You don’t take college courses simply to get grades. You enroll in college to gain skills and knowledge that you can use outside of the classroom, too.
If you only focus on the classroom during your education, you’re missing out, whether you’re aiming for an instructional design degree or an associates degree in accounting.
Whatever you’re studying, aim for active learning outside of the classroom to fill your resume while you’re in college.
Writing a successful resume takes more than just acquiring the relevant skills and writing them down on a piece of paper.
To tell a story about your professionalism, you need to understand why jobs exist in the first place, and this in turn means understanding how business works.
You’ve read all the advice for writing a stellar resume. You’ve applied all the tips for great content. You’ve spent hours reviewing and perfecting it line by line. Friends have checked and double checked your spelling and grammar…
But you’re still not getting callbacks.
Is there anything else you do to improve your resume?
Has your job search been going on for a while now? Are you starting to feel like the world is against you?
Well, you may be right…
For some time now, researchers have reported evidence of bias against those with gaps in the resumes; the long-term unemployed…
Customizing your resume for each application you send is critical in today’s job search.
Why? Because in today’s economy, your resume must convey that you are a perfect match for the that job at that company!
When tailoring your resume, there are five key areas to customize in order to really get noticed by the employer…
You’ve sent dozens – maybe hundreds – of resumes. But no recruiters are calling. Even worse – on the occasions that they do call, they don’t hire you! What is wrong with these recruiters?!
Don’t get discouraged. As they say, “It’s not you. It’s them!”
Except… it probably is you. And if all you’ve done is send resumes over and over to job postings – you definitely are the problem…