With 1.9 million new restaurant jobs projected by the year 2018, it is no wonder why a career in the hospitality business is such a popular choice. Or why so many persons want to know how to write an effective resume; to nab hotel or restaurant management jobs, food preparation positions, or restaurant server jobs.
Power words, or action verbs, are words used to help make a statement stronger. By using action verbs, you can assume an “active voice” instead of a “passive voice” on your resume. Properly incorporating power words into your resumes, letters and other correspondence can help convey strong writing skills and increase the strength of your
When to Use a Resume Objective Resume objectives are perfect when applying for a specific position at a company. Objectives should always be about the employer and their needs, not yours. It is important to remember that the objective, located at the top of your resume, is a quick “sales pitch” that the employer can
One look at your resume and you immediately know that your first job title isn’t “Resume Author”… Who’s is though? I would venture to say very few people. However, that doesn’t prevent you from showing up with a resume that’s at least presentable.
Something I don’t see often but do remember coming across when I was hiring were resume submissions that had fake email addresses and phone numbers on them. The problem with this is that when you want to interview them, you cannot reach them and they lose out on possibly being hired. The Applicants either mistyped
Some people have had success by creating an idea for a new job at a company where they want to work and then pitching the company on why they need to hire them for the position. Think about it from the perspective of a Sales Person. A Sales Person has to pitch a product that
One thing that some people will put on their resume is use the type of job they had like Accounting or Finance for their job title instead of their actual job title while creating the section for their work experience. The problem with this is that your department doesn’t say what level you are at
In today’s competitive job market, you need to show hiring managers that you can make an immediate contribution to a new employer. Including your biggest professional successes in the “Accomplishments” section of your resume is an effective way to do just that.
Whether you are currently out of work and looking for a new job, or are unhappy in your present position and want to find something that is more to your liking, you have probably been paying some attention to your resume. While you have some job experiences that are definitely marketable, you might be wondering