- Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts — How to use cover letters to your best advantage
With the advent of online job applications many jobseekers think that a cover letter isn't necessary. But that's not the case. A cover letter is another opportunity to sell you to the potential employer. A good cover letter can help you get your foot in the door.
- Create an Intransition Resume
Involuntary career breaks, or dare we say it, "unemployment", can often be a frightening situation for anyone to be in. After the initial shock of unexpectedly finding yourself without a job, it doesn't take long before disillusionment sets in, particularly when days turn into weeks, then weeks into months or even longer, and you begin to panic: How you are going to handle the ever-increasing employment gap on your resume?
- Resume Strategies That Work — How to Make Your Resume Stand Out From the Rest
Competition for jobs is tough. However, certain resume strategies can help your resume get noticed on a job board, make your resume stand out and get a hiring manager's attention.
- Maximize the Reference Checking Process
The employment meeting went extremely well. The interviewer was impressed with your abilities; you answered the questions superbly; and you were able to develop an excellent rapport with the interviewer and other staff at the company.
- Five Ways To Make Yourself Memorable
Today's job market is highly competitive. Which makes it more important than ever for job seekers to stand out from the crowd. So what can you do? Sending a thank you note is one of the quickest, and easiest, ways to get an employer's attention.
- The Perfect Resume
There are four basic steps to obtaining the perfect job: write your resume; send your resume to prospective employers; go on job interviews; wait for job offers. Each step is crucial and cannot be skipped.
- Is Your Phone Ringing? Maybe It's Time to Revamp Your Resume? — Resume tips from a
professional resume writer
Getting a job is never easy. While the interview process may be the most nerve-wracking, you won’t get invited in without an effective resume. In essence a resume is your calling card. It’s your first contact with a potential employer. And, outside of networking, it’s one of the best ways to get your foot in the door.
- Resume Not Getting Results? Here Are A Few Common Mistakes — Resume tips for experienced
professionals and new grads
These days, the job market is incredibly competitive. Former managers with decades of experience are having just as much trouble being offered positions as recent college graduates. If your phone isn?t ringing maybe it?s time to revamp your resume
- Optimizing Your Resume For An Internal Promotion
While many people believe that the only time a resume is required is in support of an application for a position with a new employer, another instance where a resume could be utilised, is to enhance a candidate's application for an internal position.
- Getting Back On The Career Track
Janice was re-entering the workforce after a lengthy career break due to family commitments, and during the early stages of her first appointment it was apparent that she was really quite disheartened about her prospects of securing a role similar to her last paid employment.
- Resume Writing Tips
Due to the increasing competitiveness of today's job market, the job seeker is required to be far more aggressive in their overall job search campaign, particularly when developing their career-marketing document - the resume.
- Cover Letters: Trash or Treasure?
Ask 100 hiring managers if they read cover letters that accompany resumes and you may get 101 different answers, such as these in a recent discussion on Electronic Recruiting Exchange.
- The Write Stuff
Before you spend an hour composing a cover letter, spend ten minutes reading through this section. These tips are designed to help you improve your written communication. And better communication, should help you market yourself and your business better.