Statistically speaking, you have a 6-7 percent chance of finding a job through a job search engine.
There is one primary mandate to writing technical resumes that get the attention and interest of the reader.
Now that you recognize the large number of undocumented technical positions available you must also consider that many of these positions exist outside of traditional IT departments. The Department of Labor not only underestimated the number of IT jobs available but you can rest assured that they also miscalculated the number of job seekers by a similar factor.
Given all of the bad news for job seekers over the past several months, finding a bit of good news is refreshing. The good news is that the Department of Labor statistics significantly misrepresent the number of IT positions available in the U.S. According to Foote Partners, a recognized leader in forecasting the demand for … Read more
Resumes are not designed as one size fits all. In fact, their purpose is to differentiate you from others and to grab the attention and interest of the reader. Resumes must do this while staying within generally acceptable rules for readability, language, and presentation. For technical resumes it can be a real challenge because they … Read more
There are two types of clients, those who want to participate in the resume writing process and those who want to leave all the details to the resume writer. The degree of participation can vary but without a doubt, little or no input leads to a poorly branded document. The resume may look and sound great but it won’t connect with the personality, style, and achievements of its owner. It will be so generic in nature that it could serve as the resume for any number of individuals.