Category: Resume Writing

“A Profile Picture On Your Resume!?” Having Your Resume Stand out Without Really ‘Standing Out!’

If you asked me this question ten years ago if I ever would have expected to see resumes with profile pictures on them, I would answer a quick ‘no.’ However, what about now in 2012? With the unemployment rate being so high and the competition for jobs so much more severe, would including a profile […]

Job-Specific Resumes – Are they worth the time and effort?

Do you have just one general resume that you continually send out to the void and hope something sticks? The great debate on resume quality versus quantity is certainly applicable when it comes to job searching. Although it is important to have a ‘general’ resume, it is equally important that you tailor your resume to […]

Resume Writing: The Importance of First Impressions

Your resume is one of the most important elements in your job search. Not only does it represent your skills and experiences, it also provides the hiring manager with insight into your professionalism and competence. Having a poorly written resume and/or cover letter may end up costing you the job purely because a hiring manager […]