Does the Color of Your Resume Matter?

As you write or update your resume, you may think of adding an accent color for some extra pizzazz or a “wow” factor. And it may be okay. But tread cautiously and wisely. The perfect resume is not about finding the perfect color. It’s about tailoring content to the job, showing an employer your best […]

Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Recruiters spend mere seconds on their first review of candidates’ resumes – and may not see them at all until after they’ve passed through an applicant tracking system (ATS) – software that handles initial screens as the first part of a company’s recruiting and hiring process. To help ensure you get onto the short list […]

How Much of Your Past Should You Include on Your Resume?

There’s no single “one-size-fits-all” resume. The key is to present yourself as the right candidate for the job. Include relevant information that best positions you for success and makes you stand out among the competition. The most effective resume is the one that gets you hired. It takes an employer approximately six seconds to make […]