Struggling to Get Your Resume Noticed?

Anytime a company posts a job opening, hiring managers and HR personnel and are often flooded with resumes. Because they don‘t have the time or resources to deal with all of them, they find ways to eliminate candidates quickly.  Many don‘t give resumes much more than a cursory glance before deciding whether to keep or toss them. So, you must make those precious few seconds count.  Here are some suggestions for making your resume stand out from a crowded field:  Always tailor your resume to the […]

Don’t Be Fooled By “Title-Fluffing” When Interviewing for a Job

As corporations have diversified, they have also created a slew of fancy titles. Take Coca-Cola and Marriott, for instance, who both employ “chief blogging officers.” And then there’s Southwest Airlines with its “chief Twitter officer.”  It’s even been reported that Kodak once had a “chief listening officer.”  The IT sector was well known for its bizarre job titles: chief guru, chief evangelist, chief scrum master, […]