THURSDAY FLASHBACK: Write that Resume!

There is a lot going on in the world today. Jobs have been lost. Jobs have been gained. Some people are on furlough. If you are ready to write that resume, here are quick tips. Make sure you understand resume basics before you start writing.  You must condense your work experience into a concise, easy […]

Overcoming Obstacles: Resume Hacks

Hiring Managers have a difficult task. They need to fill job vacancies, but they must wade through poorly written resumes. Help a prospective employer make a quick decision to call you by crafting a nice resume. The work history is the real “meat” to any resume. Hack #1: Do not copy the job description. Some […]

Surviving COVID-19: Resume Tips

Will the nation reopen on May 1st? What have you done during the wait? When companies open their doors, you need to step up with your resume. Employers only spend 10 seconds glancing at a resume. You need to grab their attention and pull them in with a great resume.  Do a little research to […]

Write That Resume During COVID-19

In March 2020, 7.1 million people were unemployed according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is believed that COVID-19 created a sudden rise in unemployment by almost 1%. If you are unemployed during this crisis, it’s time to write that resume! Make sure you understand resume basics before you start writing.  You must […]

How to Write a Cover Letter – Bringing Home the Bacon

As the world spins with uncertainty, use the time at home to develop yourself professionally. When the chaos clears, you will be ready to step up and step out. Welcome to the fifth and final installation in the series on writing cover letters. We’re almost there. Put the finishing touches on your cover letter. Keep […]

How to Write a Cover Letter – Getting Creative

Welcome to the fourth installation in the five-part series on writing cover letters. Today’s job market is competitive. If you don’t have an inside connection with the hiring company, you really need to cross your t’s and dot your i’s. Hiring managers love to see statistics. Quantify work experience in the cover letter. Use numbers […]

Spring Forward, Spring into That New Job!

This Sunday, Indigo Stone will post their fourth installment in the five-part series for writing better cover letters. Catch up on the latest tips that will help you land your dream job. Ack. Job hunting. Nobody likes it. Unless you have family or friends to make connections for you, you are fighting an uphill battle.  […]

How to Write a Cover Letter – Avoid Common Pitfalls

Welcome to part three of the five-part series on writing cover letters In this blog post, we are going to discuss how you can avoid common pitfalls in cover letters. Many job seekers repeat their resume in the cover letter, word for word. Don’t do this!  Pick 3-4 relevant accomplishments in your resume and use […]

How to Write a Cover Letter – Shining with Pizazz!

Welcome to part two of a five-part series on writing cover letters Hiring managers are looking for candidates that can help them solve problems. Building on the company research you conducted in step one of cover letter writing, you should know the company’s biggest hurdles. You don’t have to be too detailed, but you can […]

How to Write a Cover Letter – Dip a Toe into the Pool

Welcome to this five-part series on writing cover letters Ack. Job hunting. Nobody likes it. Unless you have family or friends to make connections for you, you are fighting an uphill battle.  The best thing you can do is arm yourself with knowledge. Knowledge is power. We live in a digital age. Some may wonder […]

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