Pros of Dumbing Down Your Resume

You spend years working through challenging university coursework to obtain your degree, or perhaps a series of degrees, eager for knowledge and a rewarding career. Then you graduate and realize that your degree isn't always an asset. You may find yourself hearing doors of opportunity shut because y... [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]

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 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]