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Resume Tips

Getting a job almost always starts with a stellar resume. It's what gets you noticed and it's your ticket to job interviews. With so many other people applying for the same job, if your resume is lackluster or not up to snuff then you're doomed to slip through the cracks and blend in with the crowd. That's why we've brought in experts and written invaluable articles that will not only help you create a superior resume, but point out common pitfalls and resume blunders you should avoid at all costs.

Resume Tips Advice

  • Job Search 101: Seven Keys to a Killer Cover Letter

    Most job seekers understand the value and importance of a well-organized resume but spend far less energy on crafting a strong cover letter. What they fail to realize is that resumes and cover letters go hand-in-hand. Read more...

  • Making Mom Marketable

    At some point, several of those who have put their careers on back burner will make the decision to re-enter the workforce; sometimes driven by economic factors such as rising gas prices or jobs cuts. Chicago outplacement consultants … Read more...

  • The Great Unknown

    A glance at the newspaper headlines in the past few months tells a disturbing story. Whether or not one uses the dreaded "R" word, it's clear that more and more companies are reevaluating their workforce. Instead of worrying about your job … Read more...

  • 10 Steps to a Better Resume

    There is no right or wrong way to write a resume. But competition for jobs is fierce right now. You need to develop a resume that sets you apart from the masses. It can’t be a passive piece of paper. It must be a passionate representation … Read more...

  • Seven Keys to a Killer Cover Letter

    Most job seekers understand the value and importance of a well-organized resume but spend far less energy on crafting a strong cover letter. What they fail to realize is that resumes and cover letters go hand-in-hand. Read more...

  • How to Prepare for an Emergency Job Search

    Start Preparing Today. Sign up for Job Alerts and recieve a daily update of the latest job listings from our partners in 1 email! Research, Jobs, Relocation, Education. Read our tips on References, Cover Letters, Resumes, Networking. Read more...

  • 10 Guerilla Job Hunting Tactics

    As every job seeker knows, it's a jungle out there. So, when conventional approaches to your search leave you feeling defeated, it may be time to consider something unconventional. Here are 10 tips every "guerilla job hunter" should … Read more...

  • 10 Things to Never Put on Your Resume

    For job seekers, the resume may be the most important document they need. After all, what's on that simple piece of paper can mean the difference between landing an interview and landing in the circular file. While most job seekers … Read more...

  • Job Postings: What They Say vs. What They Mean

    Job postings range from regurgitated job descriptions to carefully crafted sales pitches. Read more...

  • Get Noticed and Get the Job: 14 Job Search Tips

    According to recent statistics put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 9.5% of all Americans are unemployed and looking for jobs. Add those who are looking for promotions or are simply exploring change, and it's probable that the … Read more...