Resume Tips

Resume Advice, Tips, and do’s & dont’s using Social Media and Cover Letter Writing. Get the job you want in Sarasota and Bradenton, FL.

7 Tips For Using Twitter for Your Job Search

  1. If you’re just starting an account, the profile name should be your name or something professional
  2. Link your profile to your LinkedIn profile or other websites you have (you can start your own website to post your resume on for free at sites like wex.com)
  3. Follow people in your field, those you admire, corporate and third party recruiters, hiring managers, and companies that might be interested in you and your work.
  4. Retweet or favorite posts.  This complements those who tweeted and is a ...
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10 Cardinal Sins of Cover Letter Writing

  1. Applying for a job when you don’t meet the job requirements. If a job is a good fit, you’ll be able to easily articulate how you’re qualified in the cover letter.
  2. “Dear Hiring Manager….” Yes, there are times when—even after serious sleuthing —you’re unable to locate the name of the person making the hiring decision.  Search  LinkedIn, Google and Facebook…do everything in your power to find out the name of a real person (make sure to spell it and get ...
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Are Cover Letters REALLY Necessary?

Are Employers and Recruiters ALWAYS going to read your Cover Letter? No.

Are cover letters still a necessary part of the application process? Absolutely Yes. Every time.

At Ad-VANCE, we strongly suggest that candidates draft a solid cover letter. A majority of recruiters and employers will either overlook or just skim through your cover letter, BUT those employers who do read it really care about it! You have to always expect that the cover letter will be read, analyzed and ...

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