Category: Interview Best Practices

An Insider Guide to Resume Writing- 5 Success Secrets

CATEGORY: Interview Best Practices
POSTED: September 18, 2014 at 10:45 am

The accepted resume format that job seekers have been told to use for decades actually does very little to help most candidates. This old school format that is familiar to most job seekers looks like this: 1. Contact Information 2 .Objective 3. Work history 4. Education Professional affiliations or other information. What many candidates don’t... » Read Full Article

It’s Not Bragging

CATEGORY: Interview Best Practices
POSTED: April 17, 2014 at 1:39 pm

At least once a month I work with a client who is concerned about bragging in his or her resume. As I conduct the interview to find ways to quantify experiences and accomplishments, I often get a nervous chuckle with this reply: “Gosh, I just don’t want to sound like I’m bragging.” The dictionary defines... » Read Full Article

Interviewing: How to Put Your Best Foot Forward

CATEGORY: Interview Best Practices
POSTED: January 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm

So you’ve spent countless hours researching job openings and potential employers and finally get contacted for an interview. Now what? The last thing you want is to go in and say or do the wrong thing, so preparedness is critical. Initially, you will most likely be contacted by phone or email to determine whether there... » Read Full Article

How to Survive and Excel at a Lunch Interview

CATEGORY: Interview Best Practices
POSTED: November 27, 2013 at 4:31 pm

How to Survive and Excel at a Lunch Interview by Cindy C, ResumeEdge Certified Writer   Regular job interviews are stressful enough. You have to be “on” every moment. You must dress appropriately. Thoughts of tricky questions that the hiring manager might spring on you are racing through your mind. But the lunch interview—now, that... » Read Full Article

Tips for a Successful Phone or Lunch Interview

CATEGORY: Interview Best Practices
POSTED: June 18, 2013 at 7:16 am

by Lou H., ResumeEdge Certified Writer – Putting together a professional resume that highlights your abilities and accomplishments is just the first step when you are searching for a rewarding career opportunity. Once you have the tools you need in hand, the next step is to identify prospective employers and get their attention! When you... » Read Full Article

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