Writing a web designer resume can be a real challenge. How do you communicate your creativity and knowledge of web strategy using just words? The good news is that it’s perfectly possible. I’ve been writing resumes for web designers and other creative professionals for many years now, and I’d like to share some of my […]
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What are resume screening systems and why are they bad for job seekers? Automated resume screening systems became popular during the late 1990s, into the early 2000s and now almost any sizeable company uses one. If you’ve ever uploaded your resume online, or filled in an online application form, you’ve encountered one. These screening systems […]
Are you struggling with your resume? Finding it hard to come up with creative ideas, even though that’s what you do for a living every day? Don’t worry – you’re far from alone in this. Most interior designers struggle to sell themselves effectively. But your lack of a killer resume is hurting your career and […]
You’ve probably heard that one of the keys to a successful resume is to show the results you’ve achieved in previous positions. But doing that can be a challenge and many people struggle. But if this is you, never fear! In this short video, I’ll teach you my easy formula for creating action-packed, results-focused resume […]
Clive Valens was an interior design client who came to us a couple of years ago. Despite strong experience, he wasn’t getting as many interviews as he would have expected and he felt his resume was the problem. Having taken a look, we agreed.
A well written resume summary is vital. Recruiters are busy and make very quick decisions on each resume they see, and the content in the top third of your resume makes all the difference. Here’s a short tutorial on how to write a powerful summary – one that will grab attention, get you noticed and […]
I often tell people that resume writing is an art, not a science. This means that there are often questions with no definite answers and ‘should I include hobbies on my resume?’ is one of them. The truth is that including hobbies on your resume will almost never hurt you, and sometimes may help you. […]
If you’re worried about gaps in your resume, you’re not alone. This is one of the most common concerns expressed by new clients of Blue Sky Resumes, and a common topic of conversation on web forums and social media sites. The good news is that resume gaps are not as big a concern as they […]