7 Skills to Put On Your Resume When Looking for Your First Job

Creating a resume for your first job can be a daunting task. With minimal or no exposure to the corporate world, it could be challenging to create a resume that checks all the right boxes and stands out of the crowd. While most of the resume has the usual suspects – candidates details, education qualifications, … Continue reading “7 Skills to Put On Your Resume When Looking for Your First Job”

Making a Career Change: How to Prove You’re the Perfect Fit

Making a career change can be a daunting prospect. As well as the uncertainty that comes with quitting a secure job, there’s the added pressure of convincing potential employers you’re the right person to work in a field you have little or no experience in. But changing your career path is completely achievable – most … Continue reading “Making a Career Change: How to Prove You’re the Perfect Fit”

5 Ways to Make Your First Impression Last

“The jobs don’t exist – they’re all fake”, “your CV just goes into a black hole”, “I’ll never find anything, I don’t have enough experience.” If you are job hunting with very little success, these are phrases you have probably uttered (or you they may just have crossed your mind). In some cases, they may … Continue reading “5 Ways to Make Your First Impression Last”

3 Resume Tips for Educators

Whether you’re just about to graduate from an education degree or are keen to change jobs soon, it’s important to do everything you can to stand out from the crowd in the application process. Since your resume is typically the first thing recruiters and employers look at when searching for new employees, this document needs to … Continue reading “3 Resume Tips for Educators”

Why Working Remotely Is a Great Part Of Your Resume?

Everyone who has done some remote work in the past knows that this career choice can be very rewarding. The benefits of working from home are numerous, and not only from a financial perspective. Truth to be told, the flexibility is often what pulls people in doing remote work, but not everyone acknowledges how grand this experience … Continue reading “Why Working Remotely Is a Great Part Of Your Resume?”

10 Unnecessary Things Job Seekers Keep Putting On Their Resume

A professional, well-written resume is key to a successful job search. Generally, the resume should highlight your skills, experiences, work history, and achievements that are relevant to the role you’re applying for. However, many job seekers commit the mistake of including things that are not only unnecessary but can also break the deal. What you … Continue reading “10 Unnecessary Things Job Seekers Keep Putting On Their Resume”

6 Top CV Lies – How to Spot Them?

Lying on your CV might sound a bit pointless – after all, you aren’t likely to get the job if you get caught out.  Yet figures show that one-third of people lie on the CVs and the problem is so big that the UK Fraud Prevention Office even got involved a couple of years ago, … Continue reading “6 Top CV Lies – How to Spot Them?”

8 Resume Factors That Can Improve Your Hireability Up to 160%

A resume is like the first knock on a company’s door that if you want to get answered, should be loud, clear, and inviting. Never misinterpret your resume as a mere piece of paper carrying your career info. Or think that it’s the personal interview that requires all the hard work. No, no, no and … Continue reading “8 Resume Factors That Can Improve Your Hireability Up to 160%”