Your Guide to the Perfect Resume Summary

Is your resume summary that important? According to the online job search site, The Ladders, “recruiters spend six seconds on your resume before deciding to toss it in the recycle bin. That’s about 20 to 30 words.” The Harvard Business Review provides us with a checklist ensuring those “first few lines on your resume will compel the recruiter to keep reading.” Read the full article here. 

Back to School & Back to Business with AccruePartners

It’s that time of the year again where kids go back to school and everyone else gets back to work, and back to business! With Labor Day officially behind us, we’re headed into the last quarter of 2015 – a time when companies are strategically planning and budgeting for the year ahead. In fact, one of the greatest challenges confronting businesses during this crucial time, irrespective of size, is the predictability of identifying and hiring top talent.READ MORE

Finding the Right Mentor in Your First Job

Starting a new job is always exciting but comes with plenty of unanswered questions. “Should you dress up every day, even if your co-workers wear jeans? What email signature should you use? How do you stand out from your colleagues when you’re trying to keep up with all your new responsibilities? A mentor — or two or three — can help you navigate office life, learn how to move up in your industry and weigh future job offers. But there are right ways and wrong ways to identify and work with mentors.” College.USAToday.com outlines the dos and don’ts of mentoring from “pros who have been on both sides of the relationship.” Read the full article here.