Job Interview

How to Explain Employment Gaps

Jobs aren’t easy to come by in a down economy. With layoffs continuing and companies hesitant to begin hiring workers, those who have been caught in corporate down-sizings often experience a wait of six months or longer before finally landing a new job. Particularly if the job seeker has additional […]

resume writing

Top 10 Resume Mistakes

1. Typos, Misspellings, Poor Grammar, Improper Punctuation, Inconsistent Formatting. Proofread…Proofread…Proofread! If you claim to be detail-oriented, don’t shoot yourself in the foot. Spell checkers and grammar checkers don’t catch everything. Have you checked all the commas, periods, and em-dashes? Is the spacing between lines and paragraphs consistent? Did you use […]