Category: Samples

Do Resume Templates Matter?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: January 16, 2013 at 8:21 am

Many candidates mistakenly believe that the appearance of their resume isn’t as important as the content it contains. While it’s true that a beautifully crafted resume with generalized data won’t impress any hiring manager or recruiter, it’s equally true that no one will want to read a resume that isn’t aesthetically pleasing. You Have to... » Read Full Article

Resume Best Practices

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: June 2, 2009 at 8:12 am

Resume Best Practices & Standards1. Resume Design: Selecting the right design template to showcase your accomplishments based on your industry is important. If you’re in a conservative industry (banking, accounting), your template should reflect that and not lean heavily on designer fonts or frivolous designs.2. Page Length: Recruiters and Hiring Managers prefer resumes to be... » Read Full Article

Global Resumes & Cover Letters: UK

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: May 19, 2009 at 8:30 am

UNITED KINGDOMResume GuidelinesEducation:1. Secondary education, include dates/names/locations of schools, plus qualifications receivedSpecial Skills (include): 1. Language Skills2. Computer SkillsProfessional Experience:1. Include reasons for leavingInterests/Hobbies: Describe how time outside of work is spent Format: Education followed by professional experienceLength: No longer than two pagesCover Letter Guidelines1. Position you’re applying for and why2. Skills, experience, abilities that... » Read Full Article