After years of sifting through hundreds of resumés I have come up with a few tips on how to increase your chances of having your resumé chosen among the sea of applicants. Your biggest challenge is making your cover letter and resumé speak for you.
It costs less to hire students and new grads than it does to hold onto more experienced workers in senior roles. Most of us are just happy to get a job and, given the current economy, we know that in most cases we can’t expect or demand huge salaries.
If your network of family and friends is anything like mine, it has undoubtedly been affected by the current economic situation. While catching up with family over the holidays, I’ve heard a handful of stories from some who have already been laid off and others who are crossing their fingers while co-workers with less seniority […]
But I have some friends on Facebook who should probably edit their profiles for a number of reasons, and not just for job searching purposes. It doesn’t take more than a few minutes to find pictures of them and information about them that would make anybody – not just recruiters – think less of them.