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...
Don’t Push Your Luck with a Generic Resume

Don’t Push Your Luck with a Generic Resume

When it comes to finding a job, you may be willing to settle for whatever you can get your hands on until the right opportunity comes along. Or perhaps you really have no idea exactly what you want to do because you’re experienced in many areas. While you should be...
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...