resume advice Tag

When you’re job hunting, your most powerful tool will be your resumé. It’s the first impression that employers will have of you, so making sure that it’s perfectly polished is an absolute must. Furthermore, in today’s world, employers are buried in online applications; you only...

A job reference is an individual who can discuss your work ethic, performance, skills, etc., to a potential employer. It is someone who knows about your experience, talents, work habits, character, and more. As you apply for a new job, this is an individual whose...

If you are out in the job market, or even thinking about getting out into the job market, you will certainly need an updated resume, LinkedIn profile or CV to help promote yourself to potential employers. And of course, it is key that it be free of spelling errors, have up to date contact information and use good grammar. That's the basics, however, and it will take more than that if you want to your application to be the one they notice. So how do you make sure that you emphasize the right skill sets and experiences to get a company's attention? Everyone wants to describe themselves as “effective” and “organized”. But the truth is, that doesn’t really mean anything if your resume doesn’t give some context to these adjectives. You are going to have to be more specific and give concrete evidence of your talent if you want to really leave an impact.