When companies publish a help wanted ad, they are likely to get tons of responses. People may submit resumes even if they think they have an inkling of a chance to land the position. This leaves recruiters with the task of sorting through possibly hundreds of resumes to find the best applicants, and most of them will lighten their load by starting with the resume summary.
A CV, also known as a curriculum vitae, is key in helping job seekers connect with hiring managers, recruiters, and key decision-makers. Whether you’ve been actively job searching for a while or you’re just getting into the applicant pool, here’s what modern job searchers and students need to know when deciding how to write a cv.
If you are currently preparing for an interview, chances are you have come across the “why do you want to work here?” question, right? Although the reasons you have for wanting to work for a company may seem obvious to you, there is in fact a correct way to go about answering this question.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow Long Should A Resume Be?Only about 2% of submitted resumes result in an interview, and with the increase of remote work, job applicants can come from anywhere. For job searchers, this means that your resume needs to stand out and capture a hiring manager or recruiter’s attention.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Add a Resume to LinkedInOther than Job Searcher, LinkedIn is one of the better places to be if you want to be discovered by employers or even if you just want a place to get the latest updates on your industry or network. Having an active account on LinkedIn is the perfect opportunity to show off your qualifications, achievements, and experience. Employers will often look at job applicants’ LinkedIn profiles to gain some more insight, so it’s important your profile is looking its best.
jobsearcher.com/blog9 Best Jobs for IntrovertsIf you really think about it, we aren’t actually either introverts or extroverts. Instead, we’re all on a spectrum as ‘Big Five’ personality tests characterize. Someone more on the side of extroversion would enjoy social contact more, especially large group projects and company parties. It seems as if modern workplaces seem tailor-made for extroverts with the open plan layouts, which removes barriers between people. However, it seems there are very few options that would be perfect jobs for introverts that don't always require working from home.
jobsearcher.com/blogInterview Preparation 101Well, you did it. You made a great resume, you sent it out, you followed up and now you’ve accepted a job interview…and the job looks perfect. Now to land the job.
jobsearcher.com/blog17 High Paying Jobs That Don't Require a DegreeAfter graduating high school, many students' first thoughts aren't focused on trying to find the highest paying jobs that don't require a college degree. Many go to college to further diversify their skills so they can get a high paying job, but college is not for everyone. Some people can’t afford to continue their education at a university. Others may just not like going to school.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Respectfully Put in Your Two Weeks NoticeThe best reason for leaving a job is finding a new one. Whether you hate your job and can't cope, you’ve found someone who pays more, or you’ve found a way of advancing your career, it just may be time to leave. But how should you do it? Do you need to write a two weeks notice letter? If so, what are you supposed to write?