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Take the Luck Out of Resume-building

Take the Luck Out of Resume-building

Top topics to consider when writing a resume You send off a resume with a sigh, knowing it could be one of hundreds that pass in front of a hiring manager or HR representative. With odds like that, it can seem like getting an interview is down to the luck of the draw. Hopefully they’ll […]

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It’s Time to Enhance Your Resume

It’s Time to Enhance Your Resume

The Job Genius program from Express Employment Professionals is an educational video series that offers insights on the job market and how to get a job. The video series includes information on writing your resume, finding job opportunities, interviewing, and more. No matter how long you’ve been searching, you know the important role your resume […]

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The Resume Issue: Our Top Resume Advice

Over the years on Movin’ On Up, we’ve offered a lot of advice to job seekers and those new to the career world. And oftentimes, we choose to write about resumes, because they’re a very important element in landing your next job. Your resume is usually the first impression and can make or break your […]

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Read This, Write That. Matching Your Resume to the Job Description

By Ashley Turley If you want to get noticed by potential employers, sending out your resume to anyone without tailoring it won’t cut it anymore. Not only are you now in competition with more job seekers, but chances are, your resume will first be filtered through a scanning program that will determine if an actual […]

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The Shocking Truth Behind Résumés

Most people would agree that it’s still a tough job market out there. According to an article from CNN Money, for every one job opening there are three unemployed Americans, and that doesn’t even include upcoming graduates, the under-employed, and the currently employed individuals who may also be vying for the open positions. With all […]

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Formatting Rules to Keep Your Résumé Fit

Formatting Rules to Keep Your Résumé Fit

A good résumé takes effort and time to create. A well-written, professional-looking résumé can take you far in the job search, while a poorly constructed one may do very little to get your career moving. Depending on the career field you are in or trying to enter, résumé content will vary from person to person. […]

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What to Do About Work Gaps

What to Do About Work Gaps

Whatever the reason is you’re looking for a new job, you’re going to need a résumé. And, you want one to stand out to an employer and make them take notice of you in a positive way. So, what do you do if your work history has a few gaps along the way? With typically […]

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Strengthen Your Résumé’s Core

Strengthen Your Résumé’s Core

Your work experience is an important part of why a potential employer should want to hire you. So, what does your current work history say about you? Does it make a potential manager take notice of you or does it only get a quick glance, never to be looked at again? Your work history section […]

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Résumé Boot Camp – What to Include in a Summary

Résumé Boot Camp – What to Include in a Summary

Do you feel like your résumé is missing something? Don’t feel like it has that “Ka-Pow” that it needs to grab an employer’s attention? Well, get ready to whip your résumé into shape with our new Movin’ On Up series, Résumé Boot Camp. Each week for the next month we’re going to focus on a […]

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