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This Is What An A+ Resume Looks Like

Hello RezScorians! What does an A+ resume actually look like and what does it do to get an A+? It’s a question we get all the time. Here’s the short answer – go to www.rezscore.com and scroll down. Under “See A Demo” you’ll see a few images, and under those, links. Simply click on the [...]

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Meet An Awesome RezScorian

  As you already know, RezScore loves job-seekers! We’re constantly seeking ways to promote and enhance your job search, from offering our Free Resume Grader to our Skills Explorer to our Leaderboard. We have also been profiling job seekers who have submitted the very best resumes.  This week, we’re doing it a bit differently. We’re introducing [...]

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Hired in Stumptown: Your Job Search in Portland

Two months ago, we shared RezScore’s latest infographic with you, the loyal RezScorians. After combing through tons of data (with the help of our new Skills Explorer), analyzing what we found, and smashing it all together into an informative and attractive infographic we came up with several conclusions about the top ten job markets, in-demand [...]

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Thanks! How to Write An Expert Thank You Note

“Thanks.” It’s a simple word but means so much. Everyday, we thank others for opening doors, gifts we receive, and being there for us. Needless to say, “thanks” is important. At a time when giving thanks is downright trendy, I think I’ll take this opportunity to discuss the importance of giving thanks in your job [...]

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In the Hornet’s Nest: Your Job Search in Charlotte, NC

Two months ago, I shared RezScore’s latest infographic with you, the loyal RezScorians. After combing through tons of data (with the help of our new Skills Explorer), analyzing what we found, and smashing it all together into an informative and attractive infographic we came up with several conclusions about the top ten job markets, in-demand [...]

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4 Ways to Make Your Resume and Cover Letter Work Together

Working in the resume biz, I hear a lot about cover letters. Some people love them, some hate them, while others are more or less indifferent. I think of the cover letter as a kind of sidekick to the almighty resume. Savvy job seekers know that a solid cover letter and resume are a match [...]

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Cleveland Rocks! Job Searching in C-Town

Last month, I shared RezScore’s latest infographic with you, the loyal RezScorians. After combing through tons of data (with the help of our new Skills Explorer), analyzing what we found, and smashing it all together into an informative and attractive infographic we came up with several conclusions about the top ten job markets, in-demand job [...]

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Trick or Treat! 4 Ways to Make an Unsolicited Resume Employer-Friendly

Trick-or-treating is a lot like the job search. Just like millions of children on Halloween night, job seekers dress up, pound the pavement, and ask perfect strangers for jobs (treats) or rejection (tricks). Just like trick-or-treating, job seekers run the risk of wasting time on employers who don’t respond or are just annoyed. When job [...]

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Your Resume Goes to Washington: Job Searching in D.C.

Just two days ago, we shared RezScore’s latest infographic with you, the loyal RezScorians. After combing through tons of data (with the help of our new Skills Explorer), analyzing what we found, and smashing it all together into an informative and attractive infographic, we came up with several conclusions about the top ten job markets, [...]

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Moving On: The 10 Best Cities to Get Hired

At RezScore, we’re big fans of statistics. In fact, the only thing we love more than statistics is resumes.  (Check our our Skills Explorer where we combine both!) So naturally, it was only a matter of time until we came up with this, an infographic all about the hottest sectors and in-demand job skills in the [...]

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5 Easy Steps to Analyze Any Job Posting

If you’ve been a job seeker for longer than a day, you’ve probably been around your fair share of job postings and job boards. Shoot, just typing “job” into Google yields a solid page of nothing but job boards, chock full of job postings. Initially, these listings look like millions of tiny opportunities, just waiting [...]

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Crafting the Best Professional Headline or Profile Statement

At RezScore, we’re all about helping you write the very best resume in every possible way. From your cover letter to your skills section, we’re going to make sure your resume is optimal. Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of questions about professional headlines and profile statements. What are they? What’s the point? How can [...]

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Job Search Got You Down? 5 Things to Remember

If you’re in the middle of your job search, you know it can be more than a little frustrating. Between rejection letters, uncomfortable business clothes, and that black hole your resume goes to when you click “submit,” we understand how easy it can be to throw up your hands and burrow yourself under the covers. [...]

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Where to Draw the Line Between Putting Your Best Foot Forward & Lying in Your Job Search

Put your best foot forward! is a pretty common phrase, and if you’ve been in the job search for more than two seconds, then you’ve probably been advised to do so. We’re big fans of the phrase. After all, we’re all about giving you the tools to write your very best resume — and your [...]

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LinkedIn & Your Resume: Why You Need Both

If you’ve spent any time surfing careers blogs, you’ve probably seen a lot of different opinions about LinkedIn and your resume. While some people say that LinkedIn is irrelevant, others bring up the possibility of LinkedIn replacing resumes altogether. Naturally, we at RezScore, have our own opinion on the matter: there’s room for both. There [...]

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3 Ways Twylah & About.Me Can Help Your Job Search

At RezScore, we’re big fans of new tools job seekers can use to get their dream job faster and easier. So, today, I’m writing to you to tell you all about Twylah and About.Me. About.Me — a custom profile and personal analytics dashboard website — has been around for a while. Twylah — a site [...]

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(Don’t) Labor Day! 5 Ways to Make Your Job Search Faster & Easier

Labor Day is upon us. Time for sleeping in, relaxing, and having fun, all on a Monday!   Up until now, you probably thought that Labor Day can (and should) be only celebrated by those who are gainfully employed (and have jobs that can take Labor Day off). As a job seeker, you’re probably thinking [...]

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