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
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
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
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
Your resume is likely the most important document in your job search! We’ve compiled tips from HireMyMom.com employers to help you create your best resume. Read along for tips and advice to make your resume stand out and land the job. Hook with a Benefit to the Person Hiring! Business owners are so busy and
A high quality resume is a daunting task, but it’s completely necessary if you’re entering the job search market. Traditional resumes are good, but what can you do to really stand out? To make the best use of your time and application efforts, read along for some best practices in creating your best resume yet.
The new and improved weather this time of year comes with a sense of renewal and change. Many of us are seeking new employment, or simply looking for a new freelance project to fill a few hours. Either way, a resume is a critical component of this process. While we’re taking the time to spring
Ah, the cover letter – the sister document of your resume! It’s an important but often overlooked part of the job searching process, and one that demands more attention. Whether cover letters come across as an afterthought, are too lengthy, or simply lack any depth, there can be a number of errors avoided by taking