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]

What is the Difference between a Resume and a CV

The job market has become extremely competitive and applicants often find themselves vying against a number of candidates for one position. It is important to understand how to market yourself as a potential employee to any company. Part of this process is to understand the differences between a res... [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]

How Resume Writing impacts your job search

Resume writing (specifically bad resume writing) is the second most frequent reason that people are not hired for positions regardless of their skills. The only reason that it is not #1 is because the most common reason people do not get the jobs they want is because they do not apply. Whether they ... [More]

The Pros and Cons of Professional Resume Writing

There are two choices when it comes to preparing a resume. You can either prepare your resume on your own or get a professional writer to do it for you. Obviously writing your resume yourself is the cheapest option plus you know precisely what your duties and achievements were; As a result, you migh... [More]

How to make a good first impression with your resume

Do you remember that commercial you saw on TV the other day? The one with the catchy jingle that stuck in your head? This is good advertising right there, and you can learn from it on how to write a resume that makes a good impression on recruiters. Much like commercials, resumes need to grab the at... [More]

The Foundations of Effective Resume Writing

When preparing your resume, you you should be aware that in order to be effective, you need to be detailed. There are several ways to writing resumes that can be used to get you the position you want. Research:. Know the industry you are applying to, and what are their requirements to get your dream... [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]