When a Functional Resume Works Against You?

The functional resume. Yes, there is a place for it among job seekers. Basically, a functional resume allows a job seeker to focus on skills, talents, and accomplishments rather than a chronological employment history. The job candidates who use functional resumes usually fall into three categories: 1. Candidates are in a career transition This means … Continue reading “When a Functional Resume Works Against You?”

Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Resume Writer

Also popularly known as a Curriculum Vitae or more popularly known by the abbreviation ‘CV’, a resume is a brief account of your work experience. Resume is your professional introduction that precedes your physical presence, for a probable consequent outcome such as a personal interview, or a distant conversation such as a voice call.  For this, … Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Hiring a Resume Writer”

A Breakdown of the Different Parts of A Resume

The resume is your first step while searching for a job and that has to be perfect. Whichever resume you opt for, video resume, audio resume or the plain text resume it has to be interesting to leave the employer curios enough to know more about you. Though video resumes are fast catching the frenzy of … Continue reading “A Breakdown of the Different Parts of A Resume”

7-Steps Foolproof Job Search Guide

According to Glassdoor, the average job opening attracts around 250 candidates, so no wonder why most of the job seekers experience more failures than wins. What if you couldn’t find a job for a long time because you missed on or failed something really important? Don’t worry — the only thing you need to do is … Continue reading “7-Steps Foolproof Job Search Guide”

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”