A resume that is going to achieve maximum effectiveness does not follow a formula. Every applicant has a different set of skills and qualifications and their resumes should be adjusted accordingly. How to handle short-term employment periods can cause headaches for novice resume writers. The fact is that approximately 40% of employees who left their jobs voluntarily did so within 6 months of their start date. Before you decide to include or exclude your short-term employment
A lot of people believe that once they submit a professional resume, all they need to do is wait for the phone to ring or an e-mail requesting you to interview with them. Unfortunately, it doesn't always happen that way. Don't get discouraged - you have to keep active in your job search rather than becoming passive. Don't Give Up - Follow Up - Keep a spreadsheet of when you sent your resume out. If you have not heard anything in two weeks, send a follow-up letter indicating y
When you interview with the "please, please, please hire me" approach, you appear desperate and less confident. Reflect on the three C's during your interview: cool, calm, and confident. You know you are qualified and can do the job, make sure the interviewer believes you can too.