Sell Yourself, Don’t Sell The Job Description of Your Previous Jobs

Email conversation with client – Dear Always Typing, I spoke with you early to inquire if my resume can be reinvented in order for me to start receiving interviews within my career path: I am currently a student majoring in human resource management and I would love to receive a paid internship or a human…

Interview Them, Too

One of the most important things I can tell a job seeker is that they are interviewing the company just like the company is interviewing them. Many people get nervous when they go on an interview. They have a hard time talking about themselves or they’re afraid they’ll say the wrong thing. I would say…

Writing the Perfect Cover Letter

I’ve said before that cover letters are extremely important. Basically speaking, cover letters tell potential employers what you can do for them and how your skills translate into you being a good employee for them. Your resume demonstrates that you were a good employee for others. A good cover letter will have 3 main parts:…

Resume Types

Did you know there are different types of resumes? Most people who use the resume wizard in MS Word (bad idea, by the way) end up using the chronological resume type. That isn’t always the best type to use.

Social Media and Job Hunting

Let’s discuss social media and job hunting. We’ve all seen those posts in our Facebook news feeds of someone talking about their boss or discussing how they hate little kids while applying to a daycare center. Those instances are not as few and far between as you may think. In fact, Philip Newman, Head of…

Volunteering and Your Resume

One thing most people forget to put on their resume goes beyond qualifications and professional experience. Volunteer work, awards, and extra curricular activities can be highlighted, also. Were you the president of a fraternity/sorority? Did you get involved with showing new students around campus? Have you headed a sales team that produced top awards? Were…