resume

When writing a resume, many of us pay so much attention to content that we find ourselves neglecting form and proper design. We list all relevant skills, achievements, education and more in intricate detail and we end up not giving enough of our time to the effort of designing a resume that actually looks good. […]

Anatomy of a Resume

by Admin on April 14, 2012

Writing a resume isn’t too hard if you compartmentalise it, breaking it down into its individual parts. Regardless of whether you’re an experienced professional with a long employment history writing a chronological resume or a transitional worker crafting a resume using the functional format, approaching a resume systematically is vital. Let’s examine a resume using […]

A Professional Guide on How to Write a Resume

by Admin on October 15, 2011

A resume is more than just a summary of your education and work history. Writing a bland resume that simply lists what you did and when is a surefire way to not get the interview. Resume writers need to always keep in mind that a resume is really an advertisement of who they are as […]

Your resume is the tool that sells you to prospective employers. It should be your foot in the door, but it can also close that door if you’re not careful. Here is a list of the most common resume mistakes, and how to avoid them. Resume is not targeted This is one of the most […]

Resume Checklist

by Admin on May 15, 2011

If you’re just sitting down right now to write your resume, it’s important to go over everything and make sure everything is ready to go. Or maybe you’ve already crafted a well-written, concise resume — so you think – and you just need to give it a good once over. Regardless, there are very crucial […]

When writing a resume, many job seekers only consider the content of their resume. They often get too wrapped up in the summary of their employment, skills, accomplishments and their education background that they don’t pay enough attention to the resume layout and design. While it is of the utmost importance to write a dynamic, […]

A well-written resume is essential to getting an interview for the job you want. Resumes should always be rewritten to target the job you are seeking; don’t send a generic resume to every employer unless you’re trying to stay out of the job market. Even though every resume absolutely must be different and must be […]

Many job seekers spend so much time crafting a perfect resume that they pay very little attention to their cover letter. A resume takes a lot of effort to fine tune and target toward the job, from selecting the experiences and accomplishments that best sell you to a specific company, to creating an impressive summary […]