Tempted to Lie on Your Resume? Here Are Some Better Options

In a recent article, it was reported that 1 in 3 job applicants lie on their resume. Are you one of them? Speaking as a manager, discovering false information on a resume is sufficient reason to reject a candidate outright. Before you include false information on your resume, consider the following: Employers know that life […]

Three Simple Job Search Tips to Put Into Practice

If only job hunting could still be as simple as seeing a job posting in the classifieds, applying for the position, and starting your new employment endeavor. Job search today is more sophisticated , trickier, and highly competitive. You have to be imaginative, savvy and smart to be successful. Just responding to advertisements in the […]

Five Tips to Choose the Best Job Reference

References serve as a powerful tool during the hiring process. Hiring managers often contact references to find out what a candidate can truly accomplish and what they’re like to work with. Having a great reference to back up your skills is imperative, but not everyone knows how they should go about getting one. Here are […]

Spring Clean Your Job Search

Take time to spring clean your job search. Re-assessing and revamping your search will help you stay focused and organized without burning yourself out. Start by asking yourself if you have been diligent with your job search in terms of;Are you attending networking events? Are you networking on social media? Have you scheduled any informational interviews? […]

Top 10 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

The quickest way to get screened out as an applicant is to submit a seriously flawed resume. Here are the most common resume mistakes and tips on how to avoid them. Top 10 Resume Mistakes 1.Misspellings and grammatical errors are killers Spell check and proofread. Then have your document reviewed by a career coach, a […]

Honesty and Organization is “Key” in Your Job Search

Two Roads Professional Resources Technical Recruiter Crystal Romero shares some advice on the importance of communication and organization during your job search. When working with recruiters, it’s important to be as direct and honest as possible to avoid embarrassing situations both with the client company and your recruiter. One example is keeping track of where […]