Tag: Resume Writing


Mar

24

2016
3 Tips for Becoming a Standout Job Candidate

3 Tips for Becoming a Standout Job Candidate

Hundreds of applicants apply to every job vacancy posted on job boards, company web sites, newspaper ads, and any other medium out there. With so many applicants to screen and so little time to do so, recruiters need a very good reason to give your resume the attention it needs. Unfortunately, most job seekers put very little effort into standing out from everyone else and...

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Aug

16

2015
Components of a Professional Resume

Components of a Professional Resume

Although resume formats are unique in certain jobs and industries, the main components that make a solid resume are the same. First and foremost, the resume is meant to market your skills, qualifications, accomplishments, and credentials. It also provides a first impression of your written communication skills. Also, the resume should include relevant information that is not requested on an employment application or in a...

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Aug

19

2013
3 Tips for Choosing Strong Job References

3 Tips for Choosing Strong Job References

While looking for a job, you may have been asked to provide a list of references as part of your job application. Many employers, as part of their recruitment process, conduct reference checks on candidates they are interested in. As a result, it’s very important for a job seeker to select references that will add value to their overall job application. Here are 3 tips...

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Jun

06

2012
Stop Using Generic Keywords In Your Resume

Stop Using Generic Keywords In Your Resume

You’re on the job hunt yet again and it’s time for you to spice up that resume. You want to highlight all the great things you’ve learned and accomplished but it isn’t as easy as it sounds. Updating your resume can be a tough task, especially if you haven’t done it in a while. That’s why career coaches always advise to constantly update your resume...

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May

12

2012
Why You’re Having a Hard Time Getting Hired

Why You’re Having a Hard Time Getting Hired

If you’re on the job market, I’m sure you’re thinking of why it’s taking you so long to find a job. It’s even worse if you’re making it to the interview but never hearing back from the employer! From a job seeker’s perspective, this is quite puzzling because it’s extremely difficult to pinpoint why you aren’t being selected. As a recruiter, I am always in...

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Apr

11

2012
Things You Should Avoid Putting On Your Resume

Things You Should Avoid Putting On Your Resume

As a recruiter, I am exposed to an average of 100 resumes a day that have different shapes, colors, sizes, and content. In today’s job market, job seekers are making an extra effort, although sometimes forced, to stand out and get their resumes noticed. Creative resume design, which is one of our offered services, allows candidates to draw instant attention by offering a visually appealing...

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