The accepted length for a resume is one or two pages. Shorter is generally better. However, depending on the position and your experience, you may need to expand. What If My Resume Is Too Long? At first, it may seem difficult, but you can trim your document. Use these tips to get started. Delete the… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Job Seeker Resources
Why Is Work-Life Balance So Important AND Achievable?
Most American workers agree that a job that provides work-life balance is very important to them. But most employers offer limited opportunities for it. Is work-life balance really that important? And is it achievable? Reasons Work-Life Balance Is So Important There are many benefits to work-life balance. The four benefits listed below can have a… Read more »
Why Is Getting Your Foot in the Door at Great Companies So Hard?
Getting your foot in the door at great companies can be a challenge. But if you’re patience and persistent, you can be invited in. What are five key steps? Step #1: Know Why You’re Interested Why do you want to get your foot in the door of a specific company? Is it the culture, values,… Read more »
What Are Your Options When You Work With a Staffing Service?
Have you thought about finding employment by working with a staffing service? If you’ve applied for dozens of positons on job-search websites, but haven’t received a response, you’re not alone. Knowing the options and benefits of partnering with an agency can help you make an informed decision that gets results. Benefits of Working with a… Read more »
Practical Tips for Being Prepared for an Interview
Do you have an upcoming interview? There is no substitute for being prepared. What you say—and how you say it—as well as your behavior during the interview can make or break your chances for a second interview or a job offer. There are practical tips to help you prepare and advance to the next level…. Read more »
How Can Your Skills and Experience Advance Your Career?
With so much competition in the job market, how can you use your skills and experience to your advantage? With planning and preparation, you can take control of your career and make advancement. How? Know What Employers Really Want Let’s start with a confidence booster: Skilled and experienced workers are in demand. One Oxford Economics… Read more »