Even in the Social Age, your resume may be the most important element of your job search. It is often your foot in the door; the first thing that hiring managers see. Given the importance of first impressions, you certainly don’t want to make any deadly resume mistakes. Thankfully, there’s plenty of advice out there telling you how to write the perfect resume. Everyone from hiring managers to CEOs seems willing to offer their opinion on how the best resumes should look. But where can you go to learn what a bad resume looks like?
Unfortunately, sometimes an online job posting isn’t real. For every legitimate job advertisement online, there are around 60 to 70 job scams. So, taking the time to see if you should apply for that job is a good idea. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the great jobs from the scams. But the good news is there are lots of pointers in this infographic from resume.io that can help you in your decision-making process.
It’s that time of year again. College students, along with some soon-to-be grads, will shortly begin a summer internship.
Do you suffer from the dreaded disease, “puttingthingsofftilthelastminuteitus?” Do you have trouble getting started when it comes to overwhelming tasks? Many people do. In fact, only one in ten Americans achieve everything they set out to do each day. Sometimes it just takes one ‘iceberg’ task to sink all of your good intentions. You put it off until after lunch, then move it to the end of the day, and finally… first thing to tomorrow. Eventually, your ‘to do’ list becomes more like a novel. Your stress rises. Stress and procrastination affect your mental and physical health. And things go downhill from there.