A passport is your identification. So is a resume. It identifies you as a person. Everyone who carries a passport is unique. And everyone who carries a resume is unique in a resume.
Resumes, and CVS are remarkably interesting documents and they’ve evolved over the years…how many pages should they be?
Whether or not to have a picture on your resume depends on where you are in the world. And remember that resume’s and CV’s content and format are always changing.
…to Get YOU the Interview Today’s question is about how to refresh your outdated resume for 2020 to get YOU the interview. If you’ve had a resume for a long time, 10 or so years, and never updated it, that is a huge mistake because like everything in this world, things change and resumes from […]
It is so common to see “updates available …” that you may not have noticed how often you actually choose to update; your email, WordPress site, computer, phone or social media sites. Competition is fierce, technological advances are thrown at us at an alarming rate and an online presence is mandatory. Staying current with all […]
A Tagline has long been a necessary marketing requirement for any successful company or business. “Good to the last drop”, “Zoom Zoom”, “Let your fingers do the walking” and “Strong enough for a man but made for a woman”; all famous slogans or taglines used to successfully promote a product. In addition to a professional […]
In a series of blog posts, Keywords are Key is Here!, which list the top keywords for 22 industries, Elite Resumes offered to provide a free Certified Professional Resume, which was drawn August 15th from those who posted comments with further keywords. We would like to send our congratulations to the winner, Bill Baker who […]
In a series of blog posts, Keywords are Key is Here!, which list the top keywords for 22 industries, Elite Resumes is offering a free resume to be drawn on August 15th. Anyone who submits a comment to any of these blog posts will be entered in the draw and the winner will receive a […]
When was the last time you updated your resume? If you can’t recall, it’s time to dust it off and freshen it up. An outdated resume could easily take you out of contention. Professional resumes continue to evolve as does everything else in life. Nothing stays the same unless you’ve made a conscious decision to […]
Hiring Professionals and Recruiters spend approximately 20 to 30 seconds reviewing resumes from potential candidates. It is within these few seconds that something must impress the reader to get your resume noticed! What will make your resume stand out from all the others? It is not enough to list your work experience, you must show how you excelled at […]
Another year is coming to a close and we would like to take this time to thank so many clients, associates, colleagues, new acquaintances and old. The very best of wishes are being sent your way for a wonderful holiday season and a very prosperous career! Please visit our blog and subscribe to our blog posts covering a variety of topics and […]
A job search can be an extremely discouraging experience for many people. Sending out a resume over and over again to recruiters, companies and online job boards and waiting beside a phone that never rings. Days go by, and still no job interview? Before you blame your resume, it is important to have a clear perspective […]
As a matter of fact, don’t lie about anything to get a job, including your age! Time after time a conscious decision is made to submit a resume that does not contain the dates for educational accreditation’s. Think about this very carefully. If someone is hiding something it is natural to believe there is a significant […]
Word of mouth in the form of endorsements, testimonials, validations or references is by far the most influential promotional tool available. It is more powerful than any other available marketing initiative and the fact that it is free adds to credibility. Managing a career or promoting a business requires a conscious effort to obtain positive feedback in order […]
When was the last time you updated your resume? Most of us only think about a resume when we need one and it then becomes a huge task! Especially if you have been with the same employer or owned the same business for several years. Even more important than your career history on your resume, […]
The most important factor involved with who’s writing your resume, is your due diligence in choosing the best person to represent you! Often times large companies or educational organizations will provide or recommend a resume service of their choosing and that’s not to say there is anything wrong with this, as Elite Resumes has been associated with many large […]
It is possible that you will have an opportunity to create a first impression prior to being asked to submit your resume, but more likely than not your resume will be your only chance at a first impression. How are you going to establish the most awesome, professional and impressive document possible to make yourself stand out from the […]
How many people have you asked to review your resume prior to sending it out to decision makers? Your professional resume is your key to open doors but once it has failed to open a door you have forfeited an opportunity that may have provided you with the job interview of a lifetime! HR professionals and recruiters receive an […]
The following resume writing tips are well known in the industry but for those who find themselves returning to the job market after a lengthy tenure, it may be worth reviewing to ensure you are aware of some of these do’s and don’ts of resume writing. These 10 tips represent what NOT to do: Do Not use colourful or glossy paper, fancy fonts, symbols […]
When dealing with any business or individual providing goods or services a transparent image is critical to securing your loyalty and trust as a customer. The notion that they have Nothing to Hide relates to being reputable and honest. When submitting your resume to an HR Professional or Recruiter this same principle applies and yet over 60% of resumes are […]