How To Write A CV or Curriculum Vitae (Example Included)

By Mike Simpson In the job hunting market, there are lots of ways an employer can learn about potential hires; from business cards, to personal websites, to job applications. Of course, no little piece of paper is better known than the resume. But what if an employer asks you for a CV? What is a…

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How To Write A Killer Elevator Pitch (Examples Included)

By Mike Simpson You’re on the elevator, riding up from the lobby to the top floor to drop off your resume with Human Resources in response to a job posting for your dream career. You’re excited, but nervous, because you know your resume is going to be just one of hundreds that the hiring manager…

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How To Write A Resignation Letter (Example Template Included)

By Mike Simpson Saying goodbye to anyone can be a difficult decision, especially when you’ve invested both time and emotion into the relationship. But what about saying goodbye to your boss and job? We’ve all been in those uncomfortable situations, when things just aren’t working out and it’s time to move on. Maybe you’ve gotten…

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Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years? (Example Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson So you want to know how to answer “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”… Well to do that, we need to get back in our magical time machine and go to a time most of us remember fondly. Do you remember as a kid playing with the Magic 8-Ball? It was always…

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How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy

By Mike Simpson This is Part 1 of a 3-part series on getting more job interviews and more job offers: Part 1 – [You Are Here] – How To Get More Job Interviews and Job Offers With This Powerful New Strategy Part 2 – How To Create Your Own Personal Website In Under 15 Minutes…

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How To Write A Letter Of Interest (3 Great Sample Templates Included)

By Mike Simpson We’ve all been there… Sitting in front of your computer with both hands covering your face, exasperated from the amount of time you’ve spent with your eyes transfixed on your computer screen… (Aaargghhhh!) You’ve combed all of the job boards in search of the perfect job, but alas, haven’t been able to…

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Why Do You Want To Work Here? (Sample Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson There comes a time in every job seekers quest for the perfect position when they come across a question that just seems…stupid.  A question that, at first glance, seems almost insulting it’s so basic.  And yet, those questions are the ones that are meant to trip us up, a stumbling block placed…

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Personal Branding For Job Seekers 101

By Mike Simpson So you want to learn a little bit more about personal branding? Well, in order to do that, start by taking a good look at what you’re wearing.  Odds are, you’ve got an article (or more) of clothing on with a logo on it.  What are those logos?  Is it an easily…

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68 Dynamic Action Verbs To Enhance Your Resume (Examples list Included)

By Jeff Gillis Let’s be honest here… Who doesn’t love the idea of time travel? So in order to discuss action verbs, let’s take a step back in time and take you on a little trip down memory lane to a favorite game we all used to play in school. You remember it…the silly stories where…

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What Are Your Strengths (and Weaknesses)? – Example Answers Included

By Mike Simpson Have you ever played chess?  How about the board game Risk?   What do both of these games have in common?  They’re both strategy games that have a way of bringing out your strengths and weaknesses.   They also require you to think multiple steps ahead of your opponent in order to project…

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