If you do not own a license for Microsoft Word, there are many Microsoft Word alternative software packages that exist. Why is this important? You may ask. This is important when considering file formats for your resume. If you are applying or have been applying to jobs online, you may have noticed that some companies will only accept resumes formatted in Microsoft Word file … [Read more...] about Microsoft Word Alternative
How to Build a Resume for High School Students
I don't really have a ton of experience working with high school students. However, this title was a search query that led to my site. High School students need jobs too. Sometimes a resume is required, so here we are: How to Build a Resume for High School Students A good place to start would be to focus on what defines your work ethic. What are your interests? What motivates … [Read more...] about How to Build a Resume for High School Students
Work Experience in a Resume
As a print ad is used to market products and services, your resume is an advertisement to market yourself. A billboard is a great example to think about when writing your resume. Billboards are designed to convey an impactful message in a very short amount of time. Your resume should do the same. Keeping this in mind, something that is often overlooked is the proper way to show … [Read more...] about Work Experience in a Resume
What Should I Put in My CV or Resume?
When writing a resume, it is important to take into consideration the target job you are applying for. What should I put in my CV or Resume? Your resume helps hiring managers determine if are able to do the job based on your listed skills. Read: How Long Does it Take to Find a New Job? Targeting your job search is important. What Should I Put in My CV or Resume? Contact … [Read more...] about What Should I Put in My CV or Resume?
7 Deadly Resume Writing Sins
There are certain types of information that is better left off of a resume, yet there are people out there who are committing self sabotage by including it on their resume. Here is my list of 7 deadly sins to resume writing: 1. Photograph Discrimination in hiring still exists today, by adding a photograph; one reveals information about themselves that falls into protected … [Read more...] about 7 Deadly Resume Writing Sins