Guest Post by Pauline Delaney, ResumeGenius.com For stay-at-home moms, starting a new job search after being out of the workforce for a long time can feel intimidating — especially if you have little or no professional experience. After all, you have to compete with candidates who have the advantage of years of uninterrupted career building.
We typically see one type of resume in the job hunting world – white paper, black font, and probably not much (if any) color. While this is the standard and will work for its intended purpose, it often doesn’t have a lot of personality. Certain jobs require more formality, so the standard is your best
Your cover letter is often the first thing that a potential employer will read from you, so it’s a very important document! Of course, your resume will be crucial since it lists all of your experience and accomplishments, but your cover letter is a place to add personality and make a case for your hiring.
We all know the importance of a resume when you apply for a job, but there’s often more to the application than just that. There’s the cover letter, recommendation letters, resume, and anything else requested by that particular position. We’re sharing our best tips to keeping your whole job application professional and effective, so you’re
Whether you already work from home or you’re seeking your first home based job, an interview is likely part of that process. Believe it or not, many of the interview tips for a traditional office job still apply to home based career positions. Read along for some of our best advice for interview success! Dress
Resumes are crucial parts of our application process. We typically can’t get a job without one! While they’re very important, they can also be tedious and frustrating for your potential employers. In addition to that, they often have an enormous amount of resumes to sift through. Whether it’s too much text, ancient job positions, or
Your resume is one of the first things that a potential employer sees from you. It comes before you meet in person, and is often opened before the cover letter. Prospective employers want to know what you’re all about – and quickly. It’s a great time of year to update your resume before the new
Home based job positions are highly coveted in today’s society. Since we can almost always work from anywhere, the concept of a traditional office is changing. Parents and families want more flexibility and time together, and work-life balance is becoming more of a prominent concept. Even if you want to work from home, you may
There’s nothing more disheartening than sending out job application after job application and not getting a reply to a single one. This is especially true when you’re trying to find a work-at-home job, feeling isolated but trying to stay on task job-hunting instead of binging the latest Netflix show. The struggle is real – but
We all know what’s needed to apply to a job – a strong cover letter, resume, and great references. Unfortunately, this isn’t enough to secure an interview or the job! Those hiring today are truly looking for quality applicants, and that doesn’t just include your experience. Quality applicants take the time to truly invest themselves