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All posts tagged in: resume

job search mistakes, job seeking

The 4 Biggest Job Search Mistakes YOU Are Making

Looking for a new job can be a terrifying and exhilarating endeavor, but perhaps the best way to describe it is “stressful”.  If you are looking for a new job, it often means you are unhappy in your current position, hitting a wall professionally, looking for the next step, or are unemployed completely.  All of […]

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3 Things All Kick-Butt Resumes Have in Common

Resume writing is a necessary evil.  No one really loves to write or update their resume (not even me), but it is one of those required things we must do as adults to land a job, earn a promotion, or take the next step professionally.  So there are some core and basic things you must do when […]

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resume objective or summary

The Great Debate: Resume Objective vs. Summary

There is often a debate about using either a resume “Objective” or “Summary” on a resume.  I am a big advocate of a “Summary” section.  I believe that objectives are outdated, and also they leave a lot to be desired.  Job seekers traditionally don’t take the extra step to customize their resume objectives based on […]

writing a cover letter

Tips for Writing a Great Cover Letter

Let’s face it – writing a cover letter can be kind of intimidating. You know the rule that you should customize each letter you send out to be specific to the job/company/manager you are applying to, but sometimes just getting the basic letter template together can seem like a momentous task.  If you are like many others, you […]