Category: Resume

How to Write a More Engaging Resume

If you want to get a better response from potential employers you should consider revising your resume. One of the most important things you need to keep in mind is creating a more engaging resume. So what does this mean? How can you accomplish this? When rewriting your resume consider the prospective of the hiring

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5 Tips for Writing a Better Resume

A resume is a marketing tool to help you get an interview which will hopefully lead to a job. However, writing a good resume is essentially keeping things simple and to the point. You know you need to write down your work history, relevant skills and professional summary highlighting your goal(s) and what you’re going

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5 Tips to Writing a Better Coverletter

A coverletter is an introduction to your resume. It should typically be 1 page (but can stretch to 2 pages if you are an experienced professional) and expands on your career highlights, a specific project or experience and showcase your real world skills and/or education. Coverletters can be a great way to really showoff a

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How to Sell Your Education to Hiring Managers

Having a strong work history is important–it’s also great having a decent education. However, did you know that your education can somwtimes work against you? Too much education may reflect a focus on more theory than real world application. Ok, so you have a degree or a few certificates. However, the bottomline is if it’s

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5 Tips to Writing a Winning Resume

Writing a winning resume takes time and effort. You need to really look over your key strengths and experience (chose what works and doesn’t for the job you are applying for)–tighten up your resume (less repetition and more action words) and put it into a readable and clear format. However, if you need a few

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5 Websites Where You Can Upload Your Resume for Free

Posting your resume online is an easy and typically free option to get it noticed by companies and recruiters. Here are 5 places you can upload your resume online: 1. Resume Posting Sites There are several of these websites that only serve as a space to post your resume. This is also a great resource

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Why You Should Treat Your Resume like Real Estate

A great way of looking at your resume is similar to real estate. It is a property where you add value via your job experience, skills and professionnel development. Equally if you are low on experience you must still treat your resume as invaluable property that directly relates to you. A Solid Foundation In terms

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3 Out-of-Box Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Giving your resume and coverletter a little pop is definitely a good thing. You want to make your application noticed by thinking outside-the-box with a few ideas that indicate you are serious about your career. Here are a few ways to bring more attention to your resume: 1. Referral Quotes Dust off any old referral

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