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 […]

Does Your Resume Need a Summary?

Should your resume start off with a summary paragraph? In a single word: No. Studies show that you have about six seconds to make an initial impression with your resume. It’s like flipping through a magazine and deciding which articles to read. You’re much more likely to grab and hold a recruiter’s attention with strong […]