What HR Managers Are Looking for on Your Resume

When you apply for a job, Human Resource Managers are some of the first people to see your resume. What they see could make or break your chances of landing an interview. They are the gatekeepers who decide which resumes a hiring manager will see.

What do they look for on a […]

By |2019-09-25T11:16:49-05:00September 25th, 2019|

Common Job-Seeking Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

If you just graduated from college and are preparing to enter the workforce, consider yourself lucky. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employers plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 74 percent last year. With job prospects brighter than they’ve been in more than a decade, it should […]

By |2019-07-15T08:33:02-05:00July 15th, 2019|

How to Write a Cover Letter

For some job seekers, writing a cover letter is a pointless endeavor. But it’s actually one of the most important aspects of any job search. Cover letters are the first thing that many hiring managers see. It can create a positive first impression that encourages someone to read your resume, or […]

By |2019-06-24T08:55:17-05:00June 24th, 2019|

How to Write a Resignation Letter

 

You worked with Burchard & Associates and found a new job. Congratulations! Your hard work, interview preparation, and countless applications have finally paid off. You’re ready and excited for your new role — everything is falling into place.

But first, you need to quit your current job. Part of that is […]

By |2019-04-15T08:30:59-05:00April 15th, 2019|

6 Morning Habits of Highly-Successful People

The day’s success depends a lot on what you do in the morning. Many of the most successful people on the planet share the same morning routines.

This is no accident.

There’s a reason that high-achieving individuals have many morning rituals in common. There are certain things you should do when you wake […]

By |2019-01-22T15:12:40-06:00February 15th, 2019|

7 Most Common Resume Mistakes

 

We all make mistakes. But one on your resume will quickly disqualify you from getting an interview.

A recent survey of human resource managers identified seven of the most common mistakes job seekers make on their resumes. These are the blunders the survey respondents said are instant deal breakers:

Typos or bad grammar

A whopping […]

By |2019-01-22T14:52:28-06:00February 1st, 2019|
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