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“Do I Need a Cover Letter?” The Answer is Always “Yes”

October 29th, 2016|

I bet you’ve asked yourself this very question many times – “do I need a cover letter”? The answer is yes, absolutely, without a doubt!

Contrary to popular belief, cover letters are not passe. You may have heard recruiters say that they don’t read them. What you haven’t heard however, is that they still skim cover […]

Why You Should Stop Using a Resume Objective

October 15th, 2015|

You’ve probably noticed that our resume templates are missing one section – a resume objective. This is not an oversight. Here’s why you should stop using a resume objective – it’s a waste of space on your resume… very valuable space.

Remember when we discussed the reality that your resume is not a list of duties, it’s a […]

Awesome Cover Letters – 3 Things They Have in Common

September 16th, 2015|

Most cover letters aren’t that great… in fact, many suck.  Awesome cover letters are rare, but when they’re good, they’re spectacular and often written by someone who really knows how to write a killer cover letter.

By now, you already know that writing a generic cover letter addressed ‘to whom it may concern’ is not going […]

Should You Apply for the Job with a PDF or Word Resume?

October 9th, 2014|

“Email me your resume”
These are the magical words every job seeker wants to hear. The question now is which format to send your resume. Should you send it as a PDF or as a MS Word document? The answer is – it depends.
1. Who will be receiving your resume?
Headhunters/Recruiters:
Some of our team members at Resume Template […]

Outdated Resume Mistakes That Hold You Back

October 9th, 2014|

The average person only searches for a new job a few times in their lives, so it’s  easy to make outdated resume mistakes that hold them back from finding a job they really want.

The resume you used eight years ago is not going to work in today’s competitive job market. Here are three basic, but […]

Why You Should Never Include Your Picture On A Resume

October 9th, 2014|

Forget everything you’ve heard about including a picture on your resume and remember this instead – IT’S UNPROFESSIONAL… at least in North America. Not only will it not help you get a job, but including your photo on your resume may ruin your chances of finding a job. For this reason, none of our resume templates have an […]

4 Tips To Boost Your Job Search

October 9th, 2014|

Finding a job is not an easy task. Not only will you have to plow through hundreds of job postings, but the silence can be deafening. Not getting a response to your job application is hard. Who likes rejection? The key is to create a job search strategy and with a well written resume and […]

Keywords On Your Resume – Your Key to Job Search Success

August 9th, 2014|

You’ll notice we take pride in the fact that our resume templates are industry-specific and keyword-optimized. For example,  if you’re a marketing or administrative professional we offer customizable resume templates that are optimized for your particular industry.

We do this because we know that in order to have job search success, you need excellent content as well as a resume that […]

Which Resume Format is Best For You

January 10th, 2014|

Should you use a functional resume, chronological resume or a combination resume? The choices can be confusing. If you’re like most people, you’ll automatically choose to use a chronological resume, but have you considered whether this is really the right resume for your experience?
When deciding on a resume format, you should consider the following:

Are you […]