Looking for a new job opportunity? It’s never easy to leave a job or industry that you have been in for a long time. However, making the switch can be worthwhile. One of the first things you’ll want to do is make sure your resume is transferrable and up to date with your most recent career achievements.
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What do you see when you look at your resume? Are the pages just words? If you answered yes, it’s time to beef it up. Incorporating numbers or metrics into your resume can help you stand out during the interview process and keep track of your achievements throughout your career journey.
We want to help you showcase the impact you’ve made on the job and how you can add value to any company by incorporating metrics on your resume. (more…)
If you haven’t updated your resume in a while, now may be the time that inspires you to do it. September was International Update Your Resume Month, designated by Career Directors International. We at Job Journey want to help you revamp and polish your resume with these four tips. (more…)
March 20 was the first day of spring, and you know what that means! It’s time for a bit of spring cleaning. While you’re cleaning out the garage or shaking a few cobwebs loose in the attic, why not take a feather duster to your resume as well? It’s never a bad idea to update things when you can, and the season of change can be a great time to change things up on your resume. Here are some quick tips! (more…)
We’re a few weeks into the new year, and if you haven’t set goals yet, it’s time to hunker down and get started. A great first goal? Updating your resume! Whether you’re looking for a new job or just want to tune things up, we’re here to help. Here are a few things to adjust in your resume this year.
- Get rid of old jobs
If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, you’re likely to have plenty of jobs on your resume. But when it comes to the job search, you need to tailor your resume for newer jobs. That means taking out anything that isn’t up to date. If you’re looking for an office job for example, you’ll just want two to three of your most recent jobs and not anything too far beyond that. But you can still keep those older jobs on LinkedIn if you think they could be relevant in the future! (more…)
Happy holidays! Here at Job Journey, we talk a lot about resumes. Which makes sense, since it’s one of the things job seekers ask us about the most. We love chatting about formatting, ways to stand out, and how to make sure your resume makes it to the HR manager.
Now, it might just be our passion for resumes showing, but wouldn’t offering to look over your friend’s resume be an awesome gift? You could even exchange resumes and give each other feedback, all in the spirit of the holidays!
If you’re not sure what to look for when reviewing your pal’s resume, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few things to keep in mind: (more…)
It’s that time of year again. A time to eat turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and give thanks. It’s Thanksgiving Thursday! And what better way to celebrate the holiday than giving thanks to our favorite job search tool, the resume.
We thank our resumes for always being with us, and for traveling the unknown of the world wide web to meet with interviewers. But more than saying our thanks, we should show it with some resume updates, too! Here are a few ways to ensure your resume sparkles this holiday season. (more…)