Resume Tips

How to Get Your Resume Noticed

With the job market as competitive as it is, prevailing over other candidates for the same job is more crucial than ever. And in most cases, your resume is how you make a first impression on a hiring manager or recruiter.


With a hot job market and with most resumes being submitted online via email or an application system, a prospective employer may receive hundreds of resumes for one position.


Amy WattHow to Get Your Resume Noticed
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How AI Plays a Role in Your Job Search (And How to Get Around It)

When applying for jobs, it is easy to get discouraged by the amount of effort you are making without getting any calls for interviews in return.

You send your resume in response to dozens and dozens of job postings and receive little more than a reply acknowledging your submission.

Don’t lose hope. There is likely a good reason AND a workable solution! 

Amy WattHow AI Plays a Role in Your Job Search (And How to Get Around It)
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How Resume Templates are Killing Your Chances of Finding Work

Resume templates are easy, but often contain structural problems. Instead, do it the right way with a professional resume writer!

When you are on the job hunt, the first thing that you need to do is complete your resume. You know your employment and education history, but you don’t know precisely how to formulate your resume to land the interview. So, as many of us do when looking for answers—you turned to the internet and downloaded a resume template.

Amy WattHow Resume Templates are Killing Your Chances of Finding Work
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Can a resume design have colour? Absolutely!

Most of us have seen the typical resume templates; however, while they may be pleasing to the eye, most are not applicant tracking software (ATS) compliant. This means that you will probably be eliminated from the process because the resume reading software cannot “read” your resume.  Many of these resume templates are remarkably similar to each other.

Amy WattCan a resume design have colour? Absolutely!
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What’s a good resume headline?

A headline is a brief phrase that can grab the hiring manager’s attention while showcasing your value and fit.

  • Keep It Succinct: The resume headline’s goal is to concisely state your value as a job candidate. A resume headline should be one short phrase; it may not even be a complete sentence.
Amy WattWhat’s a good resume headline?
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