Job hunting is a full-time job. If you find yourself coming up short on interviews, then it’s time to improve your resume! Below are some tips to get you started.
Many of us searching for full-time employment right now probably were not expecting to be job searching at all. From countless unanswered job applications to being ghosted after an interview, job hunting is TOUGH.
If you are looking for ways to improve your resume, or keep yourself occupied, here are some tips to keep your skills top-notch!
Ways To Improve Your Resume
1. Take free online courses
The internet has made it easy to learn just about anything these days. From YouTube tutorials to blogs, there is a multitude of resources at your disposal. Try taking a course through Udemy on a tool you’ve always wanted to try. Building up your skillset is never a waste of time.
Your skills are valuable. Nonprofits worldwide are always searching for experts to volunteer their time to consult where needed. This is where you can shine on your resume! Check out Volunteer Match and Catchafire to see if any projects fit your skills.
One of the biggest benefits of being a blog writer professionally is using this skill as a hobby. Practicing and keeping my skills fresh only proves that I can and will do a good job once given the opportunity.
Think about the professional skills you possess and where you could use ongoing practice. Freelance your work between job applications to keep up your skills and make money in the process! It’s really a win-win situation.
There are many ways to improve your resume during your job search. Show your future employer that you’re committed to your profession and dedicated to building your skills.
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