Have you ever thought of what your dream job would be like? What components and factors would make it perfect for you? Everyone has probably asked themselves these questions, whether they’re already employed, or not. In fact, if you don’t work anywhere yet, thinking about what the perfect job for you would look like is a great idea. But if you already know what you want, then the question of how to get it becomes the highest priority. And that’s a whole other story.
I have said this before, and I am going to say it again: I despise resumes. They are historical. They state what you’ve done, not what you can do and not necessarily what you want to do next.
In today’s search for work, it is a waste of time to do another resume update without a job posting to specifically target…
While ATS have the ability to sift through resumes based, they cannot make final judgment calls about candidates. Because applicant tracking systems have flaws, thankfully, recruiters do not rely solely upon them for finding candidates.
In fact, recruiters use a variety of sourcing techniques to find strong candidates for jobs.
Job hunting can be extraordinarily exhausting. It can be especially taxing when you feel like you’re not getting much response. Submitting your resume to dozens of employers week after week can feel like you’re fishing without a hook. However, one of the most effective things you can do to get a bite from potential employers is to spruce up your resume and cover letter. Let’s take a look at exactly what it takes to get the perfect professional resume you’ve been dreaming of.
As resume writing experts, we routinely hear of clients taking a full year after college to land their first real full-time job.
Why? Because they listen to all the well-intended but misguided advice from their college friends. And they make all the same mistakes those friends made. In the long run, they pay for it…
If you’ve been reluctant to network or you’ve tried it and it just wasn’t for you, don’t give up on networking. It is still the best career insurance you can have!
Maybe you just need a new and improved networking technique…