Your resume is your gold ticket to getting the job of your dreams. But considering the pile of resumes that you're competing with, you can't just turn in a humdrum list of your past work experience. Here are some tips on creating that power resume that will stand out from the rest. … [Read more...] about Power up your resume
Many moms chose to stay at home with their kids, especially during the baby and toddler years. But when the kids grow up, they begin to feel the need to focus once again on their careers. 'I've done everything for my family, now I want to go after my dream,' they say. Here are some tips for going back into the workforce. … [Read more...] about Job hunting tips for moms returning to the workforce
Writing and posting profile on the internet is an effective method of presenting yourself as well as advertising your capabilities and skills. (Read our related article, how to sound more confident and credible.) But writing an effective profile requires using certain methods and techniques to make it a success and meet the objectives of a personal online profile. Here are … [Read more...] about How to use an online profile to get a job
Looking for a new job? How do you make your resume stand out among the hundreds that sit on an HR manager's desk? Aside from these great resume tricks, you can also make an online portfolio. An online portfolio can help you showcase your work in a way that a traditional resume can't. IT developers can display screenshots of applications they have created, and links to … [Read more...] about Tips for making an online portfolio
If your resume has gaps -- years when you weren't officially connected with any company -- try to put a positive spin on it during your job interview. For example: "I decided to take a few years off to take care of my kids. I am glad I was able to focus on them during those formative years, but staying at home also made me realize that I really love having a career, and that … [Read more...] about How do I explain gaps in my resume?