Resume Writing & Job Search Blog

Determining What Short-Term Work is Resume Worthy

Almost everyone has had some form of short-term work experience. In some cases, it may have helped support the career path you are currently involved in. Questions one may ask include: “What short-term work experiences are resume-worthy?” and “What factors should be considered when deciding whether the experience should be on the resume?” There is no one answer that will…
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Facebook Jobs: A New Outlet for Job Hunting

When job hunting, it pays to explore other avenues, especially newly launched avenues because you’ll be facing less competition. One of the newest job search avenues is Facebook Jobs. It has announced that it’s partnering with ZipRecruiter and other job aggregators to make the social media platform stronger with career-focused features. It may not be the primary go-to destination for…
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3 Things That Give You the Strongest Chance of Getting Hired

In the eyes of the employer, the best fitting candidate for a job is bound to have met at least one of the three criteria we’re about to tell you about, if not all. Those who are hired typically have proved themselves the best fitting for the job by simply doing three things that you can achieve as well. Hiring…
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What to Do If You’re Still Job Hunting Months After Graduation

Whether it’s just dawned on you that months have gone by since graduation and you’re still unemployed, or that you’ve been hitting the pavement for months job searching with no results, don’t panic just yet! The fact of the matter is that you’re not alone. While the unemployment rates have been looking better, not everyone is out of the woods.…
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Why Job Seekers Should Avoid Resume Templates at All Costs

If you’re a job seeker looking to stand out from the competition, you’ll want to avoid the cookie-cutter resume templates at all costs. As simple and easy as it may be to download one, or to go with a resume service provider who’ll offer you a completed resume based off a template, the fact is hiring managers can quickly see…
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