Is A 'Functional' Resume Format Ever The Best Choice?

Years ago there was only one resume format. It was chronological. In that format, we list our experiences from the most recent to the most distant in time. Then about thirty years ago a new resume format came into being. It's called the Functional resume format. In that format, you don't [...]

September 8, 2016

Rx For A Winning Resume

A resume is a synopsis of your professional life. Like a snapshot, it just has to show that you were doing something while you were there. It isn't exciting, in fact it's downright boring. Still, you have to have it, and for most of us, it's hard to write because we too often doubt ourselves.

September 8, 2016

The CV sins to avoid | IOL

Johannesburg - Having a good qualification and a great track record provide compelling reasons for employers to consider a candidate for a position, but many with those crucial qualities never even make it to the interview list because of simple but persistent mistakes.

September 8, 2016

The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

When you're not looking for a job, it can be easy to ignore your LinkedIn profile. Sure, you add people you meet at networking events as contacts and accept requests as they come in, but everything else? Eh, you'll get to it when you need to.

August 13, 2016