The Great Hack: How to Write an ATS-Friendly Resume?

If you’ve ever been looking for a job, you’ve probably heard about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). These programs are designed to process up to 250 resumes for each corporate job offer and narrow them down to about a dozen.  This means that only a tiny fraction of resumes does ever get read.  Of course, no… Read More »

How to Not Appear Old with Your Education on Your Resume

As you get older, it gets a bit more difficult to ‘figure-out’ how to include Education on your resume. Do you list high school or not? What if you went to college but didn’t graduate? Should you include the years of attendance and graduation? These are all things to consider when working with this portion… Read More »

What Is the Average Project Manager’s Salary in the US?

Do you have a knack for leading people? Are you a detail-oriented person? Do you like working on complex projects that require a keen eye and a sober mind? If yes, you may just have the right skill set to become a project manager. Project managers are responsible for the successful initiation, planning, execution, coordination,… Read More »

My Boss Is Stealing My Ideas. What Should I Do?

Have you just seen your boss taking credit for a presentation that cost you a couple of sleepless nights? Ouch. That hurts. Of course, there are many upsetting things bosses sometimes do. But according to a survey by human resources company BambooHR, taking credit for what someone else did is the worst offense, making us… Read More »

Thomas Cook cabin crew works for free to bring home stranded vacationers

On the 25th September, Michelle Jubb was a passenger on one of the many repatriation flights following the collapse of British travel giant Thomas Cook. Their Cyprus to Bristol flight ended with a standing ovation. According to Michelle’s FB post below, “there wasn’t a dry eye on the plane”. Why? The Thomas Cook cabin crew… Read More »

This Is Keanu Reeves’ Resume of Kindness. If You Don’t Like It, You Must Be Dead Inside

Let’s celebrate a celebrity! But not just any celebrity! A celebrity worth celebrating! Some people get famous by posting half-naked pictures on Instagram. Others gain fame by being really good at something. And then there’s Keanu Reeves. Sure, he’s one of the best actors in Hollywood who also do their own stunts. Everybody remembers The… Read More »

LinkedIn Video for Job Seekers

I recently had the chance to chat with Ana Lokotkova, an amazing career advisor. She’s a talented professional with incredible energy, and I love her attitude about helping people “rock their career brand.” Ana focuses on telling career stories to showcase job seekers’ unique qualities to get employers’ attention, and she has great advice to… Read More »

Five Tips to Improve Your Professional Resume and Land an Outside Interview

When the time comes to look outside your current company for a new job, you need to take a good look at your resume to ensure that it is primed for getting attention from an outside employer. If up until now you’ve been applying to openings within your current company, climbing the internal ladder, your… Read More »

5 Extras That Can Make an Impact on Your Resume

Most people who are creating a new resume know that they need to include a summary at the top of the document, a skills section, professional history, and educational background. However, beyond these ‘typical’ sections, there are also extra things can pack a ‘punch’ with your new resume. #1 – Freelance or Contract Projects. Many… Read More »

How Do I Make My Banking Resume Stand Out? [+Real Resume Examples]

Pursuing a career in banking is not for the lazy. It’s a fast-paced, demanding and ever-evolving industry that requires you to have the ability to embrace change, accept risks and never cease to work on your skills. On the other hand, the banking industry is a reliable source of well-paid jobs, which makes it a… Read More »