resumes

“The longest journey begins with a step.” That’s how the saying goes, anyway. It’s certainly true of resume writing, that’s for sure. It can be a daunting task to boil down a career into a one or two page summary of highlights that is brief yet effective. This is the challenge resume writers face and […]

The toughest part of any project is getting started. This is especially true when it comes to writing a resume. For a long time professional, organising your entire work history into one or two pages of effective summaries can be a challenge. It’s equally daunting for students and those of us who are changing careers, […]

The Chronological Resume in Detail

by Admin on June 12, 2012

If you’ve been reading page after page of facts, tips and tricks regarding how to write a resume, you may be overwhelmed. It really is a lot to consume and learn, especially if you truly wish to effectively apply these guidelines to write the kind of resume that works. If you want to achieve a […]

Resume Template Types Commonly Used

by Admin on March 24, 2012

Choosing the proper resume format can make all the difference between getting a job interview and waiting for a call that never comes. The two major resume templates, or formats are chronological and functional. Each has specific occasions where they should be used and picking the right format for your situation is vital. The Chronological […]

Preparing to Write Your Resume

by Admin on February 17, 2012

A well-written resume that gets results needs to be targeted and it needs to be exact. It will not just trot out your past work record and duties. It will say, “This is what I can do for you,” and that is what will get you the interview. A resume can’t be generic. It needs […]

Resume Design & Layout Tips

by Admin on January 22, 2012

How a resume looks and feels can be just as important as what it says. A job seeker can be the most qualified person in the resume pile, with a resume directly targeted to the specific job with plenty of real-world examples of accomplishments and still not even get called for an interview if layout […]

For a resume to get results, it must be based on the job seeker’s achievements, not just past job duties. A proper resume also needs to be targeted to the job at hand. By writing a targeted resume that is based on quantifiable accomplishments, job seekers greatly increase their chances of getting a job interview. […]