Resume Writing & Job Search Blog

Why Job Seekers Should Not Be Blasting Out the Resume

For many job seekers, a common line of thinking is that the greater exposure one’s resume gets, the higher his or her chances are at getting hired. That’s not necessarily how it works! Oftentimes, unsolicited emails and resumes get ignored by recruiters. There are many reasons to why that is, including: Security Concerns One corrupt email or attachment is all…
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The Most Meaningless Words on the Resume and CV

A well-written resume and CV will be optimized with keywords that the employer and recruiters are looking for, but that doesn’t mean that any words can be thrown on the paper. Words must be put in context to show how your experience and skills carry out results on the job. At the same time, using descriptive words like leader, creative,…
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Deliverables for a Successful Job Hunt

Just like many other things in life, the better you’re prepared for job hunting, the more likely you’ll succeed in finding a job. When it comes to job hunting, don’t jump into it blindsided. In many cases, you’ll only have one shot to make the right impression with employers. Head into it ready and prepared with the right tools. Here…
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Networking through Alumni to Help Find Your Next Job

Whether you’re a new graduate or someone with many years of experience under your belt, networking can improve the results of your job search. It’s a known fact that networking has a significantly greater effectiveness rate over using job boards and recruiters (for some experience levels). Even if you don’t have a well-established network, there are ways to start building…
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Writing the International Resume to Apply for Jobs Overseas

As if writing the resume and a curriculum vitae (CV) wasn’t complicated enough, if you’re looking to apply for a job overseas, you will need an international resume. An international resume is particularly suited for when you apply to a job with an overseas-based company. Some countries may still refer to the international resume as a CV, but it is…
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