Infographic Resumes: Here to Stay, Or Just a Passing Fad?


The most difficult part of a modern job search is determining if the latest technology is a definite movement or only a passing fad. One example is infographic resumes.

Infographic resume (2)Everyone agrees that finding a job can be a job in itself, especially for employers who have to sift through thousands of identical resumes. So it might be reasonable to think job seekers will use eye-catching tricks in an attempt to stand out. One popular trend has become the infographic resume.

With infographic resumes, is it more than just a fad? It could be here to stay.

Video resumes are a prime example of technology gone awry—perhaps even becoming a running joke with employers. Some experts swear by them, others say job seekers should stay away.

The same is true with infographics, the vision and design phenomenon that has now made its way into the world of the resume.

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Infographics have already become common business tools, popular for summarizing information in visually appealing ways and making them easy to understand.

It is not difficult to imagine job seekers will try to do the same for their qualifications, strengths and abilities.

Isn’t that is the point of a resume, anyway?

However, an effective infographic resume should depend on the situation and type of job you are seeking. Do it right and it could get you noticed (in a good way); do infographic resumes wrong, and you may be the object of office jokes for years to come.

Four tips for creating a successful infographic resume:

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Eight Reasons Why Your Resume is Getting Dumped!


In today’s economic climate, the competition is difficult, but your resume should never be.

Why your Resume was DumpedThe resume is the most effective tool to kick-start your job search. Applying for a new job, the best way to get your foot in the door is your resume. It is not difficult to write a powerful resume, but it does take a little attention.

Some facts about resumes, and the way it can affect your career: Continue reading “Eight Reasons Why Your Resume is Getting Dumped!”

They’re Coming After You! Ways to Keep Your Job


The current economic climate has been volatile, and many workers have lost (or will lose) their jobs.

The problem is, you could be next!

Obviously, every job situation is different—an assortment of your industry, your organization, your performance and the circumstances of your job.However, in the right set of conditions, a layoff could be in the cards.

Instead of hoping potential threats to your job and career fade away, take action!

Ways to recognize the warning signs that your job may at risk:

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Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips


Interview

Let’s face facts.

There are many reasons a company will hire a person, the top two are: (1) the candidate fills an employer’s immediate need and (2) they have the character that will thrive in the corporate culture.

When it comes to making a hiring decision, many factors are simply beyond your control. The interview is clearly not one of them.

The interview is one of the few things that you can actually influence; the secrets to success there can be placed in the category of “simple-stupid.”

By focusing on six no-fail interview tips, you will be in the best possible position to get the job:

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Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips


Interview

Let’s face facts.

There are many reasons a company will hire a person, the top two are: (1) the candidate fills an employer’s immediate need and (2) they have the character that will thrive in the corporate culture.

When it comes to making a hiring decision, many factors are simply beyond your control. The interview is clearly not one of them.

The interview is one of the few things that you can actually influence; the secret to success can be placed in the category of “simple-stupid.”

By focusing on six no-fail interview tips, you will be in the best possible position to get the job:

Continue reading “Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips”

Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips


Interview

Let’s face facts.

There are many reasons a company will hire a person, the top two are: (1) the candidate fills an employer’s immediate need and (2) they have the character that will thrive in the corporate culture.

When it comes to making a hiring decision, many factors are simply beyond your control. The interview is clearly not one of them.

The interview is one of the few things that you can actually influence; the secrets to success there can be placed in the category of “simple-stupid.”

By focusing on six no-fail interview tips, you will be in the best possible position to get the job:

Continue reading “Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips”

Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips


Interview

Let’s face facts.

There are many reasons a company will hire a person, the top two are: (1) the candidate fills an employer’s immediate need and (2) they have the character that will thrive in the corporate culture.

When it comes to making a hiring decision, many factors are simply beyond your control. The interview is clearly not one of them.

The interview is one of the few things that you can actually influence; the secrets to success there can be placed in the category of “simple-stupid.”

By focusing on six no-fail interview tips, you will be in the best possible position to get the job:

Continue reading “Six "Simple Stupid" Interview Tips”