When job searching, there is an important truth to realize. Just as much as you want to be picked by them, they are desperately hoping that you are the right candidate as well. I think many job seekers forget that fact. The people trying to fill the position are hoping that every resume, every interview… Continue reading Hope on Both Sides
As a job applicant, we usually know why we want a particular job. Even if we can’t articulate it to other people, inside we know. It could be status, money, respect, stability, furthering our career, work/life balance, or a myriad of other reasons. And so we build our resumes, interviews, and overall focus on that.… Continue reading Why Should I Hire You?
One of the most common problems young and experienced people make when crafting their first few resumes is to include irrelevant experiences into their resumes. What are irrelevant experiences? If you are trying to get an office job or creative job, don’t put that you were a Barista at your college coffee shop. Now if… Continue reading Resume – Edit out the irrelevant
I was recently asked by a friend to look over their resume. They were looking to make the jump from agency-side to client-side and wanted some pointers on how to distinguish what they did at 2 different companies, even though what they did was roughly the same in both roles. The biggest thing we often… Continue reading Resume – Describing your work