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.

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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Spring Clean Your Resume

Spring Clean Your Resume: 5 Items to Delete ASAP!

Your resume shouldn’t be set in stone. Instead, it should be a fluid document that is tweaked each and every time you send it to a new employer. Here are five things to delete from your resume:

Outdated or obvious tech skills. “Proficient in Microsoft Word” has no place on a resume, said Brad Karsh, president of JB Training Solutions. “It is 2013. If you compiled your resume you obviously know how to ...

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Why Resumes Do NOT Equal Applications

In today’s job market, the average unemployed job seeker submits over 100 resumes & applications before finding employment! Obviously, with this staggering statistic, it is easy to think that every single application you fill out is redundant. The fact of the matter is that COMPLETE applications are a necessary part of the hiring process! You should always thoroughly & accurately complete the employer’s application if you are serious about the job opening. Here are some of the top reasons why your resume does not equal the application:

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Resume DO’s & DONT’s

Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions had the privilege of conducting a resume workshop at Lincoln Middle School a few weeks ago. Thank you to all of the parents who made it! We wanted to share some of the highlights of the workshop with everyone.

First off, remember that your resume is your first impression on any employer. In today’s job market, hiring managers often receive hundreds of resumes. In many cases,  you have about 30 seconds to impress a potential employer with your resume before they move on to the ...

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