Today’s topic is the structure. The font design and layout of a resume is important. First impressions count to the human eyes. And that ATS for, uscanning machinery, which is very complicated and very strict on your resume, is your resume, your cv, performance driven and seductive to both the ATS and the human eye.
What is an ATS Resume/CV?
Today’s topic is about Applicant Tracking System (ATS). So you only get one kick of the can. You only get one chance to. But today, you are not just impressing the human eye, you are also impressing the scanning machinery, otherwise known as ats. It’s a very sophisticated application that is employed by human resource […]
Languages on your Resume/CV/LinkedIn
Today’s topic, languages on your resume or your linked. If you are bilingual, multilingual, sell them. They’re a great selling point. They are a sales proposition. Not everybody can speak one or two, three or four languages, so sell them. That’s a great selling point that makes you stand out from the competition. All the […]
Your Resume is the Passport To A GREAT Career
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.
How Long Should My Resume Be in 2020?
Resumes, and CVS are remarkably interesting documents and they’ve evolved over the years…how many pages should they be?
Should I Have a Picture on My Resume?
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.
How To Refresh Your Outdated Resume for 2020…
…to Get YOU the Interview Today’s question is about how to refresh your outdated resume for 2020 to get YOU the interview.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 […]
Updates Available …
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 […]
Taglines Not Just For Businesses
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 […]
Winner of a Free Certified Professional Resume
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 […]
Win A Free Resume from A Certified Professional Resume Writer
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 […]
Is Your Resume Gathering Dust?
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 […]
Get your resume noticed!
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 […]
Thank You and Best Wishes
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 […]
Still no job interview?
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 […]
Don’t Lie About Your Age To Get A Job
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 […]
Endorsements, Testimonials, Validations, References
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 […]
Quantifiable Accomplishments on Your Resume
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, […]
Who’s writing 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 […]
How Your Resume Looks
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 […]