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The job market is tight and finding a new job is harder than ever. In order to succeed you need to shine above your competition and be in that top 5% of candidates
The job interview can be one of the scariest times in a person’s life. This is why it is so important to prepare properly before the interview has even started
If you're someone who has applied to a large number of jobs but you haven't received a single job interview request, it's probably time to start asking yourself those tough questions. Is my professi...
One of my friends recently posted an available position within her company on a major job search website, and she instantly received tens of applications in her inbox. She works for a small business –...
Internships are extremely important and beneficial to college resumes, so if you have the opportunity to apply for one, I would 100% recommend it. Internships are huge resume boosters and will no doub...
Waiting on that raise that never seems to come… A friend recently told me that he was expecting a raise soon simply because “I haven’t gotten one in the last 2 years.” There was no direct reason – no...
How to Avoid Spelling and Grammar Mistakes on Your Resume
Your resume is the most important tool you have to sell yourself to your potential boss. Bad resume equals no job!
What should you NOT do in an interview? A poll into interview blunders found that when hiring managers were asked to name the most common and damaging interview mistakes a candidate can make, 51% list...
Before your resume is even read there is a good chance it has already been screened
Your resume represents you! Don’t Trivialize Your Past Experiences on your resume!
Formatting and structure of your resume is the key to getting your resume noticed. No matter how good your resume looks if structured incorrectly your resume may find itself in the “deleted items fold...
If you are applying for jobs but not getting callbacks don’t give up! It could be time to try something different. Think outside the box with your job seeking tactics. Remember always NETWORK! And if ...
So how important is your cover letter? The answer is its as important as your resume. A bad cover letter and the reader won’t even be bothered to open your resume. People let themselves down by workin...
What do you do when you’re asked in an interview about your salary requirements? What is the best way to answer? RedStarResume have all the answers about how best to answer this tricky question.