When posing the question, “Must I include a reference page on a resume?” you will want to consider the current job market, the state of the world in general, and the fierce competition that you confront in your job search. After the tragic events of 9/11, employers became more attentive in verifying the data contained […]
Having never written a resume cover letter, many job applicants are uncertain as to the nature of such a document. If you are one of these candidates, know that a cover letter for resume may also be known as a “letter of intent.” Designed to precede the resume in a candidate’s package, whether by hard […]
What is a resume maker? The answer is two-fold. As a software application released several years ago, Resume Maker appeared to offer salvation to job seekers with no notion of how to present themselves to potential employers. Providing a fundamental template or layout into which job candidates typed their most basic information, the software was […]
In your quest to get the jump on your competition in the job market, you may be tempted to trawl the Internet in search of free sample resumes. In truth, nothing in life is free. Like the apple offered to Adam in the Garden of Eden, this temptation is one that is best avoided.
In the midst of a lagging economy, new resume helpers pop suddenly out of cyberspace. We saw it happen in the aftermath of the tragic events of 9/11; we are seeing it happen again, in the worst recession in our nation’s history. As a resume helper in whose hands future careers lie, a writer must […]
As the government debates tossing a multi-billion dollar lifeline to struggling car manufacturers, there seems to be no end in sight for this recession. No industry, no company, no job function, no employee is safe. With so many candidates vying for employment in this unstable environment, you need to stand head and shoulders above the […]