Tag: resume

4 Tips for Crafting a Resume that Shines

In our last article we discussed the biggest do’s for writing a cover letter that allows you, the job seeker, to lead with your best foot forward. As a follow-up, we’ll share the various ways you can craft a resume that shines. Your resume is often times a one-page document that is supposed to convey . . . Read More

Is LinkedIn Really That Important?

I first heard about LinkedIn while I was sitting in a classroom listening to my Professor discuss the importance of networking, and he briefly covered LinkedIn. Just as briefly as he touched on the subject of LinkedIn as a networking tool, I forgot about it. Knowing what I do about the tool now, I now . . . Read More

When You Ring Your Bell, Someone Will Come

The following guest blog is from Joshua Waldman, author of JOB SEARCHING WITH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR DUMMIES, and founder of Career Enlightenment which offers professional LinkedIn profile writing services and career advice for the modern job seeker. (This article first appeared in the Indian publication me.inc.) Sometimes it doesn’t feel right to mention your accomplishments. . . . Read More

6 Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid

When it comes to the job search, the first step is typically to create a resume. Unfortunately, this isn’t always an easy task and many are left to wonder, “Where do I even start?” Using a template found online or on your word processing software will give you an idea of layout and what information . . . Read More

Using CareerOneStop Centers to Craft a Stellar Resume

One of the most crucial pieces to your job search is your resume. Without a proper resume that highlights your most valuable strengths, you may be overlooked as a candidate for a position. Join Bonnie Elsey, Director of Workforce Development for the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development, as she discusses how your nearby CareerOneStop Centers can help you compose your resume to show employers your most professional side.

The Importance of Using Keywords and Tailoring Your Resume

Interview with John Whalin, United Airlines

One of the most important pieces of a job search is to have a resume tailored to the position you are searching for. John Whalin with United Airlines talks about how technology is driving employers to do keyword-based searching in their applicant tracking system. Learn how using ‘hot words’ of that company can help bring your resume to the forefront as a contender for the position.

Advice on How to Transition Your Military Skills into Civilian Skills

Interview with Matt Luther, CINTAS Corporation

Being able to transition your military skills into civilian skills can make a huge impact on your resume. If you are a veteran trying to reenter the civilian workforce, learn tips from Matt Luther with the CINTAS Corporation on how to prepare for upcoming interviews and highlight your military achievements.

Using your Resume to Get Your Foot in the Door and Showcase Your Skills

Interview with Eric Airola, J.B. Hunt Transport

Creating a resume to hand out or send to potential employers sounds basic but it’s an important and often overlooked step. Eric Airola with J.B. Hunt Transport offers his advice on how a stellar resume can help you get your foot in the door. Also, learn how a resume can help you showcase responsibilities and results from past jobs to help obtain the position you’re seeking.

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