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Outperform With These 5 Resume Tips

Everyone knows that your resume is an important part of landing an interview, and ultimately, a job. But, with so many qualified candidates going after the same jobs, how do you stand out? Take a look at these five resume tips to help you outperform...
by Movin' On Up on Aug 17, 2016

How Many Resumes Does it Take to Make a Hire?

Express Employment Professionals recently asked 390 businesses in the United States and Canada how many resumes and interviews does it take for employers to fill one job. The results may surprise you as businesses spend more time than you think to ma...
by Movin' On Up on Aug 15, 2016

How Recruiters Read Your Resume [Infographic]

When it comes to standing out from the job competition, your resume can make or break your chances of getting noticed. Since recruiters and hiring managers simply don’t have enough time to look at every resume they receive for job openings, it’s...
by Movin' On Up on Jun 13, 2016

Time to Dust Off Your Resume

Updating your resume can seem like a daunting task, but it really doesn’t have to be. With the ideas below, we’ll help you keep your resume fresh and ready to use. Remember, concise is key. Most hiring managers spend less than one minute reviewin...
by Movin' On Up on Apr 22, 2016

Which Is Better – Chronological or Functional Resume?

The two most common types of resumes are the chronological and the functional resume. When you want to write a stellar resume, one of the most important things to consider is the format you choose. And with roughly 10 seconds to grab the attention of...
by Movin' On Up on Aug 26, 2015

How to Create the Perfect Cover Letter

Are you in the process of finding and applying for jobs? If you are, you may be ready to mail out your resume. Before you send out your resume or resumes, you will want to take a close look at the cover letter of your resume. For starters, are you ev...

The Importance of Cover Letters in Your Job Search

A cover letter allows you to demonstrate the professional skills and experiences that make you a suitable candidate for a job position.
by CareerAlley on Aug 7, 2015

It’s Time to Enhance Your Resume

The Job Genius program from Express Employment Professionals is an educational video series that offers insights on the job market and how to get a job. The video series includes information on writing your resume, finding job opportunities, intervie...
by Movin' On Up on Jul 22, 2015

Your Guide to Writing a Cover Letter

Whenever you apply for a job position through a job search board or company career site, you really should include a cover letter so that the hiring manager knows there is a match between your skill set, experience and the job opportunity. A cover le...
by CareerAlley on Jul 10, 2015

Ask A Recruiter: How to Document Short-Term Jobs on Your Resume

When it comes to preparing for a job search, acing interviews, and creating resumes, we know you have a lot of questions. To help answer your job search questions, our very own industry experts and at Express Employment Professionals are posting thei...
by Movin' On Up on Feb 23, 2015

It’s Cold Outside – But Your Job Search Doesn’t Have to Be

Winter officially kicks off in late December, but it’s already getting cold outside. With a chill in the air, this could be the perfect time to heat up your job search techniques and defrost your career. Don’t let your job search take a vacation...
by Movin' On Up on Dec 3, 2014

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Resume

Your resume is a key tool when it comes to your job search. It forms a potential employer’s first impression about you, usually within the span of just a few seconds. So, what’s the best way to create a positive, lasting impression that will land...
by Movin' On Up on Nov 14, 2014

Dust the Cobwebs off Your Resume

When people tell you that looking for a job is a full-time job in itself, they aren’t kidding. It usually takes a scary amount of time and energy to search for opportunities, network, prepare for interviews, actually interview, and then follow up.
by Movin' On Up on Oct 31, 2014

Resume Selfie: What Your Resume Says About You

by Movin' On Up on Sep 3, 2014

5 Great Resume Builders

In our resume series we’ve covered what the overall appearance of your resume should be and what sections to include. The importance of a cover letter was covered in our third video. Thanks to Catherine Jewell, author of New Resume, New Caree...
by METV on Sep 4, 2013

6 Things Never To Include In Your Resume

In October and December of 2006 and March and May of 2007, the unemployment rate was 4.4%. This is lowest rate going back to the beginning of 2003. Unemployment rates peaked at 10% in October 2009 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While we...
by METV on Aug 25, 2013

Your Cover Letter is Your Sales Rep!

As a job seeker, it’s important to know that your cover letter is a companion to your CV, although it is written entirely separate from it. Its purpose is to introduce you briefly as a candidate, indicating your career goals and objectives. Be...
by Catherine's Career Corner on Jul 31, 2013

5 Reasons Why Less is More in Your Job Search

For those of you who have followed CareerAlley, you will know that I’m a big advocate of getting your resume “out there”. The premise is that the more people who know you are job hunting, the better the chance that you will learn about opportun...
by CareerAlley on Jun 19, 2013

Your Cover Letter is Your Self-Marketing Document

  Written by Catherine Adenle As a job seeker, preparing a cover letter to accompany your CV when you contact a potential employer is an important aspect of your job search campaign. In order to create a great first impression on paper, you must...
by Catherine's Career Corner on May 8, 2013

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