Tag: Career Development

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential. It demonstrates […]

Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. The list includes submitting a cover letter, researching the company, and coming to interviews prepared. But applying for a job is only one way of getting a new position. Another […]

Does an Internship Count as Professional Work Experience in 2018?

When you’re just starting out on your chosen career path, it is often difficult to convince prospective employers to give you the chance to prove your worth. This is especially true when you have little or no work experience to […] The post Does an Internship Count as Professional Work […]

Does an Internship Count as Professional Work Experience in 2018?

When you’re just starting out on your chosen career path, it is often difficult to convince prospective employers to give you the chance to prove your worth. This is especially true when you have little or no work experience to […] The post Does an Internship Count as Professional Work […]

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

For those of us in the human resources profession, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference is approaching. This year’s event will be held June 17-20, 2018 in Chicago. This is a must-go event for me. I’m really looking forward to the opportunity to see fellow bloggers that […]

Do You Have to Include Every Job on Your Resume | (Examples and Tips)

Many job seekers ask “Do I need to put all past work experience on a resume?” The answer is….no. You do not need to include all of your past work experience on a resume. The main purpose of a resume […] The post Do You Have to Include Every Job […]

How to Include Part-Time Work on Your Resume (Examples) – ZipJob

Part-time employment is often problematic for job-seekers, especially when it comes to figuring out how to include it in a resume. Many people are hesitant to list those types of jobs since they assume that they’re not as impressive as full-time […] The post How to Include Part-Time Work on Your […]

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

At last year’s KronosWorks Conference, New York Times best-selling author and fellow Workforce Institute board member Dan Schawbel, talked about the latest workplace trends forecast based on his research. During his session, he made a comment that really stuck with me, “We’re living in a world of continuous job search.” […]

Medical Related Resume Gaps for Accident, Surgery, Injury (Examples)

In a highly-competitive job market, your resume is often the only thing preventing your job application from getting lost in the crowd. Naturally, that means that you need it to be as polished and attractive as possible to capture an […] The post Medical Related Resume Gaps for Accident, Surgery, […]

Negotiation Skills | How to Include Them on a Resume – ZipJob

Your resume is a critical tool to help you sell yourself to potential employers. It provides the perfect venue for showcasing all the important skills that set you apart from your job search competitors. However, it is important to know […] The post Negotiation Skills | How to Include Them […]