June 22nd, 2010 by admin
An increasing number of articles and advice columns have been cropping up around something called a Career Portfolio. As you investigate this option, you'll find it a quality way to separate yourself from others competing for the same position.
Artists (graphic artists, illustrators, columnists, etc) have used a portfolios for years to demonstrate their abilities, skills, and accomplishments Read More...
June 11th, 2010 by admin
Weekly we hear from professionals looking to enter the job market for the first time in years are concerned that their job search skills are a bit rusty. Considering the number of surveys that list job satisfaction at its lowest in 20+ years, this group of job seekers is sure to grow. Are you one of these people, could you use a few good tips on how to follow the new "rules" for resume writing? Check our list of "new tricks" that will guide you through the process!
Old Rule #1: Start your cover letter with Dear Sir or Madam… Read More...
March 17th, 2010 by admin
Hiring managers and recruiters see 100's of resumes at a time. 9 times out of 10, they are looking for something to stick out, a key word to catch their eye. Here are some great active verb buzz words, in no particular order, that will leap off the page and attract their attention.
Utilizing these and other active verbs give the impression you're a go getter Read More...
March 12th, 2010 by admin
There are a lot of resumes out there. A lot of words floating in space trying to convey meaning and importance. Here are some phrases that will allow your resume to stand out from all the other ones that are out there.
I specialize in...
I am well suited for...
In this capacity I can...
I achieved Read More...
March 10th, 2010 by admin
Here are 4 important tips for resume writing.
Proof Read it. There are a lot of managers out there who will simply throw away a resume that has a spelling error in it. Some will trash it for grammatical errors as well. If you type your resume in Word or WordPerfect be sure to print out a copy and read it aloud Read More...