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...
When Less is More on Your Resume

When Less is More on Your Resume

Your resume is a marketing tool, not your life history. Sometimes less is more – but this doesn’t mean you have to cram everything onto one page using slim margins and a tiny font. You want your resume to be readable but focused and engaging. Job seekers often make...
Making the Most of Education on Your Resume

Making the Most of Education on Your Resume

Adding an education section on your resume seems pretty easy, right? After all, it would appear cut and dry – list the school, your degree, maybe the year, and you’re done. However, it’s not always that simple. For instance, what if you didn’t finish your degree?...
Should References Be Included on Your Resume?

Should References Be Included on Your Resume?

One of the most common mistakes the team at Grammar Chic sees when it comes to resumes is the dreaded “References available upon request” line, or, even worse, actual references listed on the resume. This practice is far outdated, and it’s time to remove this content...