resumes

Five Career Mistakes You Might Not Know You're Making

Whatever your chosen profession, we all have something in common: We’re trying to do the best we can in our careers. Of course we aren’t going to gossip about our boss, fail to meet our deadlines, or do anything else to jeopardize our jobs or careers… knowingly.


Jobscan Analyses Your Resume, Helps You Get Past Computer Screeners

Applicant screening software may be all that is standing in the way between you and a job interview. To get past it, you need to make sure your resume has all the relevant keywords matching the job description. That’s where Jobscan comes in.


Cut These Vague And Meaningless Words From Your Resume

Most resumes have to make it through an automated keyword sorter before they even stand a chance at getting a brief examination by an actual human recruiter — and that recruiter is looking for quick reasons to eliminate your resume from the stack. Finding a job almost seems like winning the lottery. You can boost your odds by deleting these words.


Companies That Respond To Resumes Fastest Have The Highest Turnover

If you apply for a job and the company gets back to you immediately, you may think you’ve got lucky and found a really great company that’s interested in your skills. However, a new six year study of over 16,000 businesses shows the opposite: The companies in the biggest hurry to hire often have the highest turnover.


Top 10 Overused Words To Delete From Your Resume

Each year, LinkedIn analyses profiles of members to identify the most-overused terms. The conclusion? If you describe yourself as a responsible passionate expert committed to effective and creative strategy, you are officially so generic as to be unemployable.


4 Unconventional Ways The Internet Can Help You Land A Job

With thousands of new people entering the job market daily, you need to tap every available resource to stand out. The internet can help you hack into the minds of potential employers, if you know where to look.


The Post-University Survival Guide

If you’ve finished your final-year university exams, the real world beckons in all its slightly scary glory. But where do you start? What are you forgetting to do? Once you’re out of university, you have a lot of ground to cover to get things moving. From handling HELP debts to finding a job, here’s what you need to do.


Get More From A Bad Job By Taking On Tasks You Can Add To Your Resume

We all know that learning new skills makes you a valuable employee and is essential for most career advancement. But more often than not, we think about how to do that in our current jobs. If you’re stuck in a job you don’t like, The Simple Dollar suggests thinking about what your next employer might want to see on your resume.


This Model Resume Will Help You Score Your Dream Job

Need to put together a resume but feeling overwhelmed by all the possible advice? This model resume highlights numerous key elements that can help your resume stand out from others.


Why Would You Pay For A Resume?

One of the questions I hear quite often is, “why would anyone pay for a resume?”. The answer to which — at least in my opinion — is quite simple. You wouldn’t invest in an expensive new car after receiving a cluttered, hard-to-read advertisement would you? No. You would feel that the marketer hadn’t quite finished the job.