Resume Formatting

March 10, 2021

Decoding Resume Formatting: Simple or Fancy? Fancy resume templates boasting bright colors, unique text arrangements, and pictures are gaining popularity. But it makes you wonder, should you go for a unique resume or stick to a simple one? There isn’t a one-size-fits-all answer, but let’s explore some factors that can guide your resume formatting decisions.…

Preparing for an Interview

March 10, 2021

Interviewing can seem to be a daunting task. Simplify interviews by breaking the process down into preparation, execution, and follow-up. This article will focus on preparing for an interview. First and foremost, practice your answer to the commonly asked “Tell me about yourself” question. One key element is to memorize what is on your resume…

Tailoring Your Resume

March 10, 2021

  What You’ve Been Missing Out: Tailoring Your Resume Your resume’s first impression matters. That compact yet powerful document often creates your first impression on a prospective employer.  Therefore, it is of paramount importance to ensure that you are meticulously tailoring your resume to align with the specific positions you are vying for. This includes…

Finding your Career Path in Agriculture

March 10, 2021

Finding Your Career Path in Agriculture Finding your career path in agriculture leaves you with a plethora of options within the industry. There are many easy and practical steps you can take to find a better understanding of where you would like to go in your career. These tactics relate to making connections with industry…

Cover Letter Tips

March 10, 2021

The Power of a Well-Crafted Cover Letter A cover letter is not always necessary, yet it can effectively set you apart from other candidates, especially when applying for roles with a high influx of applicants. To make yourself the top choice, your cover letter should cover a range of topics. Make sure to demonstrate to…

Curating Your Job Story

March 10, 2021

Curating Your Job Story Curating your job story is essential when applying for a job role. The employer seeks experienced individuals who demonstrate dedication to the specific area they are hiring for. Regardless of your job experience and education, you can always weave together your story to perfectly complement the jobs you apply for. Read…

Career Fair Preparation

March 10, 2021

Career Fair Preparation A career fair is a great way to make connections with employers and their companies. Showing up prepared is necessary to make these connections as effective for your professional growth. Below are a few ways to be prepared and make a lasting impact on the employers you connect with: Have a resume…

Describing Past Job Roles Effectively

March 10, 2021

Describing Past Job Roles Effectively Figuring out how to explain on your resume what you accomplished in your past positions can be difficult. Follow our tips for describing your past job roles effectively. Start by looking back on all your past experiences and think about what specific job roles you embodied. What did an average…

Your Strategic Thank You Note

April 22, 2019

Make the most of your interview; follow up with a strategically written “thank you” note. Opinions swirl as to if a post-interview thank you message is worth the applicant’s time. If you strategically craft a thoughtful thank you, it is! It’s not just polite and professional; it’s an opportunity to leave a lasting impression and…

Your Resume: Pack it Right!

December 14, 2017

I am so excited to partner with CalAgJobs as a resume writer and career coach. For this inaugural blog post, here’s some comprehensive advice in the form of a story to illustrate your strategy for resume composition.