Hiring managers may look through dozens of resumes at a time, so the way you present yourself on your resume can be just as valuable as your work experience itself. To catch a hiring manager’s eye, create a well-designed resume with a logical layout. Whether you choose a chronological, functional or combination/hybrid resume format, your […]
A top-notch resume is essential when you are job searching, but it won’t do you much good if few people see it. Posting your resume online to job sites like LinkedIn will help get as many eyes on it as possible. How can you determine the best sites to post your resume, and what tips […]
Action verbs keep your reader engaged, which is crucial given that the average recruiter spends just six seconds on each resume. If your verbs make the recruiter enjoy reading your resume, they are more likely to pass you on to the next round for an interview. Additionally, the right phrasing on your resume helps to […]
In today’s competitive hiring climate, many companies use resume screening to weed out applicants that may not be a great match for a job. Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are software programs that scan resume content and use an algorithm to search for keywords. The keywords look for certain skills, education, prior work experience and even […]
When you apply for a job, your resume is the first impression you make on a potential employer. The average recruiter spends just 6 seconds looking at a resume before deciding whether to cast it aside or call the candidate for an interview, so your resume needs to be its very best to make an […]
Learning how to write a resume that will get past an applicant tracking system (ATS) is a critical skill for today’s jobseeker. Surveys show that up to 64 percent of companies use an ATS to screen job applications and eliminate unqualified candidates. This means that you must master this resume-writing skill if you want a […]
Before you begin your first full-time job, you must understand the fundamentals of four key workplace institutions: retirement plans, health insurance benefits, income tax reporting, and union membership.
College grads are often underprepared for the job search, and cover letter mistakes like these are far too common. Do you know to avoid these?
During your interview, you’ll be asked “why did you leave your last job?” With proper preparation, you can wow your interviewer (no matter what happened).
Social conflict is a nearly universal aspect of working life. Follow these five steps to help you navigate the currents when workplace drama gets rough.