Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Nov 25, 2010 in , , | No Comments

Top Ten To Remember

The following are the most common mistakes people make when looking for a job. It was originally compiled by a Human Resource professional and now updated by me.

  • Don’t follow instructions on the application or don’t file before the deadline.
  • Don’t apply for the job opening.
  • Make mistakes in spelling and grammar.
  • Submit an application that is dirty and wrinkled.
  • Forget to include a resume.
  • Make vague statements about their qualifications.
  • Are late to the interview, or don’t show up at all.

Writing Resumes and Cover Letters

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Nov 18, 2010 in , , | 6 Comments

The Art of Crafting a Resume

Writing a resume can easily be described as crafting a tool used to market yourself. It is much more than a list of education, work experience, and volunteer endeavors, it is a way to convey your value to a potential employer–both present and future. Taking the time to craft a winning resume will be well worth the effort, since this is the first introduction of who you are and what capabilities you possess, to those that do the hiring.