All Blog Posts Tagged 'resume' (355)

How to write a personal statement for your CV

A powerful CV will invariably include a personal statement, otherwise called a profile or career summary. The aim is to enable the recruiter to quickly identify the strategic value you can add to their…


Added by Marie Mendez on November 24, 2015 at 3:06pm — No Comments

10 online tools to write a triumphant resume

t’s not that easy to get a good job these days. There are dozens of candidates and sometimes hundreds of them, applying for one single post. In this situation, your qualifications are not enough anymore. One needs to make an impression from the first look! And so, you must create an appealing resume that will determine HR persons call you right away.



Added by Julie Petersen on November 24, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

Resume of James Bond [infographic]

The whole world is in anticipation of the new James Bond movie – SPECTRE. Some of you have already seen it, some of you have to wait for a few more days. 

In honor of the 007 agent we have created a TOP SECRET resume filled with information about James Bond you didn’t…


Added by Tomas Ondrejka on November 20, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Career Change: How to Pull Yourself Out of a Boring Job

If you’ve begun to realize you don’t love your job as much as you used to, take comfort in the thought that getting into a career rut is easy. First, you land a great position. Next, you work for the same company for a couple of years and after a while, you learn that your boss never gives your any raises and you have nowhere left to grow.

If this scenario sounds familiar, it might be time to pull yourself out of a dead-end job and find a new, more rewarding career.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on November 19, 2015 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Knowledge is Power: How to Make yourself a Catch for Potential Employers

Doesn’t it seem like everyone is either looking for a job or wishing they had a better one? With so many people looking for a new occupation, it may seem like you will never stand out amongst the seemingly innumerable job seekers.

This is completely…


Added by Anica Oaks on November 10, 2015 at 6:40pm — No Comments

How to Renew Your Resume in Less than an Hour

Just imagine that you have met a person who has good connections and knows people who are hiring. You are making a good impression and right now you are asked to present your resume for further possibilities.

This is a great and quite possible situation, which despite being very promising…


Added by Cindy Mayer on October 27, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Top 9 Tools to Use to Make Your Writing Look Perfect

  Everyone claims to know how to write but truth be told, very few individuals possess this skill and are capable of writing at the highest level. Even the self-proclaimed professional writers, they tend to sometimes struggle a lot when it comes to writing. As a skill, just like any other practice makes perfect. Writing on a regular basis can increase your level of…


Added by Lynn Usrey on October 13, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Your Resume – Are You Making These 5 Mistakes?

Despite all of the “hoopla” about networking, about a LinkedIn profile, and about alternative paths to obtaining interviews and offers, the resume remains the one constant in all job-seeking activities. There is just no getting around it – that resume is a huge factor in presenting yourself, and it is still the…


Added by Amy J. Cull on October 9, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

How Far Will You Go to Make Your Resume Stand Out?

What are you willing to do to make your resume stand apart from the pack? Would you plaster your face on a giant billboard? Drop off your application in costume? In many lines of work, creativity gets you points. However, it’s important not to go overboard. 

To make your resume…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on October 4, 2015 at 12:52am — No Comments

Tips and Tools for Recent Graduates: How to Write the Perfect Resumes

If you just graduated from college or university, then you must be puzzled by the task of resume writing. You need to send several job applications, but you cannot expect to get a call for an interview if you fail to present yourself as a decent candidate.

How do you catch the attention…


Added by Joyce Sharp on August 6, 2015 at 5:17am — No Comments

Getting Past the Resume

Most resumes suck. And, most job descriptions suck equally or worse. Let's put that stake in the ground. It's a miracle companies ever find candidates for open positions who have any chance of succeeding long-term. Most companies don't know how to articulate what they want and most interviewers…


Added by Skip Graham on August 3, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Modern CV Making: Is Your Résumé Outdated?

With all these rapid changes in technology and computer software, it is getting harder and harder to keep up with the latest trends. However, sometimes this may work to our disadvantage. When it comes to applying for jobs—something humanity has been doing for centuries—if you want to make it, you have to keep up.

You will find hundreds of articles online that give tips on how…


Added by ray holder on July 29, 2015 at 7:29am — No Comments

6 Questions To Avoid When Asked “Do You Have Any Questions For Us?”

Gauging the keenness and knowledge of a candidate are crucial interview components. It is in this context that the poser “Do you have any questions for us?” is asked, usually at the end of an interview. Specifically, the recruiter is testing one’s enthusiasm to work with the…

Added by Avika Shah on June 22, 2015 at 6:40am — 3 Comments

Career Counseling – Do you know what you are in for?

Counseling can play a crucial role in the career choices of a student. It is a process that helps a student determine the right career option through evaluation of the student’s aptitude, general interest and other relevant qualities. Hence, it is advisable to have regular counseling sessions,…

Added by Avika Shah on June 15, 2015 at 6:44am — No Comments

4 Practical Ways in Making Your Resume Employable

Getting a job these days is more pressing now more than ever. Even though the experts are saying that the recession is calming down, Goldman Sach’s soaring profits as an example, the visible effects are still absent among the common worker.…


Added by Ellen Summerhills on June 14, 2015 at 10:22pm — No Comments

How to Deal with Resentment on Performance Appraisal

Admittedly, immediate supervisors and the Human Resources department have it tough during performance appraisals. There are bound to be employees who feel embittered and discriminated at not being promoted, not being…

Added by Avika Shah on June 3, 2015 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

Do you deserve a Salary Increase? Learn how to get the Salary Raise!

Do any of these situations apply to your current job? You've been with your company for an appreciable time, worked diligently and devotedly, constantly met your targets, and have been entrenched in the same pay bracket throughout.…

Added by Avika Shah on May 20, 2015 at 5:37am — No Comments

Knowledge is power, but are recruiters effectively harnessing it?

If there were only one theme dominating recruitment in 2015 it would certainly be this: inundation. The old database model and conventional job boards are colliding with the social media explosion more than ever, leaving recruiters drowning in a mass of information that is…


Added by Sergei Makhmodov on April 24, 2015 at 5:51am — No Comments

10 Tips to write Masterpiece Resume

Framing a great resume is a surefire way of securing your dream job. Doing so, however, requires considerable shrewdness, diligence, and preparedness on your part. Here are 10 prime recommendations for writing a masterful resume and emphatically convincing recruiters to…

Added by Avika Shah on April 22, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments


Career Change

Whether through discovery of a new passion, underutilized skills, facing relocation or simple career burn-out, there comes a point in time when you will find yourself itching for a career change. Unless you’re looking to switch to a very specialized field, becoming a pediatrician for example, you don’t have to start completely from scratch. However, the question…


Added by Recruiter Raya on April 16, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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