Career Articles

Get Yourself Noticed in the Pile of Resumes

Hi, I’m Susan Lamar and I am here today to thank you for Resume Advantage Pro. I’m a victim of the recession; two years ago I lost my job in an industry that was hit hard by our current recession, and I’ve been trying to find a job sense then, and little did I now how much resumes have changed until I got Resume Advantage Pro.

 

I love the modules; I’m currently on module 6. One of the things I really like about it, is it really makes you examine your past history but in addition what is personal about you. What […]

Great Resume Format to Craft Your Resume’

Hi, my name is Marco and I’m from West Palm Beach Florida.

My resume prior to Resume Advantage Pro was definitely not as polished or may be as insightful was after using the video workshop. The great thing about resume advantage pro is that you can take the material that you have and you are able to craft it into a much more presentable and compelling document which was really neat.

I thought the CD, Resume Secrets and Job Search Strategies was great, it has tons of great content there. One of the thing I learned that I didn’t know before was […]

Paralegal Resume

As a paralegal professional, you have training that is in great demand in law offices all over the country. However, as we always emphasize, this does not mean that opportunities will come to you.

A well-written, attention-grabbing resume can push your career forward or hold it back.

For starters, please look over our general article on how to write a resume. A paralegal resume is based on the same fundamental concepts as other types of professional resumes.

Now, here are a few pointers that are more specific to you as a paralegal:

1. Use the chronological format, but replace the objective statement with an […]

Job Interview – Skirt or Pants?

As a woman, choosing between a skirt or pants for a job interview can be tricky. On one hand, you want to appear powerful and assertive at the job interview. However, you also want to appear conservative enough for a professional environment. In this article, we will discuss whether skirts or pants are more appropriate for job interviews.

Before we start, please understand which types of skirts we are talking about. This article will discuss conservative skirts, generally knee-length, in the pencil or A-line style. We will not talk about miniskirts, high slit skirts, or other revealing garments. Everyone knows that […]

Accounting Resume

Your accounting resume has to stand out from the crowd to help you land your next job. However, in a field like accounting, many workers have similar skills, which can make it difficult to distinguish yourself.

That said, it is definitely possible to write an attention-grabbing, compelling accounting resume that still meets the expectations of hiring managers in this conservative industry.

First, please read our general article on how to write a resume. Your accounting resume should be built on the same basic fundamentals that apply to job seekers from other professions.

The following are extra tips to fine-tune your resume for the […]

Nursing Resume

Nursing is one of the most in-demand occupations today. Even in this difficult economic period, new health care jobs are cropping up every month. For example, according to the Department of Labor’s latest Employment Situation report, 44,000 health care positions were added in the U.S. in September.

However, that does not give you an excuse to become complacent. Just because health care jobs are out there doesn’t mean one will drop into your lap. You still have to market yourself, and that means having an excellent nursing resume that includes the skills hiring managers want to see.

First, please read our general […]