Posts Tagged: Job Search Tips in Baltimore
Want to Get Hired? Tailor Your Resume to the Job!
Crafting a targeted resume when applying directly to a job is crucial if you want to sell yourself as an ideal candidate. Ideally, you would be able to match noteworthy accomplishments from your past to each of the requirements. You could then present it in a way that shows the reader that you not only Read more »
Develop a Strategy to Achieve Job Search Success!
Looking for a new job takes time and effort – often as much as a full time job! Attack your job search as you would any project at work by creating a plan. It will enable you to identify your ideal targets, establish a timeframe, focus your energy on what is most important and stay Read more »
Identify and Bridge the Skills Gaps on Your Resume to Get a Job You Want
In order to find their dream jobs, job seekers must be ideal candidates. No one is perfect, but it is possible to improve the perception recruiters and hiring managers have by tailoring your resume to the job. One aspect of this is to bridge any gaps between your own skill set and those of the Read more »
Self-Reflection Enables Job Search Success!
Self-reflection is an important tool at any stage of your career, but it is especially critical when looking for a new job. Without it you could find yourself in a prolonged job search or an undesirable working situation. After all, if you don’t know yourself (your strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, values and goals) how can Read more »
Phrases to Remove from Your Resume to Increase its Impact
Writing an effective resume can be a daunting task. Unfortunately, it is a necessary part of the job search process. In order to be noticed, candidates have to get it right. Keywords can help resumes pass a recruiter or hiring manager’s initial screening – especially if done by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) – but buzzwords can Read more »
4 Tips on Creating an Eye Catching Cover Letter
If you think a dynamic cover letter is little more than a formality, you are sorely mistaken. It is more than an extension of your resume. A cover letter is a chance to personally reach out to the hiring manager and explain why you are the best person for the job. If you are able to Read more »
3 Ways to Refocus Your Efforts When You’ve Been Out of Work for an Extended Period of Time
When you have been out of work, the ever-growing employment gap on your resume can be disheartening. This situation can be especially discouraging if you have been out of work for a long period of time, or if you haven’t been getting calls for interviews. Don’t worry—RealStreet Staffing is here to help. Use the following tips Read more »
3 Tips on Following Up After a Job Interview
Congratulations! The big job interview you were stressing over is finally over and as far as you’re concerned, you nailed it! You were getting good vibes from the interviewer and they seemed really impressed with your previous experience. Now you can finally relax– except for the fact that you’re pacing back and forth checking your Read more »
Marketing Yourself – Building Your Personal Brand
Building a positive personal brand is essential for long time professional success. Remember, anything you put on social media can be viewed at a later date. However, using social media responsibly isn’t just about protecting your privacy and reputation. It can be used to build your personal brand. Are you putting your best foot forward Read more »
Tips on How to Ask “Did I Get the Job?”
Your resume made the cut, you made it through the phone screen, and you had an excellent interview for the most perfect job position. After the interview, you sent out your Thank You e-mails to all the right people and let them know how interested you are in the position. Now, for the past week, Read more »