Resume Strategies for Those Transitioning Careers

Resume Strategies for Those Transitioning Careers

The U.S. Labor Department recently said that the average person changes careers (thats careers, not jobs) 3-5 times during their lifetime. Whether you're a mother re-entering the workforce after a leave of absence or you're transitioning from the military to civilian...

The Importance of a Cover Letter to Your Job Search

The Importance of a Cover Letter to Your Job Search

Youve probably heard this statement before from recruiters or career counselors: in addition to your resume, you must have a cover letter. Never has the cover letter been as important as now. With the recession improving only marginally for thousands of job seekers...

Resume Writing Tips for Disabled Americans

Resume Writing Tips for Disabled Americans

If you are a person with a disability, one of the first considerations you make during your jobs search is to decide if you will or will not disclose your disability. While being transparent during the interview process is recommended, when writing a resume you do not need...

Resume Writing Tips for Women

Resume Writing Tips for Women

Modesty is a virtue. But when it comes to writing a resume women should throw that old adage out the window. Its time to toot your own horn! When writing a resume, women have a tendency to downplay their own accomplishments which can impede the impact...

What are the Different Types of Resume Formats?

What are the Different Types of Resume Formats?

Resumes are like advertisements. As such, its important to decide which type of ad in this case, format - you will use before you begin the resume writing process. Depending on the type of job you are applying to, different resume formats may apply...

Translating Your Military Experience into a Resume

Translating Your Military Experience into a Resume

Crafting a polished resume is a difficult task for most. This, however, is an unavoidable part of the job search process; one that can be more challenging for veterans. Not only can they be unsure of how to translate their military experience into civilian terms, but...

Resume Writing Strategies for Bilingual Professionals

Resume Writing Strategies for Bilingual Professionals

As a bilingual job seeker, you boast a very special skill that is in top demand by many companies. A polished, well-written resume that highlights this aptitude will help you gain an audience with employers in many industries, including healthcare, financial...

Resume Writing Tips for College Grads and Other Entry Level Job
			Seekers

Resume Writing Tips for College Grads and Other Entry Level Job Seekers

A strong, well written resume is an invaluable tool for your job hunting success. And for entry-level job seekers, like college grads, it's even more critical. Since you may not have any on-the-job...

Promotions and Longevity: Are You Giving Yourself Credit?

Promotions and Longevity: Are You Giving Yourself Credit?

Many job seekers we work with worry about the appearance of job-hopping on their resumes. Job-hopping is a common concern today, not only because of layoffs due to the economy, but because of the perception that Generation Y workers often quit their jobs...

Common Resume Questions-Answered!

Common Resume Questions-Answered!

1.Should I use my middle initial on my resume? Using a middle initial makes the most sense for people with fairly common last names. One way to help with this decision is to search your name on LinkedIn and see how many results are returned.

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