What HR Managers Are Looking for on Your Resume

When you apply for a job, Human Resource Managers are some of the first people to see your resume. What they see could make or break your chances of landing an interview. They are the gatekeepers who decide which resumes a hiring manager will see.

What do they look for on a […]

By |2019-09-25T11:16:49+00:00September 25th, 2019|

7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers.

SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data […]

By |2019-09-25T10:50:35+00:00September 25th, 2019|

How to Write an Amazing Resume

 

A resume is perhaps the most important part of your job search. It’s what initially attracts the attention of a hiring manager, communicates your value to potential employers, and can lead to landing an interview.

We’ve seen thousands of resumes throughout multiple years in the recruiting industry — so we know […]

By |2019-07-29T13:48:33+00:00July 29th, 2019|

Ace Your Interview: 6 Interview Prep Tips

An open job receives an average of 118 applicants. If you’re one of the lucky few to land an interview, you’ve beaten the odds. Time to celebrate? Not exactly. Now you need to nail your interview.

At Burchard & Associates, we’ve conducted hundreds of interviews. We’ve seen it all — the good, […]

By |2019-07-19T09:12:59+00:00July 19th, 2019|

6 Things You Should Never Say in a Job Interview

Believe it or not, landing an interview is the easy part of job hunting. The hard part is convincing the hiring manager that you are — above all other candidates — the best person for the job.

Most job seekers will prepare and practice answers to common interview questions. Equally as important […]

By |2019-07-19T09:09:05+00:00July 19th, 2019|

10 Most Common Interview Questions

One of the most important things you can do to prepare for an interview is practice, practice, practice. While you won’t know every question the interviewer will ask, you can be sure they will ask at least some of the most common interview questions.

Practice answering these questions to better prepare for […]

By |2019-07-19T08:52:42+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Common Job-Seeking Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

If you just graduated from college and are preparing to enter the workforce, consider yourself lucky. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employers plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 74 percent last year. With job prospects brighter than they’ve been in more than a decade, it should […]

By |2019-07-15T08:33:02+00:00July 15th, 2019|

How to Write a Cover Letter

For some job seekers, writing a cover letter is a pointless endeavor. But it’s actually one of the most important aspects of any job search. Cover letters are the first thing that many hiring managers see. It can create a positive first impression that encourages someone to read your resume, or […]

By |2019-06-24T08:55:17+00:00June 24th, 2019|