How Good is Your Resume Writer?

How can you tell if your resume writer is good? The best resume writer creates resumes that get her clients interviews, but you shouldn’t judge the quality of a resume writer based on how many get job offers her clients get. Here’s why: you could have the best resume in the world, and it might

5 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting Results

If your resume isn’t getting results, you’re probably making one of these common mistakes. But first, let’s be clear about the type of result you should expect; the immediate result of a great resume is a call asking you to come in for an interview. That’s what you’re aiming for, so avoid these 5 resume

Do You Have Gaps in Your Resume?

You already know that gaps in your resume that point to periods of unemployment will cause some recruiters and hiring managers to reject your resume. That’s unfair, but it’s a reality, so let’s discuss some ways to hide or explain the gap in such a way as to avoid rejection. The reason for the gap

Is a College Degree Necessary to Get a Good Job?

You want to know – before you make a huge financial investment – is a college degree necessary to get a good job. I’m not going to repeat the gazillions of studies and statistics that prove that candidates without college degrees earn less than those who have them, nor will I bore you by repeating

How Saavy College Students Prepare to Get Hired

College students: you’ve been misled; employers don’t care about the courses you’ve taken, or even, in most cases, your GPA. Saavy college students prepare to get hired by learning what employers are looking for, and it’s got nothing to do with what you’ve been concerned with throughout your life as a student. Students are understandably

Here’s What Recruiters Look for in Your Resume

It doesn’t matter what you think your resume should include; you need to be aware of what recruiters look for. Maybe you’ve shopped your resume around to your family and friends or campus career center for their opinions. But truthfully, the only opinions that really matter belong to the people reading your resume – your

How Bilingual Skills Impact Your Resume

Did you know that most Europeans have, at minimum, bilingual skills and can carry on a conversation or do business in at least one other language? According to the U.K. newspaper, The Guardian, “over half of Europeans (54%) are able to hold a conversation in at least one additional language, a quarter (25%) are able