Three Things to Delete from your Resume Today


The look of your resume is so important. Sometimes it’s even more important than the contents of your resume. I say this because if your resume isn’t pleasing to the eye, a hiring manager or recruiter isn’t going to take a lot of time reading what’s on the resume. One thing that makes resumes look better is white space. There’s a balancing act for this though. You don’t want too much white space (because it’ll look like you don’t have much to offer), but you definitely need it because, if not, everyone that reads it will end up with a headache. One way to increase white space and the overall look of your resume is to eliminate information that doesn’t help the purpose of a resume, which is to show the employer that you can do the job. Below I’ve listed 3 things that you can delete from your resume today, that will give you more space and improve the overall look. (more…)

Every Resume Should Include These Five Sections


There is so much information out there about how to properly write and construct a resume. Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what exactly you need to include. What makes it even harder to figure out is, what you should include changes based on the kind of job you’re applying to. I’m going to share with you the very basics of what you should include in your resume, regardless of what position you’re applying to. (more…)

5 Items for Your Next Interview From the Thrift Shop

Preparing for an interview can get expensive, which is hard if you’re not currently working or trying to save your money. It doesn’t have to be though. Last week I took a trip to Goodwill (something I regularly do) and while I was shopping, I was inspired to put together a list of items you can purchase at a thrift store that are useful for your next job interview. I love New York and Company, Macy’s and other fine stores for career clothes, but you can save a lot of money by checking out your local thrift store. (more…)

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