07 Jun 2012

Words for a Resume

Following on from “How to write a resume” the following is a list of words that many recruiters and hiring managers want to see on a resume.  Using these words will help your experience to stand out and be remembered.   Take a good look through the lists and be sure to know what they all [...]

07 Jun 2012

How to Write a Resume

Writing Resumes, an Introduction Knowing how to write a resume is perhaps the most important thing to undertake for career minded professionals.  Everyone needs one, and everyone, at some point, has written one, or will write one. However, not everyone knows how to make one that maximizes his or her likely-hood of obtaining the all-important [...]

25 May 2012

Seven Reasons to call a recruiter

So, you have studied English hard for several years, taken the TOEFL or IELTS test, and maybe even the TOEIC.   You studied hard for, and got the required GMAT score for your first choice college.  And now, after all that hard work, tears, and toil, you have your MBA certificate in your hand.  What’s next? [...]

02 Mar 2012

I lost my job, I have no idea what to do!

Some straight talking here if you suddenly find yourself out of a job. Let’s face it, there is no such thing as a “safe and secure” job anymore, so it is best to be prepared regardless of how well things are going for you right now.  The nature of business is changing, workforces no longer [...]

02 Mar 2012

Avoid resume content that makes a recruiter laugh

Despite a plethora of good material available, both here on the web and otherwise, it is surprising how few people can write a good resume.  A resume is one of the most important documents that many people will write in their lifetimes, and so it is important that people understand the nature of the task [...]

24 Feb 2012

No More Résumés, Say Some Firms – WSJ.com

Wow!  This article (via No More Résumés, Say Some Firms – WSJ.com.) hit me hard, like a sledgehammer to the stomach! But in retrospect, it is not at all surprising.  More and more people these days have online profiles, and an almost complete record of online interaction can be found in places like LinkedIn and facebook, and [...]