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