Tag: resume

Try Using These Words to Get Your Resume Noticed

Everyone wants their resume to stand out from the crowd. While your job-specific skills are the most important factor, how you describe those skills matters. Thoughtful, powerful word choice can turn a good resume into a great one. And strong descriptions of work experience—descriptions that catch a recruiter’s eye—start with […]

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Killing Your Job Search?

  Two of the most powerful job search tools you have at your disposal are your LinkedIn profile and your resume. Far too often, job seekers don’t take the time to sync these two materials together. Imagine submitting your resume to a job posting. The hiring manager decides to look […]

3 Ways to Bridge the Unemployment Gap

  How do you handle your employment status when you’re between positions? An issue you may run into when you’re on the hunt for a new position is your “status” dropping because you don’t have a “to present” position on your resume or LinkedIn profile. Simply by having an end […]

Are You Fumbling Your Resume at the One-Yard Line?

  Everybody wants to land a six-figure salary, but nobody wants to put in the work to create a resume worthy of that paycheck. Or so the saying goes. The truth is, NOT knowing how to properly format your resume can easily cost you an interview (even if you are […]

Resume Objective: Valuable to Have or Thing of the Past?

The average recruiter spends about six seconds looking at your resume, and you’ve got to make every one of them count. Do resume objectives help or hurt you? A resume objective is a short statement that outlines your career direction. Objective statements were once the standard on every job seeker’s resume. A […]