How to format and structure your resume (with template)
Employers review hundreds of resumes for any given position. If you want your resume to impress them enough to get an interview, it must catch their attention within 15-30 seconds. Follow these general resume formatting rules and the sample template to develop a killer resume. Formatting The look and feel of your resume is critical. […]
When to include your GPA on your resume
Your resume should highlight your accomplishments that best qualify you for a position. Whether that includes your GPA depends on your work experience and other credentials, the position you are applying for, and the GPA itself. Putting your GPA on your resume The biggest question is, should you put your GPA on your resume (ARTICLE: […]
What should I put on my resume if I have no work experience?
It can be challenging to get hired without any work experience on your resume, but everyone has to get their first job at some point. Employers realize that students and recent graduates may not have had many opportunities to be gainfully employed, but this doesn’t mean they’ll be okay with a blank resume. There are […]
Should I put high school activities on my resume?
In general, your resume shouldn’t include anything from your high school glory days. I’m sure your mom’s super impressed that you graduated cum laude from high school, but no employer will give a hoot about that experience. They only care about what you’re doing now. When you can include HS experience You may include high […]
What extracurricular activities should I put on my resume?
Extracurricular activities on your resume can set you apart as a candidate, especially when you don’t have work experience. By leveraging your extracurricular activities – and not just adding a long list of everything you’ve ever participated in – you’ll show that you’re a well-rounded candidate. Put activities you were actually active in When you’re […]
How to show your Excel skills on your resume
Despite the rapid advances in technology, Microsoft Excel skills are still one of the most valued skills in the workplace. Having Excel skills, and demonstrating them effectively on your resume, can help you stand out from other job candidates. Want additional Excel skills? Check out our free Excel course! Be specific Specify your knowledge of […]
How can I build my resume while in college?
Finding your first full-time job can be challenging and intimidating. Make your job search easier and more productive by focusing on strengthening your resume while you’re still in school. Here are some ways you can build up your resume now to improve your chances of being hired. Get a summer internship Summer is a great […]
How to craft your resume
Your resume is likely your first impression with an employer which means its quality and content determines whether you’ll be considered for an interview. In order to stand out from the pile of other resumes, you must write a targeted and polished resume. Follow the steps below to accomplish this. Brainstorm all relevant information Before […]