Topic: Resume

Your resume is the most important tool in your employment campaign. It needs to be versatile enough to pass muster with human and software resume screeners, HR specialists, and the hiring manager for whom you hope to work.

Bottom line: A winning resume must be an ad for your value, not a product manual of every function you’ve ever performed in your career. It needs to stand out from the crowd, but it also needs to follow formatting and content rules that will keep it moving through the system.

Sound tricky? Read on for articles that spell out the resume rules.

Simple Microsoft Word tricks to improve your resume

Start your job search on the right foot with a clean, easy-to-read resume.

The Resume Litmus Test

Make sure that hiring managers actually read your resume by taking this quick barstool litmus test.

7 Little Changes That’ll Make a Big Difference With Your Resume

Wondering how to get recruiters to notice your application?

Out of Work, Not Out of the Running

“I’ve been looking for a job” is no way to account for your time unemployed.

The 8-Minute Resume

The 8-Minute Resume

You’re eight minutes away from a better resume.

Quiz: Is Your Resume Under-Formatted?

Quiz: Is Your Resume Under-Formatted?

10 ways to tell if your resume is lacking the visual cues recruiters look for.

How Much Is Your Resume Worth?

How Much Is Your Resume Worth?

A well organized, easy to read, and error free resume is your gateway into getting the interview.

8 Things On Your Resume That Annoy Hiring Managers

8 Things On Your Resume That Annoy Hiring Managers

Avoid these resume techniques and phrases that annoy hiring managers.