Resumonk Blog

Resume Writing Tips & Career Advice

Subscribe via Email

Join the others who've found our articles helpful! Get exclusive resume writing tips, sample resumes and career advice delivered to your inbox.

resume writing

Resume vs Curriculum Vitae (CV): What’s the Difference?

resume-vs-cv

Whether you’re applying for a scholarship, a place on a master’s course or a full-fledged job, you need to provide relevant information to sell yourself to those choosing the best candidate. The best way to do so is to create a killer resume or curriculum vitae (CV) that describes you, your experience and all you’ve […]

Read More

Dear Software Engineer – This is why your resume was rejected

Software engineering resume examples

So you sent your resume to your favorite companies, and never heard back from them? Guess what, you are not alone. Top technology companies like Google receive over 2 million job applications in a year and hire about 5000 people only. So the average applicant’s odds are 1 out of 400, says Laszlo Bock, head […]

Read More

Fresher Resume Guide: How to Write a Resume If You Have No Experience

How to Write a Resume If You Have No Experience

If you’ve been wondering how to make a resume with no experience, stop worrying. Writing a resume with no work experience is different to a normal resume, but it’s easier than it looks. Basic fresher resume issues The issues in writing a resume for freshers are straightforward enough: The core issue is that a resume […]

Read More

15 Soft Skills You Should Never Use on Your Resume

Soft Skills to Avoid in Resume | Resumonk

All this talk about how critical soft skills are for inclusion on your resume and, ultimately, your job search success. Employers even list some of these “soft skills” in their job ads. It’s this unyielding catch-22. The employers want to see that you’re a “team player” and “hard worker”, but yet they don’t want to […]

Read More

Avoid The Top 5 Resume Mistakes

Common Resume Mistakes - 2014 | Resumonk

Looking to land your dream job? Before you send out your spruced-up resume to employers and recruiters, ensure that you aren’t guilty of making the following mistakes. #1 Using a generic objective statement “To obtain a position enabling me to utilize my strong communication and leadership skills that offers growth and advancement opportunities ..” Does […]

Read More

Aim and Shoot

Aim and shoot - optimize your resume

Are you also one of those people who consider a task well finished after completing your resume and then forward it to a million employers so that you find a job real soon? Well then you’re one big escapist. This phenomenon, popularly known as resume blast, has been common for quite a while now. Although […]

Read More
Older Posts