Tips for IT and Information Technology resumes

Things to Immediately Change In Your Resume

Often, the best candidate does not get the job because their resume does not reflect their skills and capabilities. It can be even more frustrating when an average candidate appears more suitable. As it is, recruitment and hiring processes are very time-consuming. Everything would be easier if a resume showed the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant. This would increase the chances of success for both employer and employee and also save time. If you’re reading this and have found yourself in a similar quandary, then don’t worry. Here are some of the most important things to change in [...]

10 Things to Keep in Mind with Your IT Resume

Your resume is the first step towards getting your new IT job. It is the first impression you make on your prospective employer or recruiter. There are some things you can do to make yourself look good or look bad. Opt for looking good. This is especially necessary when you are in the field of Information Technology (IT). The field is highly competitive and you have to make a lot of efforts to make yourself stand out from the rest. It is important to consider that the hiring managers do not have enough time to run through every detail [...]

8 Easy Tips To Writing s Successful LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is one of the most popular websites in the world. It has become the default social network for no-nonsense professionals who want to recruit, connect and get hired. It was acquired in December 2016 by Microsoft to the tune of $26 billion and has over 500 million members. It is the full realization of the recruiting process for the 21st century. It will ostensibly be how you, and millions upon millions of others, are hired in the future. So you can imagine how important it must be to have a great LinkedIn Profile. Improving your LinkedIn Profile can lead [...]

Should I have a Resume Objective?

It’s a long-held belief in resume writing to include an objective section. It shows the employer what you hope to achieve and how you intend to achieve it. It can demonstrate maturity, a wide worldview, long-sightedness, and drive to accomplish your goals. However, in certain jobs it is considered the opposite. Resume writing doesn’t come with an instruction manual and nor should it. Usually when employers and HR recruitment heads are going through resumes, they get tired of looking at the same templates and lists and they often skim the resume to get a general idea of the candidate. If [...]

How to Write a Cover Letter that Stands out

Writing a good Cover Letter is like putting the icing on a cake. It will make you stand out. The meat of it all is below the surface, but you have to present the cake in a way that pleases the audience otherwise you shouldn’t bother at all. A stand out Cover Letter tells the employer a little more than the technical information that is listed in your Resume. It gives the employer a better look into your thinking process, your psyche and what you want to achieve in the company you’re applying to. This is why it’s important to [...]