5 Top Tips to Improve your Resume Writing

Here is the second part of our article: 6. Don't put a photograph of yourself on the resume. This one is pure amateur hour and it can harm your employment search immensely. While virtually no books on the subject say to do this, some will try to add a photo the mix. It is never a good idea. 7.... [More]

Don’ts of Updating your Resume

Don't fall into the different is better trap. While graphics and brightly colored fonts may catch the eye, they detract from what employers are looking at-your skills and experience. Keep in mind that if a resume is difficult to read, the person looking at it may toss it rather than struggle throu... [More]

How To Include Metrics In A Resume

So you have finally decided to give your resume that extra fillip by adding some statistics and metrics to it. Now a large number of people out there do not look at the value of numbers added to a resume, because they do not know the powerful effect of metrics. However, if you have a sales job, it i... [More]

Why You Shouldn’t Lie on a Resume

With such a competitive employment market, there are more people than ever vying for the job positions that are available. This can lead people to look at positions and industries that they are not always qualified for. If you see a job opening that asks for a particular skill set, what is the b... [More]

Conquer Resume Writing with Powerful Words

Writing resumes is a sticky business for most people. What should be said, and how to say it are often the two most stressful aspects of writing resumes. The various elements of resumes all hold their own important place in career success, but what most people don’t understand is the power of ... [More]

Including a graph in a resume

A question we get asked pretty often is whether a job sekers can include a graph in his/her resume. I know it might sound weird to some of you but it actually depends on your field and career level. As a rule, if you are just entering the workforce or are looking for an entry level job, I wouldn't r... [More]

The 3 basic principles of resume writing

Even though many job seekers think that writing a resume is easy, there are lots of things to take into consideration before you can get a successful resume. The type of job you are applying to will for the most part define what type of resume you need to provide. For example, most entry level jobs ... [More]