Welcome to Q&A From the Trenches! Every week we take your questions on building a resume, interviewing, searching for jobs – ask us anything! QUESTION: I’m trying to make a big career leap from Administrative Assistant to a position in marketing. I have a lot of experience with social media and website analytics, and email marketing as
If you’re currently employed and don’t want your supervisor to know you’re searching, or you just need to keep your job hunt under wraps, it’s a challenge to put yourself out there while keeping it confidential. It isn’t easy to make it known you’re interested in new opportunities, or checking out possibilities, without it getting back
Name? Check. Contact info listed? Check. Your LinkedIn photo? It sounds like a good idea, but you should not include ANY photographs on your resume – unless, of course, you’re a model or actor. By including details that don’t belong, your resume is saying “Hey, I’m unprofessional over here!”. Your resume must be professional-sounding and aligned
Once a ‘helpful’ social network for business, LinkedIn.com is now an essential resource for networking, career placement, and business-related information. We’ve put together six useful tips on how to make LinkedIn work best for you! Use your LinkedIn profile as a complement to your resume It’s a good idea to use your resume as a starting point
It sounds harsh … but if your resume honestly stinks you will not be considered for the positions you want. The pro team at Inspired Resumes has 7 “favorite” – in no particular order – signs that you might have a stinker on your hands. 1) Your personal contact information is, well, a little TOO personal.