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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

  • How to Identify Your Greatest Professional Accomplishment

    When I help prepare people for interviews, they inevitably ask how to respond to the "What is your greatest weakness?" question. It's important to be able to identify and discuss something you are actively improving regarding your … Read more...

  • How to Get Hired in a Tough Market

    In this podcast you'll learn about Hard vs. Soft skills, the importance of highlighting the right skillsets and matching them to your interests, creating and refining your "1 Minute Commercial," when to use chronological resumes as opposed … Read more...

  • 4 Tips for Starting a Job Search from Scratch

    Whether you are fresh out of college, having a midlife career change or deciding retirement isn’t for you, you first must realize job searching has changed. It's different than it was a decade ago, and it's different than it was last year. Read more...

  • 10 Tips for Job Hunters Over 50

    While the U.S. job market continues to make slow but steady gains, finding a job in the current economy is still challenging. All job seekers today face significantly more obstacles than they did a decade ago, but those over the age of 50 … Read more...

  • How to Get Around Salary Boxes on an Online Job Application

    You've seen them and you hate them. The box you come up against during an online job application that makes you specify a salary requirement with a numeric value. Despite all the experts telling you not to talk salary too soon, this process … Read more...

  • 14 Common Job Hunting Blunders

    Whether you are just starting your professional life or are a seasoned pro looking to make a savvy career move, whether you are between jobs or simply feeling the need to move on, the quality of your job hunt will determine your level of … Read more...

  • 12 Tips for Generating Strong Job Leads

    Whether you are unemployed or simply looking to make a move, in a world where jobs are more competitive than ever, finding a job is a full-time job. You can up the odds of landing a good gig by creating an organized, systematic plan to … Read more...

  • Over 45? Rejuvenate Your Job Search and Get Hired

    The proportion of older workers participating in the labor force is at an all-time high. The problem is, when this group of workers gets down-sized out of a job, they spend much longer looking for new employment than their younger … Read more...

  • 14 Fatal Resume Mistakes

    The adage "You never get a second chance to make a first impression" is never truer than when you submit your resume. Because this is likely the first glimpse of you that employers will get, make it an impressive one. A great resume can … Read more...

  • 14 Creative Strategies that Get You Hired

    While our economy appears to be making gains in other areas, unemployment in this country is still hovering around 9.6%, according to the most recent statistics released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor. If you are currently searching for a … Read more...