Formatting Your Resume

By |April 27th, 2015|

There are lots of ways to organize your resume. Your resume may include skills, accomplishments, work experience, volunteering, education, training, professional development, awards, memberships, or publications; and, you may list these sections in order of most to least relevant on your resume–but you probably already knew that at this point. Therefore, we are going to […]

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Gaps in Work Experience

By |April 20th, 2015|

If you have had a sporadic employment past, there are a couple of ways you can minimize attention to the gaps in your work experience. One way is to use a functional resume. If you have not yet read our Functional Resume post, you can do so here. Or you could eliminate the months from […]

Work Experience

By |April 13th, 2015|

When you begin writing your work experience section, you may consider titling it something else like Work History, Professional Experience, or Experience—don’t! Well, you can if you would like, but we will tell you why we think you ought to stick with Work Experience. It all starts with the applicant tracking system (ATS). An ATS […]

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By |April 6th, 2015|

If you are struggling to fill one page with resume material, you may add hobbies as filler; however, ensure you list hobbies that are relevant to the position. Envision an applicant applying for an administration position. The employer is going to be looking for someone organized and detail oriented with good communication skills and professional […]