What Do I Do If I Have Gaps in My Resume?

When the job market is volatile, many qualified candidates are experiencing job gaps that might be difficult to explain. Through no fault of your own, you may have been laid off or a company could have closed out from under you. Until very recently, new jobs were harder to find and having a gap made… Read more »

5 Skills That Bring Your Resume to the Top

Sending your resume in for a job posting online can be a risky endeavor. Hundreds of other potential candidates may have done the same thing, and a recruiter or hiring manager will need to review and reduce the number of applicants before they make the next move. As a job seeker, your only job is… Read more »

Don’t Be Shy – Show Your Actual Production on the Resume

We have been raised in a culture where bragging is looked down upon. It has even become an issue with accepting praise when you’ve done a good job. You may respond with things like, “thanks, but I really didn’t do anything special.” But when you’re looking for a job, your ability to share your accomplishments… Read more »

Do Some Spring Cleaning On Your Resume

When was the last time you got your resume out and dusted it off for a job search? It is very common for working adults to ignore their resume while they’re gainfully employed, which can lead to absolute panic when they need it again. The spring is a popular time for cleaning and sprucing up… Read more »

Spleling Cuonts: 3 Ways to prevent typos and grammar mistakes from costing you job offers.

From a young age, we were taught to dot our i’s and cross our t’s. Yet, as adults, checking our work for typos and basic grammar is far from the highest priority. While it might not be your highest priority, grammar and spelling are essential parts of your job search. Hiring managers may see several… Read more »