I have a number of friends who have created resume websites and seen some success doing it. What should I include in a resume website? Is there an advantage in having a traditional resume AND a non-traditional resume to accompany it?
Hi there! There are a lot of things you can create as part of the creation of your personal brand. A resume website, a video resume, a traditional resume, a carefully complete LinkedIn Profile,…View all answers »
Is it necessary to include a cover letter with a resume when applying for a job, if the job doesn't explicitly ask for one?
My peers my disagree, but I would not include a cover letter if it does not ask for one. Many times they are read once if read at all. I also find that people make many errors on their cover letters such as…View all answers »
I'm applying to a large corporation that has multiple locations. Is it appropriate to use the main Headquarters address on my cover letter? My concern is the HR department or Recruiting Representative may be in one location, the Headquarters in another and the position I'm applying for is in another?
Often times companies have locations around the world. Addressing your cover letter to the Corporate office is completely fine, and very common at that. Be sure that within your letter you mention…
Should I put references on my resume?
Great question and an important one at that! There is no need to include references on a resume unless an employer specifically asks for them. Typically a resume should only include your summary, education,…View all answers »
What should I not include on my resume?
The points below is really about keeping your resume professional and for the hiring team knows the facts about your skills sets and experience to make a decision.
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