ARTICLES, BLOGS & VIDEOS

The latest news, trends and information to help you with your recruiting efforts.

Posted February 21, 2014 by

Don’t Make These 5 Common Mistakes When Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs

College graduates, if you want to make a good impression with your resumes, be sure to avoid five common mistakes when writing them for entry level jobs that are found in the following post.

Writing a resume is easy. Right? You just type your responsibilities, a few metrics and just the right amount of buzzwords onto a Word doc. And voila, send that resume to every job posting you find. Wrong! Resumes are strategic marketing communications that must be created thoughtfully… and with some oomph…

Continue at source:

Continue Reading

Posted December 19, 2013 by

Oh No You Didn’t! 6 Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Entry Level Job Search

To improve your chances of landing an entry level job, avoid six mistakes that can hurt your search in the following post.

You’ve heard it a million times… the job market is competitive, and the economy still uncertain. In that environment it’s tough to maintain your poise and hope as a job seeker, right? With that said, you can take targeted, positive and actionable steps to create positive results for yourself. Below, we’ve listed six unhealthy job search

See original article here:

Continue Reading

Posted November 08, 2013 by

How Using Soft Skills to Tell a Story Can Enhance Your Resume to Find an Entry Level Job

While having the hard skills and qualifications can be the foundation of your resume when seeking an entry level job, possessing the soft skills to tell the story of you as a candidate could take the document to another level.  The following post shares how using soft skills to tell a story can enhance your resume to help you find a new job.

International Talent Management Strategist Dorothy Dalton recently wrote a compelling blog post: “The Hard Truth About Soft Skills,” which absolutely nails the value of soft skills in a career story resume. Dalton describes how resumes that come to her attention often do so based on the “high incidence of hard skills in the text,” but goes on to

See the original post:

Continue Reading