career resolutions

What are your career resolutions for 2021?  Around 4,000 years ago, ancient Babylonians were supposedly the first people to make New Year’s resolutions. The types of resolutions being made have changed significantly since then. However, the act of making resolutions has not. Across the world, the start of the New Year is viewed as the ideal time…

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online jobs

Have you been searching for online jobs? With us still being firmly entrenched in a global pandemic and as a consequence, widespread lockdowns and restrictions are still a thing in the vast majority of countries that are most significantly affected by the virus. And unfortunately, the virus doesn’t really look like it’s going to be…

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why you should update your resume

It’s tempting to wait, why should you get your resume updated now? Here’s the top reasons why you need to spend some time making sure your resume is ready to use:   Why You Should Get Your Resume Updated Now In volatile times it’s important to be ready to pivot with changing needs and industry…

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responses to my resumes. African American man in suit holding his cell phone and looking inquisitive

“How can I get better responses to my resume?” Maybe it’s not you. Maybe it’s your resume. You have the skills and experience for the jobs you are applying for, so why aren’t you getting responses to your applications? Here are some things to consider: A Professionally Written Resume. You are good at your job,…

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trending skills. Bar graph with cartoon man holding the last bar above his head.

It’s weird to think of skills as things that would be trending. However, trending skills is a thing for certain industries and the overall job market. Blacksmith skills and the ability to hammer horseshoes into existence is not trending in today’s digital age.  No doubt it was once a very sought after skill in villages…

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infographic resume. Illustration of a man holding a piece of a pie chart in his arms, standing next to the completed chart.

How do you stand out from the crowd when the world is mostly online?  An infographic resume is one answer. Adding An Infographic Attitude Information noise is increasing every day.  We don’t read, we scan. You can counteract this overwhelm by creating an infographic resume.  Typically, recruiters only take 7 seconds to look at a…

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Resume Template. An image of an Asian looking man standing proudly in a suit and tie.

There are so many premade resume templates out there, you might consider saving time by using one to plug in your relevant skills. However, that is a good way to end up looking just like everyone else.  At the executive level, you must be able to stand out from the crowd. No matter how well…

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Get Your Resume Updated

by Greg Faherty, CPRW It is important to get your resume updated now, more than ever before. You might think that the current situation makes this the worst time to update a resume, but in fact, the opposite is true. And here are some reasons why you should get your resume updated:   Why not…

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writing skills

Finding a job can be difficult. However, it can be less difficult if you’ve got some basic writing skills. According to statistics by Glassdoor, for every available job position, the hiring organization receives an average of 250 resumes. They will call between 4 to 6 lucky people for interviews and only one will get selected in…

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