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

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|

Interview Skills to Help You Stand Out

Interview skills are obviously important to help you land the job, but in some cases, employees may be very qualified for the job, but have underdeveloped interview skills. Here are some tips to help you stand out during the interview process. Be Confident It's easy to let nerves get the best of you, but the more confident you appear, the more likely the hiring manager [...]

June 18th, 2021|

How to be More Likeable at Work

How to be More Likeable at Work Being likeable at work goes a lot farther than you may realize. Think about it, as an employer faced with deciding between two employees both with the same skillset; one is challenging to work with and one is quite pleasant, who would you select? An employee who is well-liked and easy to work with is going to [...]

June 4th, 2021|