A great way to share more about your background is to have a prepared document, like a professional bio.
A couple weeks ago, my brother Max sent me his resume in a text message, and asked me to ‘spruce it up a bit’ for him.
While an eye-catching resume alone probably won’t land you your dream gig, it doesn’t hurt to put a little extra effort into how you present yourself on paper.
No matter what industry you work in (or your experience level in that industry), a plain, black-and-white resume written in Times New Roman font can actually weaken a job application. But just because resumes have gotten more creative doesn’t mean you need special design software to make your application stand out. On the contrary, writing your resume in good old Microsoft Word is still the […]
I’m willing to bet we’ve all heard a few hard-and-fast rules when it comes to creating a resume. Keep it to one page, for instance — or No need to include a summary or objective on your resume. Surprisingly, I’ve come to find out that both of those are incorrect, as reported by new data from Zety. (FYI, to boost your chances of scoring an […]
Is your professional bio as good as it can be? In this article, we have nine real bio examples you should definitely compare yours to — and a series of free bio templates you can use to perfect it. Most people don’t think about their professional bio until they’re suddenly asked to “shoot one over via email,” and have approximately one afternoon to come up […]