Resume Tips for Unemployed Job-Seekers

Scott Kellum via Compfight Though it has become somewhat cliche, there is no doubt that today’s economic climate is a turbulent and harsh place to be. With unemployment and job loss a persistent problem throughout the nation, many qualified and talented individuals continue to have difficulty finding and keeping satisfying jobs. Now more than ever, Read More …

Resume Writing for the Modest

The College, Career, Life resume package offers custom resume creation and job search tips. Writing a resume means listing your accomplishments and showing yourself in the best light. For a modest person, this can feel like bragging. Being too self-conscious, though, could prevent you from communicating your accomplishments. But by removing subjectivity from your resume, Read More …

Helpful Links for Job-Seekers

Create job alerts at SimplyHired and receive results by email or RSS.  You can also find employment trends for various industries and occupations. RealMatch finds jobs by matching your qualifications with those in job listings. Create and store resumes for free at Emurse. A list of 50 Standard Interview Questions from CollegeGrad.com. The OWL at Read More …

A Warning Against Online Resume Critiques

I recently received a free online resume critique. I got what I paid for with this particular service, because the “specialist” assigned to my resume obviously did not read it thoroughly. I caution college students, career changers and recent graduates from seeking online critiques (free or paid) because the reviewers may not read it with Read More …