How to Transform Everyday Tasks into Resume-Worthy Quantifiable Achievements

When it comes to resumes and LinkedIn profile reading, nothing screams “achievement” in my experience more than statistics and numerical figures. Why? Numbers let the reader see your bottom-line achievements without the need for fluffy adjectives and descriptive language. We All Have Numbers For those in sales who are responsible for meeting quotas on a … Continue reading “How to Transform Everyday Tasks into Resume-Worthy Quantifiable Achievements”

CV Writing Tips for a Project Manager Position

Writing your CV as a Project Manager can be almost as complex as the projects you manage. With a role that involves the coordination of many people and activities, it can be tricky to squeeze of all your knowledge and experience into 2 pages. Although every project managers’ CV will be unique to them, there … Continue reading “CV Writing Tips for a Project Manager Position”

#34- Competing in Today’s Job Market with Daisy Wright

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:26 — 26.4MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSDaisy Wright is a certified career management and leadership coach who collaborates with executives, managers and mid-career professionals in order to help them get hired faster. Daisy … Continue reading “#34- Competing in Today’s Job Market with Daisy Wright”

#33- Job Search and Career Change Tips with Caroline Ceniza-Levine

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:36 — 33.0MB)Subscribe to The CareerMetis Podcast iTunes | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSCaroline Ceniza-Levine is a former management consultant and recruiter who started Six Figure Start back in 2008 for job seekers, career changers and those who are employed … Continue reading “#33- Job Search and Career Change Tips with Caroline Ceniza-Levine”

10 Essential CV Writing Verbs

When it comes to the wording you use within your CV/resume, nothing is more important than the verbs you include. Verbs are commonly known as “doing words” and describe the actions you take to complete a task. Therefore it’s understandable that employers rely heavily on verbs to comprehend your input into your previous employers’ success. … Continue reading “10 Essential CV Writing Verbs”

5 Essential CV Writing Rules

When you’re on the hunt for a new job opportunity, it pays to understand the rules and guidelines of employer CV expectations. So StandOut CV have provided 5 essential CV writing rules to follow if you want to ensure your CV gets attention for employers. Ensure that your CV is specifically targeted towards one type … Continue reading “5 Essential CV Writing Rules”

Please Remove These 7 Things From Your Resume

You never know when you will be put in a position of looking for another job. Anything can happen. The economy can squash your job, or your boss can show you the door. Perhaps, you’d just like to look elsewhere for a challenge or better remuneration. One way or another, you’ll always have to keep … Continue reading “Please Remove These 7 Things From Your Resume”

Top 6 CV Writing Tips for Your Study Abroad Application

Applying for a College or University abroad you should be ready to submit a CV or resume, especially in case you claim for a graduate degree program, research position or a scholarship. Here are six tips to create irresistible Curriculum Vitae. 1. Information The length of CV shouldn’t exceed two pages. These two pages have … Continue reading “Top 6 CV Writing Tips for Your Study Abroad Application”

Writing The Perfect Cover Letter To Land That Dream Job

Many job applicants think a cover letter is so “last century.” Not true. Unless a job posting specifically says “no cover letter necessary,” you will need to create one to go along with your submitted resume. And if you think that you can create a generic cover letter for all of your resumes, think again. … Continue reading “Writing The Perfect Cover Letter To Land That Dream Job”

How to Write a Stunning Resume as a Freelancer

Calm down. Nobody is telling you to look for a job. You are a freelancer (and so I am), and we both know how much we dread the idea of being stuck in an office 9 to 5. But, even as a freelancer, sometimes you might be prompted by a company or individual to send … Continue reading “How to Write a Stunning Resume as a Freelancer”