One Size Doesn’t Fit All! Adjust Your Resume for the Job

If you’re like many job seekers, you have one resume that you send out every time you apply for a job. You tailor your cover letter for each position, but you treat your resume as a “set it and forget it” type of document. This is a common mistake that can cost you the chance… Read more »

Resume Inflation: Top 5 Overstatements

The Bluster and Blarney of Today’s Job Seeker Filling out your job history? Why settle for being a waitress when you can be a Dining Experience Liaison? While there’s nothing wrong with being a garbage collector, Waste Management Technician does have a certain ring to it. These types of exaggerations, termed “resume inflation” are on… Read more »

Resume Inflation: Top 5 Overstatements

The Bluster and Blarney of Today’s Job Seeker Filling out your job history? Why settle for being a waitress when you can be a Dining Experience Liaison? While there’s nothing wrong with being a garbage collector, Waste Management Technician does have a certain ring to it. These types of exaggerations, termed “resume inflation” are on… Read more »

Work Gaps? No Experience? Volunteer Positions Can Be Resumé Gold

Job Search Advice for the New Year: Volunteer  If seeking a job is your goal for 2015, then you’re probably taking a hard look at your resumé this month. After all, the decision to hire begins with your resumé or application. If you’ve been out of work for a while, or if your skills and… Read more »

Why You Didn’t Get The Job

Don’t Be a Casualty of These Job Application & Resume Slipups  It’s a common scenario for the job seeker: They hear about the perfect job opening, but when they apply, their application seems to disappear into the ether. If this sounds like your job search routine, you could be falling into one of the lesser-known… Read more »