Job search sites and blogs, including Education Today, make a big deal about your resume, about toning that document into a interview-grabbing machine. However, before we even discuss resumes or interviews, we should talking about what you should be doing in the workplace to have a great resume. After all, if you do not perform… Read More

What is in a word? A whole lot, especially when it comes to your resume. As we have said again and again, hiring managers have only seconds to scan through your resume and their eyes are looking for words that stand out, words that tell them in a fraction of a second that your resume… Read More

I bet you never thought of business networking like a vegetable garden. Such an image seems far away from the dreaded experience of walking up to people and trying to convince them to be your friend so you can use them later to get a job. But, in actuality, networking is more than going to… Read More

If you have read our previous posts How to Write Your Resume Cover Letter: Parts One and Two, then you are ready to finish up your cover letter. If you have not yet, we highly recommend that you read those posts first before continuing on below. If you have followed our previous two posts, you… Read More

If you have already gone through our post “How to Write Your Resume Cover Letter: Part One,” you have successfully created the Employer Information and Subject Line of your cover letter, and you are ready to start writing the body of your letter. In this post, we will cover the first and second paragraphs of… Read More

If you have composed your resume header as outlined in our post “How to Write Your Resume Header,” then you are ready to start on your Objective. An Objective is a one- to three-line statement that tells why you are submitting your resume to the organization. As we mentioned in our post “How to Format… Read More

Sometimes to referred to as a letterhead, your header sits at the top of the page. It tells the employer who the resume belongs to and how to reach them. While it should not be too flashy, it should make it easy for them to see and remember, After all, if they are impressed by… Read More

As you sit down to write your resume, you will want to be aware of the importance of formatting. If you format your resume correctly, it will be easy for the employer to skim through it and see your best attributes. However, if you format it incorrectly, it will be too cluttered or confusing for… Read More

Everybody needs a resume nowadays. When you are applying for almost any job, a resume tells the employer everything they need to decide whether they want to interview you or not. Unfortunately, resumes can also be intimidating. To make it easier for you, we have provided a series of posts to walk you through the… Read More