Resume Mistake - it May be Costing You Employment

CK Tan asked:
Employers know what they are looking for in a resume. If they see a resume mistake in any one of the resumes they are reviewing for a position, that resume will likely get filed in the “do not follow up” pile. If you want to be noticed, you need to make sure [...]

Cover letter consternation

As I begin my job search, I have found that even hourly positions require a cover letter now. I have not needed to write a cover letter in the past and … See all stories on this topic

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So how to make sure your application gets noticed: A flawless cover letter ? Killer rA�sumA�?

6 Professional Resume Tips: Know What Human Resources Really Want

Andrew Chin asked: If you know what Human Resources professionals want, you will have a better chance to be the next candidate called for an interview. Professional resume tips will definitely give you that much needed edge!Professional resume tips #1 - Size really does mattersThe length of your resume will be partially determined by how [...]

Resume Tips for the Composition-Challenged Job Seeker

sharifawan asked:
There are plenty of resume tips available online for your quick reference and use and you don’t have to be a Byron, Shelley or Wordsworth to come up with a resume worthy of merit.
Job sites not only provide a listing of current vacancies, but also provide helpful tools and tricks of the trade [...]

Should One Rely on Sample Cover Letters?

Clara Ghomes asked:
In the old days, all people were challenged to write their own cover letters together with their resume. This is because traditionally the means to share information from person to person were not as extensive and advanced as todaya��s world obviously is. When the Internet came into public use, people have found [...]

Cover Letter Templates

Mario Churchill asked:
Cover letter templates can be a great asset to job seekers if they are used correctly. There seems to be some cover letter misconceptions though among job seekers. They use these templates based on their misconception of the cover letter templates and this leads to them receiving no calls requesting they come [...]

The Cover Letter Sample Gold Rush!

Mario Churchill asked:
The cover letter sample gold rush has flooded the job market with these over used cover letters. Prospective employers are seeing the same old cover letter coming across their desks from countless applicants. Prospective employers are no longer taking a real close look at these cover letters before sending them to the [...]

The Right Keywords Can Get Your Resume Noticed Among the Harshest Competition

Accuro Resumes asked:
It’s often been said that saying the right words at the right time is the key to success in the business world. If you have a line in your presentation that really captures attention…or if you say something particularly clever in a job interview…you may be able to achieve a career high [...]

Resume Advice for the Experienced Candidate

John Boardman asked:
Resume Advice for the Experienced Candidate

While a new graduatea��s resume is often more general in nature, your resume should be a showcase of your track record, demonstrating to a potential employer what you can a�?bring to the table.a�? Here are some tips to keep in mind:
Give a summary, not an objective. [...]