(Guest post by Resume Genius) Before you write your resume, you need to pick an appropriate resume format. The best format for you personally will depend on your work experience, relevant skill set, and target industry. There are three main resume formats for you to choose from, and they are the: Chronological format Functional format … Continue reading Guest Post: Choosing a Resume Format
The Job Search Bible asked a variety of career coaches and authors to give their single best piece of advice to job seekers about their resume. My contribution and many others are included in this post. I believe that many job seekers don’t think of their resume as a marketing document. They forget to put … Continue reading The Single Most Important Consideration for your Resume
Adding style and drama to your presentation may get your resume noticed faster and read more thoroughly.
Think recruiting is a serious business? Think again. Enjoy a sampling of creative, funny and effective recruiting ads. http://blog.hirerabbit.com/17-recruitment-ads-that-will-bring-a-smile-to-your-face/
I’ve written about online classes before, which are a cost-effective and available anywhere way to boost your skills, brush up on software, and continue your quest for lifelong learning. Thanks to the career experts at The Muse, here are a few more to add to your catalog. Click here for the original post. 1. ALISON … Continue reading Online Classes to Boost Your Skills
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/woman-greeting-returning-soldier-royalty-free-image/476804095 National Military Spouse Appreciation Day is celebrated on the Friday before Mother’s Day in May. This year it will be celebrated on Friday, May 6. The day was designated by President Reagan in 1984 to celebrate military spouses, the heart of the families who support troops during mission, deployment, and return to civilian life. … Continue reading Military Spouses and Portable Careers
If your goal is to improve your technical skills in 2016, you have a variety of affordable options. Online learning platforms allow you to access high quality courses at work or at home. Most offer plans for individuals and business, so companies can take advantage of training that might normally be out of reach for … Continue reading The Online Learning Revolution
Your resume is the crucial first step to getting your desired graduate job. As a graduate in a competitive job market, you need to be thinking about how you can make your job applications stand out.
I’m pretty sure that someone who hires and manages mortgage processors is aware of the usual duties assigned to those workers. She wrote the job description.
Most job seekers know that employers conduct some kind of background check before they extend a job offer. After all, we’re used to listing past employers on job applications, and HR routinely calls the companies listed on our resumes to verify the work we’ve done. But you may not realize the extent to which many businesses will go in their quest to confirm that you’re the right hire. For instance, did you know they’ll often conduct credit checks and take a look at your social media profiles?