How Do Companies View Your Resume When They Read It the Second Time?

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Given the fact that some of us spend hours writing the perfect resume, you would think that we’d be familiar with the general feel, tone and sound of the resume. While this may be true to an extent, standard resumes tend to lose their flair or excitement when read for the second, third or fourth… Read more »

What Four Skills Make Your Resume Pop?

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Although resumes have a reputation for being bland, boring documents that are full of facts and statistics, modern resumes are actually far more exciting than that. In fact, some job seekers are able to use their expertise, qualifications and prior work history in order to craft a document that is both compelling to read and… Read more »

Get Your Resume to the Top of the Staffing Agency Pile

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There’s simply no getting around the fact that staffing agencies deal with a ton of resumes. With some agencies receiving hundreds or even thousands of new resumes nearly every single day, it can be difficult to come up with a stellar resume that stands out above the rest. Writing a resume that is sure to… Read more »

Writing a Resume for Skilled Trades Jobs

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Generally speaking, the term “skilled trades” typically refers to positions that require additional training, education and perhaps even previous on-the-job experience. A lot of jobs fall under this umbrella term, including many positions within the manufacturing sector. With that in mind, it’s important to craft a resume that’s not only relevant to the skilled trade… Read more »