BUILDING YOUR RESUME – WHERE TO START?
Your resume represents you as a professional on a piece of paper – it is your first impression with your future boss. Interestingly, resume writing is not a skill that is generally taught in school so once you are ready to start looking for a job, you are left to fend for yourself. In this age of technology, most people search the internet. There is an overabundance of information available online, yet very little of it is helpful and if you decide to take matters into your own hands, it is difficult to figure out where to start. Continue reading
When you are writing your resume, you focus on getting your information on one piece of paper in the best presentation possible, right? You are trying to make it accurate and attractive without being gimmicky or too flashy, and the goal is to get that contact to ask you to come in for an interview. What do you add? What do you not add? How many pages? One, two, three? Aren’t resumes only supposed to be one page? Sometimes it can be very frustrating not knowing if your resume is where it needs to be. Continue reading
If a career change is on your mind, we know it’s not the easiest thing in the world to find a company you can feel at home at—which is why The Muse is here to help!
We’ve rounded up some great companies that are looking to hire like crazy this month. Check out the listings below to get a sense of why they’re awesome, and see how you might have the chance to work for them. Continue reading
We know—writing and editing a wildly impressive resume is enough of a challenge. Why should you have to spend your time and energy making it look great, too?
Especially if you’re not a designer, crafting a resume that looks impressive and really stands out can be a challenge. But have no fear—that’s what resume templates are for. Whatever sort of resume you want—from classic and traditional to modern and design-focused—we’ve gathered the best templates on the web. And with prices anywhere from $99 to free, you’re sure to find one that fits the bill. Continue reading
In honor of all of our readers who are recent graduates looking for their first job, and to those who are looking for a new gig, we offer these seven free resume templates as our way of making your job search a little easier.
We all know first impressions count. Professionally, our resumes are often the first impression a potential employer gets of us. In the same way that it’s important to your chances of landing the job to be well-groomed and dressed like you’re serious, so should your resume. Continue reading
A resume, also called CV or curriculum vitae, is what creates your first impression to the potential employer. When you are in a job hunt, nothing helps you more than an impressive resume. Even though it is such a vital tool of networking, a study shows that over 90% of resumes in the world contain mistakes; and those mistakes cause unemployment. Today we are sharing Microsoft Word resume templates that are designed and crafted so perfectly that you will never have any problem creating a resume ever again. These are the best resume templates Word format. Continue reading