With a decade’s experience of writing about job search and recruitment topics, Paul understands the power of words to influence mindsets and alter destinies. His previous recruitment career taught him that the seeds of a successful job search are sown long before you come to writing your resume. Dad of two great teenage kids and husband to a long-suffering writing widow.
There are many choices to make when sitting down to write a resume. One early choice is whether you want a resume template with one or two columns. Two-column resumes can really pack a punch if used effectively.
If you are pondering how to start your resume, it may be worth using one of our resume outlines to structure the telling of your career story. We investigate how to structure your job search sales pitch.
Working in time shifts is more common than you might think. If organized properly, it can become a new normal without too much disruption. If you can overcome the challenges, an ability to work at abnormal times could be a competitive advantage.
You will likely apply to plenty of jobs during a job search. But what if a company posts several job listings and you feel qualified for more than one of them? Is it bad to apply for multiple jobs at the same company?