The Truth About Cover Letters

There is a lot of hype about cover letters and articles on how to write a proper cover letter. However, as a recruiter and someone who reads as man ... read more

6 Important Questions to Ask Yourself When Writing a Cover Letter

Many job seekers tend to consider the cover letter inferior to the resume, thus committing one of the worst mistakes in job-hunting. Perhaps this i ... read more

Top Resume Don'ts

Everyone knows that if you are looking for a new career you need to put your resume together. Too often, it's not handled in the most effective/imp ... read more

A Good Vs Bad Resume

In writing a resume every detail contributes; it is much like writing a paper for school. Just like teachers, hiring managers look for a persuasive ... read more

Importance of a Cover Letter (From a Hiring Manager's Perspective)

Looking for a new job, or a better job? You already know just how important your resume is. But, in spite of what you may think, the cover letter i ... read more

How to Write a Successful CV?

All aspiring professionals know the importance of a good CV as it is not just a page but it's a reflection of all your qualifications, experiences, ... read more

How to Create a Resume Heading

The heading portion of your resume is arguably the most important part of your resume. This section gives the employer your name and provides them ... read more

What You Need To Know About Resumes

A resume is supposed to give your employer a picture of who you are. When the employer goes through your resume, he/she should be able to know your ... read more

The Key Information For Your Resume Work History

Every single resume you ever make will include your work history. Your work history will include four main details that provide crucial information ... read more

Including Graphics on a Resume?

If adding a graphic or other design element to your resume frightens you, findings recorded in the 2014 white paper produced by Career Thought Lead ... read more

What's Next In Resumes? The Prezume!

After returning from the National Resume Writers' Association's national convention in Denver this past September, I set myself to work reviewing m ... read more

Resume Strategy For Career Changers: Reverse Chronological or Functional?

How many times have you actually written a resume that inspired someone to call you? If you're like most people, this has probably only happened a ... read more

Do I Really Need a Cover Letter?

Given the constant changes in technology, sometimes you wonder whether or not to put a cover letter with your resume. How long should it be? Should ... read more

What Hiring Managers Look For In Your CV

The large influx of CVs that any Hiring Manager receives for a single position means that, not only does yours have to stand out to be considered, ... read more

Why Updating Your Resume Stinks Just As Much As Doing Taxes and How to Change This

You SURVIVED another dreaded tax deadline (YAY)!!! I don't know about you but even when I'm getting money back from the government I'm still ... read more