The fact is though, Millennials deserve some of the blame for our job hunt troubles.
Studies show that we consistently come up short during the interview process in areas where we should be overwhelmingly succeeding.
It’s a new year filled with new opportunities. With job markets flourishing and the economy recovering, the start of the new year is the perfect time re-evaluate your job search essentials and there’s no better place to start than your resume. These 25 practical resume tips will help you evaluate your current resume and get it ready for the new year.
You don’t have to resign yourself to fourteen hour days waiting tables, because the skills of a liberal arts degree are entirely viable in the professional world. The ability to think critically, reflect, analyze, and write well are skills that employers are desperately in search of; you just need to know how to market them. Here are our top seven ways to market these unique skillsets to employers in the professional job market.
After all the work you put into getting your resume just right, somebody has to read that thing. Odds are that if they’re reading your resume, then they read other people’s resumes as well.
And to those who read a lot of resumes… bad words stick out like a sore thumb.
At some point in our lives, we’ve all received bad career advice. And often, this tends to manifest itself as a hot mess of buzzwords, catchphrases and meaningless drivel in our career collateral.
Perhaps we’ve come to believe they are commonly accepted? After all, everyone else has them peppered in their resume and LinkedIn profile, right?
If you’re new to the job search game, you might be wondering right about now: Where the hell is everybody?
Your day probably looks a little something like this: you fire up one of those massive aggregator job boards, type in your job title and your town, and read down the list of results one by one…