Archive for the Category ◊ Resume Tips ◊

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

A resume might be good for several jobs you want to apply for. A cover letter will apply only to one job. It should be customized for the position to which you are applying. Let the interviewer know you are really interested in that position.  A good cover letter gets your foot in the door. […]

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Nothing is worse than spending time fretting over a cover letter and working hard to get the wording exactly right only for it to go unnoticed or unread. If you’re applying for an opportunity via email, don’t just attach the cover letter to the email. Instead, copy and paste your cover letter into the body […]

• Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

You’ve gathered job postings and started submitting…where are the interviews? While in the past a candidate could get away with simply listing the last few jobs they’ve held and elaborating during a job interview, this is no longer the case. In today’s highly competitive marketplace, the stage for a successful interview must be set within […]

• Friday, November 28th, 2014
• Monday, March 10th, 2014

Times have changed…  The idea of using an “objective” as the opening statement in your resume is outdated. Instead of using your opening statement to summarize what you’re looking for in a job, use it to show your prospective employer how you can give them what they’re looking for. Your opening statement should give readers […]

• Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Our Medical Device Recruiter always talks about resume and interview tips and yet we still see SO MANY resumes that are just too overstuffed. Many job seekers, including some senior level professionals, still fill their resumes with redundant information and then complain about the competitive field. It is true that the job market has become […]

• Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

As you may already know, we are a recruiting firm that specializes in the medical device industry. Between emails, LinkedIn messages, calls, and online applications, we usually receive over a thousand DAILY inquiries from job seekers alone! Among these inquiries, there is a large number of people asking for a professional advice on how to […]

• Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Most employed people probably think there is little, if any, reason they should be thinking about finding another job. Actually, nothing can be further from the truth. With companies struggling to ride the troubling economy wave, no one is truly “safe” in this job market, and that includes those who are already employed. Based on […]

• Wednesday, January 09th, 2013

We’re seeing more and more recruiters use the web as a place to search for talent and conduct employment background searches. This trend is set to increase year over year and I’ve been predicting that an “online presence search” will become as common as a drug test since 2007. Your online presence should consist of […]

• Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Here is a quick resume tip for you: People are most successful when writing a resume when they develop a very clear idea of audience. What would a hiring manager or recruiter for that particular job most desire in a candidate? How can you make your job function and accomplishments align exactly to the position […]