Having the right design, layout, and content for your resume is what stands between you and a new job. Many times you only have twenty to thirty seconds to capture the attention of your reader so approaching this endeavor with a clear strategy and plan of action is important. We'll tackle your resume one step at a time over the next few posts and give you tips on how you can update your resume to stand out from the crowd.
Consider your resume like an online dating profile. Not only does the content have to adequately cover your experience and capabilities, but it must be interesting and even enticing. Keeping the reader's interest means not having a War and Peace sized autobiography; cover the most important topics by giving just enough information to leave whoever is reading your resume the desire to know more.Read Article
As the Nation's largest real estate staffing agency, we review thousands of resumes and conduct hundreds of interviews each month. Always looking for the 'ideal'? candidate, we have identified five natural traits that are important to all of our clients, traits that make the difference in getting our candidates permanently placed on a regular basis....Read Article
One of the best ways to increase your chances of being hired when looking for a new job is to have good references to give to your prospective employer in case you're asked to provide some. The best references you could provide for a potential employer are those coming from individuals who've worked closely with you for some time, as they're able to effectively describe your skills, experience and accomplishments. Here are a few suggestions for helping you decide who to ask for these important references.Read Article
Your LinkedIn profile is one of the first places a potential recruiter will look when they are considering calling you for a job interview. That is why it's of the utmost importance to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that you can showcase your resume and skills. A recent study has shown that nearly half of all profiles on LinkedIn are incomplete so the chances are about 50-50 that yours is one of them. Here is a quick guide to help you optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure that potential employers are impressed by what they see.Read Article
Landing a great job requires much more than just writing out a few generic application letters and sending them away in the mail. Today, the job market is highly competitive which means that there are likely numerous others applying for the same job you have your eye on. It's therefore important that you go above and beyond when seeking out your dream job, especially for real estate jobs, so that you can find the best position that suits you. Here are a few tips we've put together which can help bring success to your job search.Read Article
Whether you're out of work looking for another job or are at the end of your rope at a dead-end job, it seems that everyone is drafting a resume these days. It's truly a buyers' market in the job market today, and you only have 20-30 seconds to make an impression upon your target audience....Read Article