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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

  • 5 Overlooked Design Tips to Set You Apart & Get You a Job

    Whether you consciously think about it or not, design has an influence on the decisions you make every day -- the phone you use, couch you purchase, shoes you wear, and websites you visit. Why is it then, that the concept of design still … Read more...

  • The 8 Most Common Resume Mistakes

    Companies don't hire resumes, they hire people. But your resume is often what gets you in the door, so if you can't get the interview it's nearly impossible to win someone over. Here are eight resume blunders you NEVER want to make. Read more...

  • 5 Resume Strategies That Will Get You Hired

    There are so many different aspects to a great resume -- content, wording, style, format, design -- but most importantly, strategy. The strategy part is where most people miss the boat and fall in the water. Read more...

  • Is the Traditional Resume Obsolete?

    For most of us, working on a resume is pretty uninspiring stuff. Fire up Microsoft Word, search for synonyms for “experience,” fiddle with the spacing until everything is lined up just so. Should the font be Arial or Times New Roman? … Read more...

  • Social Networking for Career Success

    Would you study and memorize all of your friends' contact information even though you had a working smartphone? How about doing the dishes by hand despite an operational dishwasher in your kitchen? Of course you wouldn't, because both of … Read more...

  • 4 Things You're Doing Wrong on Your Resume

    Hiring managers see thousands upon thousands of resumes every year. That's why job seekers have to stand out in a crowd if they harboring any hope they'll be hired. Read more...

  • Headhunter Hiring Secrets

    Most people think of games as fun entertainment. But searching for a job and getting hired is a game too, and it's one that many people have been playing for far too long in these tough economic times. And one of the big problems is many of … Read more...

  • 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...