There is No Perfect Resume: Finding What Works for You

There is No Perfect Resume: Finding What Works for You

If you’ve ever asked others for advice while updating your resume, you’ve surely heard differing opinions on what you should and shouldn’t include, how to phrase things, the font, the style, the length, and everything else imaginable. These answers are all correct and...
Underqualified? Make Your Resume Show Your Potential

Underqualified? Make Your Resume Show Your Potential

Imagine it: You’re scanning job openings and you find a position that seems right up your alley and are confident that you could be successful. Then you get to the bottom and see that it lists qualifications that you don’t have. Should you chalk it up to a loss and...
Why Lying on Your Resume is Never a Good Idea

Why Lying on Your Resume is Never a Good Idea

It can be tempting to tell little white lies on your resume. After all, the job market is competitive and you want to give yourself a fighting chance. And what’s the big deal about changing a few details here and there or embellishing a bit? Here’s the problem: It can...
Are Resumes and CVs the Same?

Are Resumes and CVs the Same?

The terms ‘resume’ and ‘CV’ are thrown around a lot, and often interchangeably. Sometimes employers use CV because they think it sounds more formal and professional, though that might not actually be what they want. A resume and a CV are not one and the same and are...