We surveyed over 100 recruiters and hiring managers and found that the vast majority (88%) believe age discrimination in hiring is a problem.
Resume trends come and go, and if you’re submitting old resumes during your 2020 job search, you could be hurting your chances of getting an interview. Even if your work experience and skills have stayed the same, there are still ways to write your resume for the modern recruiting process and job landscape. Read on […]
In this article we’re talking about resume file formatting, how to save your Microsoft Word resume as a PDF, and how to make sure you format your resume correctly for each job. Since many people have questions surrounding resume PDFs, we’re going to focus specifically on this file format and answer these FAQs: What is […]
Do you have a hole in your resume? Did you take a few years off to raise children, travel, make some life moves or simply wait for the right job? Having a gap in your resume shouldn’t spell doom for your chances at landing a great job. There are several ways to fill the dreaded […]
Long story short, you should include your city and state on your resume, even if you’re a remote candidate. Read on to find out why.
Is rating the skills on your resume a good practice? Not really. In this article, we’re talking about the two main reasons you should avoid this resume template trend.
We’ve recently covered what to put on a resume, and in this article we’re talking about what not to put on your resume. Does your resume include anything on this list?
What makes a great resume font? Readability and ATS-friendliness. Of course your resume’s content counts for much more than your font choice, but choosing a clean font that’s easy to read on any screen is a great way to make your resume more accessible to recruiters and hiring managers.
Here we’ve provided a guide to writing a winning project manager resume. You’ll find tips for writing your headline and summary, plus important hard skills and soft skills to include on your resume. Project Managers play an important role in many industries, and demand for project management specialists is growing. In 2017, the Project Management […]
Graduating college during a pandemic is certainly a unique experience and one that’s causing anxiety for many grads. How will I find a job? Are there jobs available? Will I need to rethink my career path and goals? We heard these concerns and put together a panel of experts to answer the tough questions coming […]
Choosing the right skills for your resume is the ticket to getting noticed, interviewed, and hired for a job. But how do you know which resume skills recruiters want to see?In this article, we’ll help you determine which skills employers are looking for and how to include them on your resume.
When searching for jobs on LinkedIn, you may want to save positions of interest to come back to later. LinkedIn conveniently provides a “save” button, just beside the “apply” button, which allows you to do so in one click. Where do my LinkedIn saved jobs go? Once you click the “save” button, the job will […]
Whether you work at restaurants or hotels, casinos or concerts, the hospitality life is always an interesting one. But maybe you’ve decided to shift your career away from hospitality, either because of the changing economy or your changing needs. Where do you go? Which career do you pursue next? Hospitality professionals are skilled at helping […]
Teaching is a rewarding career and perhaps one of the most important jobs in society. Teachers often work under immense pressure and develop fine tuned skills. But what happens when teaching no longer works for your lifestyle? How do you transfer your specialized skills to a new career? We used the Jobscan Career Change Tool […]
Making a career change in your forties is a bold, sometimes necessary, sometimes inspired move that can bring about great change in your professional life.
Transitioning careers can be an exciting fresh start in your professional life. But convincing recruiters and hiring managers to give you a chance can be challenging. Even if you’ve polished your career change resume, you’ll still need to explain how your experience and skills can successfully transfer to a new position. The cover letter is […]
Whether you’re hoping to transition into a more fulfilling line of work or need a new career that better aligns with your life, the tips below will help you get started.
Changing careers at 30 can be very rewarding, especially if you’ve spent your twenties on an unhappy or unfocused career path. Perhaps that’s not the case for you. Maybe you’re satisfied with the career choices you’ve made but now better understand your intellectual and financial needs. Maybe your position has disappeared or a change in […]
Beyond researching the company and the hiring manager, preparing answers to common interview questions is the best thing you can do before an interview. It can help you be more confident and comfortable in interviews—and ultimately help you land the job. Below we’ve considered every type of interview question from the most common to those […]
Like during the Great Recession, many have lost their jobs and are now dealing with an uncertain future. Because there’s bound to be some longterm effect on the job market, we wanted to know how job seekers can best prepare themselves. We looked to the strategies that worked during the Great Recession.