Resume tips

How Resume Keywords Can Help Your Job Search

by Julie Rutherford

During some downtime due to COVID-19, maybe you should consider sharpening up your resume and LinkedIn profile? Have you fully optimized your resume with the right keywords to get noticed by recruiters and hiring managers? Resume keywords are crucial because recruiters rely on AI-driven internal recruiting systems (otherwise known as Applicant Tracking Systems or ATS) […]

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Question: How Should I Position Side Gigs on My Resume?

by Julie Rutherford

With 57 million U.S. workers participating in the gig economy, it’s no secret that many professionals use their skills outside of the office. Side gigs or projects provide employees with opportunities to learn new skills, perfect current ones, and explore other industries. Plus, they can be a source of entertainment, a passion project, or a […]

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How to Bypass the Resume Black Hole in Your Search For A Marketing Job In DC

by Julie Rutherford

Unlike in the past, when you’re applying for new marketing jobs in DC, many of today’s companies require candidates to submit their resume to an online applicant tracking system (ATS) or through an online job board—both of which can feel very similar to tossing your application into a ‘black hole’ since you usually don’t know […]

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Need to Find a New Washington DC Marketing Communications Job? Start by Optimizing Your Resume

by Heidi Parsont

DC marketing pros seeking new professional job opportunities know there is no shortage of resume advice for job seekers. You can even hire experts to help craft your resume. Everyone knows a good resume is a crucial first step in landing a good role, and everyone has an opinion on what makes a great resume. […]

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4 Things to Stop Doing on your Resume Right Now

by Heidi Parsont

Washington’s No. 1 marketing recruiters share surprising resume mistakes that may be holding you back You’re ready for that next career opportunity. Your experience is strong, and you’ve worked hard putting together a resume. So why aren’t you getting called for that first interview? There are many reasons why a potential employer hasn’t contacted you […]

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