Is This on Your Resume?
One of the most overlooked ways in using a resume to sell yourself is failing to identify the companies for which you have worked.
Cover Letter... Don't Sweat It
Writing a cover letter to accompany a resume, for some, can conjure up bad memories from high school or college composition class. With sweaty palms, they reach for the Thesaurus and Dictionary. That feeling of uncertainty begins to cloud their... (More)
Time to Update Your Resume
We are always making lists to keep on top of the daily/weekly schedules and deadlines that face us in our business lives. But, odds are, that many of us keep our noses to the grindstone and forget to do a periodic check to see if our jobs and careers... (More)
10 Reasons You Are Not Getting Interviews
You created the resume. You composed the cover letter. You applied for the job opening and now you wait. Waiting... it's a hard place to be when you desire action in your job search. Want to increase your chances for getting an interview? Make sure... (More)
21 Ways to Improve Your Resume
Your resume is critical to your job search success. It must be a highly effective resume to capture the employer's attention in today's market. Here's what employers recommend, based on a national survey conducted with 600 Hiring Managers.
Use Your Resume to Negotiate Higher Salary
Most job seekers believe that salary negotiation starts once they have an offer in hand, but nothing could be farther from the truth. In fact, your resume can make the difference between negotiating at the top end of the salary range-or the bottom... (More)
Myth of the 10 Minute Resume
Anytime you're promised something within a short time, you must ask yourself if it sounds too easy. Often services or tools that offer quick completions of your career documents are nothing more than a list of facts that you enter! You went to school... (More)
Cover Letter Blunders and Pitfalls
Heather Eagar discusses the major cover letter blunders and how they can affect your chances of getting hired.
Five Tips for Cover Letters
Heather Eagar writes about 5 tips for writing attention-grabbing cover letters. These tips will give your cover letter and resume the boost they need to end up on the top of the pile.
How to Email It In
Marshall Brown talks about being more effective with online job searching and resumes. Being able to stand out in the crowd online can make the difference between getting a call back and getting ignored.