What To Do When You Lack Relevant Job Experience
Have you ever come across a job posting for a position you know you were perfect for, but you didn’t have the “relevant experience the company wanted”. What did you do? Did you just move on and not apply? You probably should have applied for the job.
How To Write A Better Resume
I've been writing/editing on a freelance basis for over 4 years now. At first, I was looking for a way to make extra money, and I took any sort of job that came my way. I edited essays for high schoolers, wrote for a holistic health doctor, wrote resumes, cover letters, and a few white papers. I edited marketing copy for websites and brochures, and helped someone finish a memoir. But one of my favorite things to help people with are resumes. Resumes are, in a lot of ways, similar to poetry. They should be succinct yet comprehensive. Every word and line matters. It's easy for us all to leave things on our resumes that aren't altogether important. Audience matters always, but especially for resumes, which recruiters only look at for an average of seven seconds. Brevity has never been more apropos.
Video resumes are gaining popularity in 2022
Fueled by COVID-lockdowns, the abundance of free video editing software, and a shift towards reliance on video software during the job application process, an alternative to the traditional paper resume is gaining popularity.
Content Creation can help Land a Dream Job
People working togetherPhoto by RODNAE Productions from Pexels. Content creators shouldn’t be just a term for people who upload on YouTube, Instagram or TikTok. Job seekers need to be content creators too. If you want to up level your career and land your dream job, start tapping on your keyboard and show what you can do to get noticed. Here are some suggestions to brand yourself and showcase your skills.