Business People Club

How do Employers view your resume?

0 like 0 dislike
445 views
by GreedyPig
How do Employers view  your resume?

Your comment

Your name to display :
Privacy: Your email address will only be used for sending these notifications.
Anti-spam verification:
To avoid this verification in future, please log in or register.

1 Comment

0 like 0 dislike
commented by PerfumedNecromancer
Before an employer agrees to an interview, they need to be convinced that you are a great candidate for the position. This is where your resume is an essential marketing tool. It demonstrates to an employer your skills, experience and writing ability. Make sure your spelling and grammar are impeccable.

You should be creative, bold and humorous in your Cover Letter, but always be yourself. Nothing impresses an employer more than your knowledge of them or the company. Try and key in on something that will make your cover letter stand out; find some pertinent information about the company. Of course you only want to focus on the positive.

Employers use the resume process to narrow their selection. They will choose the best of the best as perceived by what is in your resume. Your resume is your only initial sales tool to impress the employer enough to give you an interview. As the bad cliché goes – You can only make a first impression once.

It's important that your resume be as strong and positive as possible. A poorly organized and haphazardly written resume demonstrates to the employer that you are not serious about yourself, and if you are not serious about yourself, you are probably not going to be an asset to the company.
The questions that are going through the minds of employer are:

• Can you solve problems?
• What are your strengths / weaknesses?
• What are the benefits of hiring you over someone else?
• How will you fit into the company?
• Will you have a strong commitment to your job?
• How independent are you / can you be a team player?
• Are you a fast learner?

Don’t forget to do your homework about the company, its history, its goals, products, etc. You can apply this information and dramatically stand out with a creative cover letter! Find information about the company by reading the company’s website, brochures, do a Google search, and look at competitors. There’s tons of good information out there if you look.

If you submit a boilerplate cover letter and boring resume, you find yourself at the bottom of the resume pile.

Related posts

0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 245 views
Employers view of your resume

Before an employer agrees to an interview, they need to be convinced that you are a great candidate for the position. This is where your resume is an essential marketing tool. It demonstrates to an employer your skills, experience and writing ability. Make sure your spelling and grammar are impeccable. You ... out there if you look. If you submit a boilerplate cover letter and boring resume, you find yourself at the bottom of the resume pile.

by AmazingKitty
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 1,094 views
6 to 20% employers look up your social networking page

Enjoying the anonymity of the internet in social networking? Are you revealing a bit more in Orkut, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, or BlogSpot? Extreme political opinions, photos, college pranks, weekend preferences and more? An increasingly popular trend, graduates stepping out of universities and ... responded to that same question with no comment. To quote Roberto Angulo of AfterCollege.com Students should be more concerned than they are.

by Octopuppy
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 342 views
How to write an awesome resume to get a job?

What to look for when writing my resume?

by Titank
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 214 views
Top 10 Things People Do Wrong at Interviews, And How To Avoid Them

A face-to-face interview is the most stressful part of the job search for many individuals, but it is also a critical component of the recruiting process. Up until this point, you have been able to hide behind your resume and cover letter. As the selection process starts to draw to a ... evaluating you, don't assume the interviewer knows you still want the job. Reiterate your interest and inquire about the next step in the hiring process.

by Madept
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 40 views
Advice For Writing A Strong Resume

Creating a strong, solid resume involves several steps, which, when taken together, prove fruitful for an improved resume. Simple enough in themselves, it is important to actually go through and check that all the elements needed for a strong resume appear. First of all, an aesthetically clean, ... , and interesting presentation. Once you send out this well-prepared resume, make sure your phone stays on as those phone calls start coming in.

by LoyalChief
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 270 views
8 Resume Editing Tips

It's amazing what a well-written and nicely presented resume can do for your job search. Before you send yours out, follow this checklist to ensure you are sending out an excellent quality representation of yourself. 1. Grammar, spelling, punctuation - Use the grammar and spell check function, then ... little click and voila! Alternatively, you can highlight the link, right click on it, and scroll down to "remove link" to deactivate the link.

image
by HistoryYak
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 324 views
How To Resign Your Job With Professionalism And Pride?

How To Resign Your Job With Professionalism And Pride?

by FoolishJaguar
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 318 views
How to negotiate when you are losing your job?

How to negotiate when you are leaving your job?

by Oystrich
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 232 views
DON'T WANT THE JOB? DO THIS!

Most people do not prepare properly for an interview. A lot of time, energy and money are spent in preparation for the chance to have an interview meeting with a prospective employer. However, little to no preparation is done for the interview itself. Most professionals spend an incredible amount of time ... be ready to address it and do so with confidence. Whatever you do always be direct and honest. Unfortunately, during interviews we are of

by HistoryGuy
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 189 views
Background Checks and Resume Verifications Protect Employers

If you are a business owner, manager, or work in the human resources department of a company, you've probably hired employees who have been less than truthful on their resumes. In fact, recent studies indicate that 75 percent of all resumes contain some form of falsification and fully 89 percent are misleading. ... applicants. It's a small price to pay for the peace of mind you'll have knowing that the people you hire are who they claim to be.

by Oystrich
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 223 views
6 Ways to help your employees beat stress and work more

If you would like your business to employ highly motivated and high-energy level employees then investing in the workplace atmosphere and facilities will help and will reduce work-place stress significantly. Research confirms that if your employees are stressed then that will cost you even more money in ... in mind and are doing all you can to improve working conditions they will respond and you will see an improved atmosphere and productivity.

image
by FlamboyantChomper
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 253 views
3 Points You Should Negotiate When You Are Losing Your Job

You work for a company that has been going through a lot of changes and upheaval. Word is going around about lay-offs and you worry you will be next. If you've been an exemplary employee and the lay-off is not because of anything you've done, be sure you ask these three questions as you ... ask these questions again. Knowing ahead of time what to ask for may give you the confidence to speak up for yourself at this difficult time. Good luck!

image
by Monkeyno
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 325 views
How to properly quit my job?

I want to quit my job soon. How to do it properly?

by Knighttime
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 432 views
How to become a flight attendant ?

I want to be a flight attendant. Any tips?

by Slayerk
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 341 views
How to Write a Letter of Reference?

How to Write a Letter of Reference?

by GiftedWrecker
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 391 views
How Students Can Find a Job?

How can students can find a job?

by Prepatriarch
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 479 views
How to find a Call Center Job?

How to find a Call Center Job?

by GroundHurricane
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 859 views
How to create the ultimate cover letter?

How to create professional proposals ?

by BeautifulWolf
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 314 views
How to Answer Interview Questions?

How to Answer Interview Questions?

by GamerAlpaca
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 370 views
How to Act During a Job Interview?

How to Act During a Job Interview?

by GreedySmile
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 336 views
How Not To Find A Job?

How Not To Find A Job?

by GreedyPig
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 245 views
How to prepare for an interview?

How to prepare for an interview?

by VirtualAssassin
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 232 views
How To Transition Yourself Into Retirement?

How To Transition Yourself Into Retirement?

by TwinNut
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 232 views
How To Remain Connected During Retirement?

How To Remain Connected During Retirement?

by Explorer
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 299 views
How to buy an Online Degree?

How to buy an Online Degree?

by Oystrich
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 274 views
How to prepare yourself when facing a job loss?

How to prepare myself when facing a job loss?

by TrainedGuy
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 227 views
How to prepare for an interview?

I am going for an interview and how to prepare for that real first interview?

by MammothMoth
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 293 views
How to get a job?

What are the ways to get a job?

by Conjursa
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 66 views
Legitimate Online Jobs (eBook)

Contents The Lure of Online Jobs................................................................ 3 Tips To Choosing Legitimate Online Employment ....................... 7 Customer Service Jobs................................................................... 9 Data Entry Jobs .............................. ... ....................... 22 Conclusion................................................................................... View eBook

by HarmlessRose
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 227 views
Find The Perfect Job In No Time

It's about who you know, NOT what you know! But, what if you don't know anyone? Then what are you suppose to do? You suppose to go hunting and make contacts. When finding any job the first rule is to make looking for a job your JOB! Finding a Job Is ... digging). You should prepare questions which you may have for the interviewer about the company and/or position. You should familiarize or refresh yourself with the requirements/qualific

by Monkeyno
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 160 views
Success In The Workplace Is All About Attitude And Approach

Whether you're just entering the workforce or have been entrenched for many years or are creating your own business, the world of work is an intrinsic part of all of our lives. And for a relative few, it's not all about the money. Our lives in the work world can take many transitions: As ... , with a better attitude and approach, one can at least make the best of it, and begin looking for another position that may be more satisfying. Ther

by Dragonig
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 57 views
A Sample Interview Thank You Letter

A sample thank you letter that you use after an interview, as a guideline or template, will save you a lot of time when preparing this type of correspondence. Since you'll prepare it before the job interview when you are not nervous and have a clear head, the letter will really increase your chances of ... choice and you are the only person who knows exactly what job would be best suited for you and if there is more than one type you'd consider.

by LoyalChief
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 76 views
6 Factors Of Career Success

What do employers look for in potential employees? That was the question that was posted recently on a career discussion forum online. Naturally, for each different position, the particular answers to that question would be different. However, there are some common skills that employers look for in all employees, whether the ... How do you measure up? Do you have the 6 In-Demand Skills for Success? Feel like you need some help? Give us a call!

by BumblingBee
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 60 views
5 Unusual Jobs You Can Get With A Nursing Degree

By the year 2014 - just eight years away - there will be 3.6 million new jobs available in the medical profession, and the bulk of those jobs - about 60% of them - will be open to those with nursing degrees of one kind or another. The demand for registered nurses is highest - the Bureau ... beach or other recreational setting. If you choose to work on site at a camp or other facility, your benefits may include free tuition for your own family.

by Herogue
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 286 views
6 Ways To Guarantee Record Breaking Holiday Sales!

Winter smells fill the air, cool breezes send the geese on their way, and frost steals the color from fall leaves. Yeah, it's that time of the year again. We get out our winter clothes and head for the malls. Shopping and the holidays go together like a hand in a glove. The question is, how ... loves a special deal. A special deal around the holidays, is like an extra goody in their stocking. Treat 'em, and they'll love you for it!

image
by Titank
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 268 views
5 Great Reasons To Hire A Telecommuter

How would you like to hire someone that is more motivated and more qualified to do the work and costs you less than your average employee? No, I am not talking about hiring someone illegally. You can accomplish this simply by employing a telecommuter. Let's take a look at ... position. Once you have experienced all the benefits a telecommuter brings to your organization, you may even consider converting even more positions to telecommuting.

by PlushSeal
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 227 views
5 Reasons Why You Need A Work-At-Home Schedule

One of the attractions of working at home is the vision of freedom it invokes -- no time clock, no time sheets, and no one to account to for how you spend your time. Yes, it is an attractive proposition, but like so many attractive propositions there is a heavy downside -- you are ... you find it difficult setting up your schedule and priorities for the day and week then perhaps your significant other or a friend can help you set your schedule.

by Oystrich
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 407 views
5 Creative Ways To Find A Job

Ok, you have posted to every internet job board and every job on Monster, CareerBuilder, and HotJobs. You've followed up with calls and networked until you are blue in the face. Each Sunday you take the newspaper and apply for every job in your field with little to no results. Well try some unique ... . Send them a thank you note. These are guerrilla tactics that can give you better results. Be sure to stay toned for another 5 creative tips.

image
by Tomatoad
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 263 views
5 Ways You Can be Prepared When Facing a Job Loss

Are rumors circulating throughout your workplace that there may be downsizing, a lay-off or merger? Are you scared and don't know what to do? These 5 tips can help you feel more in control of your financial situation: 1. Take a long, hard look at your monthly bills. Are in up to your neck in debt? ... life for the better. See this as a new opportunity, not as a loss, and your positive attitude will help you find a new job soon. Good luck!

image
by HairyMagpie
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 223 views
4 Tips To Ensure A Rewarding Experience When Hiring Others

Hiring an employee can be a big step for many small business owners. It means the end of doing EVERYTHING yourself and passing off some of the work! In order to make the experience rewarding for both you and your employees there are a few things that every boss and leader should do 1) Reward people ... to end up with your competition. So the moral of the story is find good people, train them, treat them well, and your business will take off.

image
by Celestiger
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 694 views
8 Great Interview questions to help you find the right Candidate

1) Do you have written goals you want to accomplish and if so, tell me about them? You are looking for indications of maturity, focus, planning ability and desire for achievement. 2) How did you earn your first paycheck, how old were you, and what did you do with the money? With this question ... answers to these and other questions you may provide, you'll have a good idea if you're ready to take the next step with this person. Good luck

by BumblingBee
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 385 views
What to know before hiring anyone?

What to know before hiring anyone?

by HairyMagpie
0 like 0 dislike
1 Comment 326 views
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 118 views
How Do You Price Your eBook?

If you price it too high when compared with your competition, you will find yourself steadily lowering the price, which will cause you all kinds of new problems in the future. For example, if you sell your ebook at first for $49.99, and later reduce it to $29.95, don't you think the people who ... up what problem your book solves and what the benefits of your book will be to the customers who purchase it. And then watch your market come to you!

by CharmingChamp
0 like 0 dislike
0 comments 118 views
How do you Market your Business?

According to a recently conducted study, 76.1% of respondents can recollect the advertiser's name through the promotional items that the latter have received from the advertiser. Most of the respondents also said that they are keeping the promotional items because they are useful. Promotional ... more businesses are seeking aid from these versatile promotional products. They are useful, productive and indispensable to the success of a business.

by FlamboyantChomper
Connect with us:
...