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How to Post Your Resume to Online Job Sites

It is common knowledge that you should make your resume stand out, and customize your resume for each job you apply for, but what if you want to post your resume to today’s major online job sites? Most job sites will let you upload multiple resumes, but some...

Common Mistakes on LinkedIn Profiles

As I mentioned in my previous post about LinkedIn, it is becoming more and more important for job seekers in today’s job market to have a LinkedIn profile. Unfortunately, many people rush through the completion of their profiles and end up making costly mistakes....

Tips for Applying to Jobs Online

The process for securing employment in the 21st century is considerably different than in years past, and utilizing the internet to apply for jobs is a daily task for job seekers. Although internet-savvy people can easily navigate complex websites and apply for jobs,...

How to Choose a Resume Writing Service

If you have watched the news or read a newspaper within the past 5-6 years, you are well aware that the job market in the United States is considerably tougher than it has been in the past. Because of this, many job seekers are turning to professional resume writing...

Simple Tips to Improve your Resume’s Appearance

Although it is widely accepted that the content of your resume is more important than its appearance, a good design and proper formatting can make your resume look much more appealing to potential employers. It is important to help your resume stand out with a...

How to Tailor a Resume to a Job Description

A high percentage of job seekers secure employment via the internet in today’s job market, and part of the process is finding and applying to jobs online. Jobs can be found on Craigslist or major job boards, like Monster, Indeed, and CareerBuilder. Typically...

The Three “R’s” of Resume Writing

To ensure your resume is effective, follow the three R’s of resume writing: Relevance, Results, and Realism. There are many factors to consider when writing your resume, but these three characteristics are incredibly important and will ultimately affect how well...

How to List Achievements on Your Resume

Listing achievements on your resume is perhaps the best way to grab an employer’s attention and set yourself apart from your competition, but you can increase the impact of your achievements with a few simple strategies. You can write the exact same achievement...

Branding Your Resume as a Differentiation Strategy

Applying for a new job or career you desire may feel overwhelming, especially when you are updating your resume and submitting job applications right from home. Knowing how to properly brand your resume as a differentiation strategy can help you to get ahead of others...

How to Plan for Your Resume’s Future

There are several articles online about how to fix or cover up weaknesses on your resume, but very few on how to avoid creating these weaknesses in the first place. As we all know, it is better to do things right the first time, and your resume is no exception. Below...