Can you use colour on your resume? Today’s topic is can you use color on your resume? Yes, you can, but like everything, in moderation. Don’t create your resume in full colour. Use it strategically. Colour or bolding is created to emphasize something. Stay with one color throughout your resume. Choose a colour that represents […]
Let’s review the top 3 cover letter mistakes that people make when applying for a job.
It’s important to avoid these 6 job search mistakes in order to have a Successful job search.
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.
There are many reasons why you might have a gap in your resume or in your employment. Be open and honest and explain the reason why.
…to Get YOU the Interview Today’s question is about how to refresh your outdated resume for 2020 to get YOU the interview.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 […]
When you send your resume to an HR department or to an executive recruiter, rarely are they read. Here’s what happens and how to optimize your chances
I am Martin Buckland. I’m an executive career management practitioner and I help senior executives across the world, reach their career goals. The question that I’m answering today is, “How many references do I need?” I would suggest you have five. Why five? It’s always good to have an odd number and the five should […]
The answer to this question is a resounding, ‘No’. If you include, ‘References Available Upon Request’, you are Instantly dating yourself. We have not put ‘References Available Upon Request’ on a resume for at least a decade. You should have your references typed up on a nice clean sheet, and you should give them to […]
As a potential candidate for a job, your interest is an employer’s job description but the employer will be interested in your performance and not a job description. If your resume is going to open up doors for you it must be performance based! Anyone can assume responsibilities and tasks but it is quantifiable results […]