Change is Coming!

We all know change is inevitable, right? Well, after much thought and consideration, and nearly 30 years of improving resumes for people across the globe, Peterson’s has decided to wind down our interests in ResumeEdge. While the service will be temporarily unavailable to new users, there’s a new strategy in the works, and we hope to introduce a new version shortly – please check back soon for more information.

If you just signed up for ResumeEdge, don’t worry, we’ve got your back and will continue to provide you with our services through March 31st. We know that many of you have come to rely on ResumeEdge, and we want to thank you all for your trust in our product, and encourage you to come back for more information on how to access the new product.

Thank you again, and we’ll see you soon!

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