Hybrid Resumes: The Best of Both Worlds

Hybrid Resumes: The Best of Both Worlds

One piece of fairly consistent resume is advice is to steer clear of functional resumes; they’re often perceived as trying to cover up gaps in employment, short job stints, or other undesirable issues. Job seekers may like them because it’s an opportunity to more...
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...
How a One-Page Resume Can Hurt Your Job Search

How a One-Page Resume Can Hurt Your Job Search

There has been great debate about resume length over the years. Some people are firm believers that it should be no more than one page. After all, recruiters spend less than a minute – and sometimes mere seconds – evaluating whether or not they are interested. From...
Why Autumn Is a Great Time to Update your Resume

Why Autumn Is a Great Time to Update your Resume

If you’ve been putting off updating your resume, the time to stop procrastinating is now. The longer you wait, the more likely you are to forget valuable information and accomplishments. One year fades into the next and older projects get replaced by newer ones....
8 Things to Do After Your Job Interview

8 Things to Do After Your Job Interview

We’ll start with a freebie: The first thing you should do after a job interview is drive home, take off your suit, slip into something comfortable, and help yourself to a glass of wine and/or a nice, heaping bowl of ice cream. Job interviews are tough. They take a lot...