Category: Resumes

Why You Should Never Lie About an Employment Gap

This in-depth job hunting article is about employment gaps and how to list unemployment on a resume. For more resume writing help, visit our job seeker resource center. Most people have taken time off from working, at some time or

How to Write a Retail Resume With Examples

This Career Center article is intended for job seekers applying for entry-level sales positions in the retail industry using a retail resume, such as sales representative, sales associate, customer service representative, and cash

Top List of Resume Essentials

Think of your resume as the paper or electronic version of your best friend and supporter. You know who we’re talking about, the guy or girl who supports you all the way and says glowing words of praise about you to everyone who

How to Write a Resume With No Work Experience

Whether you’re a student, you’ve just graduated, or if you’ve been with one company for a long time, creating a resume when you have little to no work experience can be a challenge. However, though it can seem in

Should I Include References in My Resume?

As you create a resume that is designed to catch the eye of hiring managers and boost your chances of landing the job, you may wonder whether references need to be included. While the general rule is that a reference list is not a

What to Put on a Resume

Before you get an interview an employer, you need to perfect your resume. Your resume is the document that will represent who you are as a person and an employee. You need to make sure that it is a good representation of who you a

Listing Hobbies and Interests on a Resume: Examples & How-to

Learn how to add hobbies and interests to your resumes and the best ones for different industries.

Common Resume Mistakes Anyone Could Make

There are dozens and dozens of resume tips and tricks that can help you get a job, whether you’re an expert or just beginning your career. But no matter what stage you’re in, keeping your eyes out for common resume mistakes m

ATS Resume Readability Tips

We’ve told you before that hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds scanning your resume, but that’s only if your resume passes the initial screening of an applicant tracking systems or ATS. A IBM executive who i

Tailoring Your Resume to the Job You’re Applying For

If you’re a recent graduate or are looking to switch career directions, a great job begins with the perfect resume. You know how great you’d be at a particular job, but all your potential employer knows about you is what they