When you spend time and effort on your resume, it shows. When you don’t, it screams! As the first document that is used to connect a candidate to a hiring manager, the resume is considered exceptionally important. You do not want your “first contact” to be flimsy. Make your resume count for something by […]

Sending along a bodyguard – when your resume is vigorously making the rounds of prospective employers – is actually doing yourself a favor. Bodyguard aka cover letter! Cover letters are not just important because they “talk” to a hiring manager. They are important because they tell a story – your story. Snatching an employer’s racing […]

It is no mystery that objectives rock resumes. A resume that lacks an objective is almost always ignored by employers who would rather look at the beginning of the document to see what the rest of the resume holds, than read the whole (sometime more than 2 pages) document. An objective has a comforting effect […]

An employee is nothing if he is unskilled. And employers who place special focus on this often scrutinize a prospective employee by gauging what his or her skills are. Mentioning your skills in your resume is probably the best way to get your point across to an employer, who is banking highly on your work-related […]

Quality assurance testers, or QA testers are hired by companies to ensure that end products comply with established quality standards. Mostly, quality assurance testers are hired by companies that deal in software development, but they are also hired to check retail products for quality conformance. To work at this position, one has to be especially […]

Interviews are designed in a way that they test your job-related and personal abilities. If you lack in either area, your candidature can be rejected. But if you pass the test, you can become a valuable employee. The trick is to make sure that your preparation is perfect. Concentrating on knowing your employer is step […]

You do want a hiring manager to delve deep into who you are to help him decide how good a candidate you will be, right? Well, then you have to make sure that your resume is a tell-tale of your abilities and qualifications. Paying extra attention to how you present information in a resume is […]