5 Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid

5 Common Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Your resume is often your first chance to make a positive impression on a potential employer. You don’t want to ruin this opportunity with a document that is full of errors, has a lot of words but doesn’t really say anything, or fails to show why you’re a strong...
Is Your Resume Revealing Too Much About Your Age?

Is Your Resume Revealing Too Much About Your Age?

Despite the fact that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was passed to help protect employees and applicants from age discrimination, the fact is, it still happens. And it’s not always a conscious decision either. An employer may see something on your...
Why The ‘Perfect’ Resume Doesn’t Exist

Why The ‘Perfect’ Resume Doesn’t Exist

You spend hours revising and tweaking your resume, researching tips on the best format, the best words to use, the best this or that. It’s enough to drive you crazy. And yet using what you think is the perfect resume still may not garner you interviews for every...
Double-Checking for Errors on Your Resume

Double-Checking for Errors on Your Resume

A quick way to get your resume sent to the “no” pile is to submit a document that is littered with errors. Though a recruiter knows you weren’t a “sales manger” but rather a “sales manager,” it shows that you did not take the time to proofread, so what does that say...