The Resume Guy Blog2021-06-23T21:10:19-05:00

Where can I get a Resume Done?

For many, the process of getting a resume completed can be daunting. Unless you're a writer by trade, you're probably not too confident writing one yourself, and even then, you may be working with out-dated resume guidelines. So, where can you turn when you need to get a resume done? Local Career Centers can often provide help with your resume.  Typically Career Centers are located [...]

October 1st, 2021|

The One Thing You Should Never Do at Work

You overhear your coworkers talking by the water cooler, “Did you see what he was wearing?” For some, it might be tempting to join in, especially if you also thought those neon green pants your co-worker was wearing were outrageous! But, before you join in, remind yourself this—there is never an upside to gossiping at work. Keep these things in mind before engaging in gossip [...]

September 17th, 2021|

It’s Back to School Time: How to Manage Work & School

It's that time of year again where many employees decide to continue their education. Working and managing school is never easy, but here are a few tips on how to manage your workload. 1.Organize - Staying organized is critical to being successful balancing work and school. I highly recommend using a calendar, marking deadlines, and dedicating time on your calendar to make sure you give [...]

September 10th, 2021|

Common Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you went into an interview knowing exactly what questions you’d be asked? While we do not have a crystal ball, we can tell you what some of the most common interview questions are for new hires and give some advice on how to answer. 1. Tell me about yourself. This question often trips people up because it’s so open-ended. The [...]

August 27th, 2021|

Networking is Harder in 2021 & Here’s What You Can Do

There's no question that Covid-19 has made networking harder over the past year. Some people are still social distancing, working from home, and after work events are cancelled. This is making it harder than ever to network with your colleagues. However, it's still an essential part of your career success. Networking is harder but more important than ever. Networking is a great way to get [...]

August 13th, 2021|

What Are Soft Skills & Why They Matter

What Are Soft Skills & Why They Matter Soft skills are common or core skills that are typically desirable regardless of your profession. These are usually skills you've acquired through experience, or may simply be part of your personality. Soft skills are abilities you've learned through life experience, self-teaching, and emotional intelligence. Soft skills matter because they are critical to your success at work. These [...]

July 30th, 2021|

What You Should Bring to an Interview

What You Should Bring to an Interview One thing you can do to stand out right away in an interview is to show up prepared. Most people show up to interviews empty-handed. You will appear planful, considerate, and responsible by showing up to an interview with the following things. A Copy of Your Resume Most people don't think to bring their resume because they assume [...]

July 16th, 2021|

3 Reasons to Attend a Career Fair

With the world starting to go back to "normal" post COVID-19 vaccine, career fairs are being scheduled across the country! It's definitely possible to complete your career search online, but attending a local career fair offers many advantages for career seekers! A career fair is a lot like Speed Dating for a new job! Here are 3 Reasons to Attend a Career Fair:  Opportunities - [...]

July 2nd, 2021|
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