It’s Saturday night. You’re at a party enjoying great music, fabulous food and old friends. It’s been a long, hard week on the job hunt and you’re taking time to relax, chill out and recharge. All of a sudden, you’re surrounded by unfamiliar faces. As your host makes introductions, you quickly realize the person… Read More Your Resume Business Card
Job fairs are setting records for turnout this year. Consider these statistics: Georgia – 550 turned out for a job fair with 20 companies. Florida – job fair draws 200 people in 1st hour. California – 3,000 showed up at a job fair – a 114% increase over last year’s… Read More Job Fair Success
Steven DeMaio over on the Harvard Business Blog has a great post about his experience utilizing a general resume that plays up his career versatility. Despite “hesitation” by companies to hire generalists over specialists, it does happen. Once hired, versatility is often a coveted quality, especially in smaller organizations where job titles and responsibilities… Read More General or Specific? Should You Target Your Resume?
Good news for executives with a solid background in business development and sales. ExecuNet, a leader in executive career management, surveyed recruiters and identified the top job functions projected to generate the greatest hiring activity within the next 6 months. Business development and sales led the pack with engineering coming in a distant third. … Read More Executive Job Trends
You need a killer cover letter to go along with your brand new resume. What goes into a great cover letter? In a nutshell, your cover letter should effortlessly communicate what you can do to help achieve the business objectives of your new employer. It should answer the question, “Why should I hire… Read More Write a Great Cover Letter
Your Resume Sweet Spot – The Power of Words and Numbers The English language is incredibly versatile. Knowing how to utilize this versatility is key when writing your resume, as word selection can make or break its success. Action words combined with numbers are the best way to differentiate yourself on paper during a… Read More Your Resume Sweet Spot