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Thank You/Follow-up Letters: What do They Have to do with Landing a Job?

August 29, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Although you are headed in the right direction by getting your resume and cover letter done professionally, the one important thing that many job-seekers fail to remember is how important thank-you letters or post cards are to the business-2-business relationship.

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Job Search Engines Tips

August 18, 2016 - Posted to Job Interview

A job search generally starts from a job portal. HR’s (Hiring Recruiter) from a start up to big MNC’s (Multi-National Corporations), outsource a chunk of their search to various job portals. Meaning, thousands of people are competing for a single opening in an organization. To cut through the clutter, you need to know the basic working principle of job search engines. While there are various job search websites, the basic principle of job searches remain the same. In this article we will explore some of the methods through which you can be successful in landing a job.

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Video Resumes: Do Employers Want Them?

July 14, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

A few years ago, the infographic resume was trending. It might not have gained mainstream acceptance, but in more creative fields it was seen as a good thing. Many job seekers have opted to create infographic resumes in addition to their traditional one. Now, the video resume appears to be the newest trend on the horizon. Does this mean you should jump on the bandwagon, and use video resumes to impress potential employers? That depends. Are you in the right line of work? Are you willing to invest the time and money to produce a high-quality video resume? This article is going to delve into the does and don’ts of video resumes, provide you with some great examples, and help you to determine if video resumes are right for you.

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The Stress Interview: What is It and How Can You Survive?

July 13, 2016 - Posted to Job Interview

You go into a job interview expecting to have a sincere, productive conversation with a hiring manager. You want to impress the interviewer and you have prepared for all of the typical questions, practiced your answers, and are ready to roll. You sit down and the first thing out of that interviewer’s mouth is this: “By the looks of your resume, you haven’t accomplished much, have you?” Stunned, you don’t know what to say. Welcome to the “stress interview” – it is more common than you might think.

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What Makes a Good LinkedIn Profile: Tips and Advice

July 12, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Everybody is on LinkedIn. This means two things. First, if you aren’t present on LinkedIn right now, you need to do the work of setting up your profile. Then, you need to learn how to make a good LinkedIn profile. After all, if everybody has a LinkedIn, you're going to need to know how to write a good profile, if you want to stand out in a crowded field. You can consider this a guide full of LinkedIn profile tips and other advice for folks who are new to this important networking platform.

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Top 6 Online Educational Courses for Digital Marketing Beginners

June 24, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

No matter what type of post-secondary educational program you are completing or have completed, at some point you will be looking for your first career opportunity. You may be seeking employment with an existing business or a fresh startup; you may have decided to become an entrepreneur yourself.

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Dream Job Interview: How to Leave a Strong Lasting Impression

June 08, 2016 - Posted to Job Interview

You have worked hard to come to the point where you finally are educated enough to pursue your dream job. Begin the process by starting a journal of what you think your dream job would be.

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Awesome Cover Letter Examples for College Students

May 26, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Graduation is over. Degree in hand, you are now ready to get your career started. That means your resume has to pop out the eyes of a prospective employer, or hit the trash pile along with the other candidates that didn’t take the time to realize how important this one document is.

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Rules of Writing Great Cover Letter That Will Engage Employers

May 26, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

Writing your first cover letter and resume can be tricky. You have little to no experience to show to your future employers and the only thing you have going for you is your youth, energy and fresh perspective. Don’t worry, because this is what many modern companies are actually looking for. The trick is finding a way to sell that potential to your employer and let them know that you are the right person for them.

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6 Tips For Writing a Great Entry Level IT Resume

April 11, 2016 - Posted to Resume Tips

If you are a recent graduate looking for your first job in the IT field, you are working against a lot of competition. Because of this, the quality of your resume is extremely important. That’s a challenging task if you haven’t had much experience writing any type of resume, let alone an entry level IT resume. The good news is that you can relax a bit. We have 6 tips that you can use to help create a great resume.

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