There are three things that I always notice first when taking in a resume. When a resume has these three things, I find that the document - and the person behind it - make a good first impression.
Public relations and communication professionals should use CP Style on their resumes to give themselves an advantage in their job searches.
Pick the perfect font to ensure your resume is well-received by hiring managers. This blog post lists 6 perfect fonts to choose from.
Even if you design your resume using InDesign or Canva, read these 3 reasons why you need a version of your resume as a Word document.
If you have been laid-off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, here's how to cover it on your resume based on two scenarios.
Earlier this week, I overheard a colleague saying they had just learned about photos on resumes, and were surprised that they’re now “a thing.” Although I’ve known about photos on resumes for a while, my colleague’s recent comment got me more curious about them. In this post, I'll reveal the truth about photos on resumes.... Continue Reading →
Being strategic about the contact info on your resume, including your address, email, phone numbers and social media handles, can help you get the job.
Tell employers what you bring to the table in an easy-to-digest relevant skills section at the top of your resume.
Gone are the days of using a simple Microsoft Word document template for your resume. New modern resume templates look great and can give job searchers a competitive edge. If you’ve never seen one, they are generally aesthetically pleasing and unique, and use colour, icons, images and creative ways of laying out text. Pre-designed templates... Continue Reading →
Searching for a job is a job in itself! We put hours into our resumes. We often think that this effort won’t go to waste, as many of us assume that the person who reviews our resume will spend lots of time doing so. However, a study of the people who screen resumes revealed that... Continue Reading →