A chronological resume can work very well to display the evolution of your career, but there is also another format to consider: the skills-based functional resume. More
Topic: job hunting
Job interviews: Nobody likes them, but they inevitably stand between you and your dream job.
Unfortunately, “What’s your greatest weakness?” is no longer the only hard-to-answer question hiring managers will throw your way.
What constitutes the perfect résumé? Well, it really depends on whom you ask.
Some people swear by sticking to one page and the right-sized margins, while others advocate including your hobbies and interests. More
Most job-seekers know that Twitter is an invaluable networking tool: Just Wednesday, we posted a piece from our friends at Levo League about “the tweet that changed my whole career.” But in the wild west of job hunting in 2013, Twitter isn’t just for making connections who will then take a serious look at your résumé: It is your résumé. More
When I began my pre-graduation job search the advice and opinions seemed to pour in–my ears rang for a solid week. After compiling it with the information I’d gained throughout college, four years of working at my university’s student-run advertising and public relations, two internships and countless amounts of networking events, I was fairly certain I’d heard it all and was more than prepared to tackle my job search. More
According to a new study by The Ladders, the average recruiter spends about six seconds reviewing a resume and making their initial “fit/no fit” decision. The study also said that additional graphics or video will not do much for you but after talking with Ryan Kahn of MTV’s Hired!, we beg to differ. Kahn says videos are the future of resumes. More
Job hunting is a lot like dating. You’ve done your best to make a great impression: you cleaned your teeth, wore new shoes, and smiled. You nailed the interview (i.e. first date) with intelligent examples and brilliant new ideas. And then you waited. And waited. A week goes by, and then another, and you haven’t heard anything, nada, not even an automatic-reply vacation message. What went wrong? More