The popularity of resume writing services these days brings up the question, is a resume writing service worth it? Or, are people wasting their money out of some notion that they are saving time? Here are a few musings on the subject.
So, how long should a resume be? Traditional wisdom says that a resume should be one page long, some say two pages, and sometimes a resume can act as cover for a CV, which may be tens of pages, and sometimes a resume is called a CV, in which case the length of the document is anybody’s guess. Read More
Is it true that a cover letter doesn’t really matter? How to write a cover letter for a job application? In many respects, your cover letter doesn’t really matter. Most employers will skip over it, but there are three other ways it can go. Your cover letter may catch the employer’s eye because it is so good. Your cover letter may scare off the employer if it is of poor quality. Or, your cover letter will be read and make no difference at all. Obviously, you want to make a good impression and avoid making a bad one and, so here is what you should do. Read More
You are smart. The fact you are reading this article means that you are actively trying to practice and rehearse before your interview, know all popular interview questions and answers, and that is exactly what you should be doing. Have you ever worked for a company and one of the managers is completely useless, but you overhear somebody saying, “Yeah, but she interviews well.” What said people mean is that the worker is useless but is so good in interviews that he/she charms his/her way into the job. Practice and rehearse the questions you think you will be asked, and you too will be able to charm your way into a job. Read More
The best tip of all resume tips 2020 is to keep improving your resume. This especially includes analyzing what you did right when you get an interview. Do not learn from your failures in this case because there are many times when failure is not your fault. For example, it is common for managers to already have a person in mind for a job, but they have to post adverts online to prove they are not discriminating. Learn from your success, and improve your resume based on what worked. Here are a few more resume tips 2020. Also, read our review on 5 the best resume writing services 2020. Read More
How to write a retirement letter – it should be a happy occasion, but the letter itself needs to be formal and business-like. You will first need to check that you are able to retire and make sure there are no extra concerns such as pension reductions, notice periods, and so forth. Since you are writing a formal letter, here are a few important pointers. Read More
An optimal resume is one that you create and then you keep checking and changing it over the years as your career progresses. Not only does this ensure that it remains optimal, but all resumes need updating to account for changes in trends, changes in technology, and changes in your career and education. Here are the steps required so that you may create an optimal resume. Read More