many find it difficult to come up with the words needed to express their experience in a manner that is equally concise and informative. If you’re struggling with the resume writing process, try implementing some of… Read more »
Remove These 4 Things From Your Resume ASAP
Many job seekers are under the false impression that hiring managers and interviewers have to read any document that’s placed on their desk. This simply isn’t true. In fact, most hiring managers apply a set of strict professional standards to every resume they see. Failing to meet these standards doesn’t set you apart from the… Read more »
Red Flags on Your Resume That Hurt Your Chances
You’ve spent hours writing and refining the perfect resume. Maybe you’ve even passed it along to a friend for their critique. Despite all the time you’ve invested in the document, it’s still not drawing the attention you feel you deserve. If this scenario sounds all too familiar to you, it might be due to some… Read more »
What SHOULDN’T You Put on Your Resume?
If you have been searching for a new job for an extended period of time, you’re probably aware of what to include on your resume. Basic contact information, your chronological work history, and your educational experience are standard. However, with so much emphasis being placed on items to include, some job seekers don’t know that… Read more »
Why You Always Need to Update Your Resume
The modern resume serves, in many cases, like a manager’s first impression of your skill set, your past achievements, and your accreditations. Although the value of a great resume cannot be stressed enough, it’s important that you take the time to update your resume on a regular basis. While it may seem like a pointless… Read more »