Careercloud Newsletter - March 15th, 2021



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Here's your weekly update from Careercloud. ​ ​New on Careercloud.com​ Here are a few of the recent articles from Careercloud! ​ ​The Best Buzzwords For Your Resume in 2021 Imagine a hiring manager sitting at their desk with a giant pile of resumes waiting to be read. How much time do you think is spent reviewing each one? Crafting your resume may have taken you weeks, but your resume only has a brief moment to make a lasting impression on a potential employer. Including the best buzzwords in your resume can help set you apart from other candidates. ​ ​The Best States for Remote Job Seekers We wanted to understand which states are best for remote workers, both today and tomorrow, so we analyzed employment data, job growth, and broadband access to find out which states have high rates of these jobs today and where growth will be the strongest over the next several years. ​ ​How To Choose A Resume Service You could write your own resume and be fine. But for many, there’s value in hiring a resume writing service to do the work for you. Your resume may need an extra boost to get past ATS and into the hands of a hiring manager or recruiter. Choosing the right resume service could lead to landing your dream job. ​ ​New on Careercloud Radio​ ​The Careercloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests! ​ ​100K Employers and 10M Job Seekers Can't Be Wrong With Ian Siegel Ian Siegel is the co-founder and CEO of ZipRecruiter, an online employment marketplace. Ian has helped millions of job seekers get hired. His new book Get Hired Now was written to give job seekers step-by-step instructions to get hired now. Not later, not next year, but follow his instructions and you could be looking at job offers instead of cat pictures on the internet.


Cats have a way of getting into everything. Including this interview with a CEO. Stick around for the end of this episode and you'll get to hear the CEO of ZipRecruiter mention how a cat interruption to your job interview could be the best possible thing to happen to you.

​ ​How To Knock Any Job Interview Out of The Park With Frank Blake Frank Blake has experienced more in life than most. He served as an army captain in Iraq and was awarded the Bronze Star. After his tour, Frank hit the ground running in corporate America where he gained leadership positions in Fortune 15 companies, non-profits, universities, and start-ups. It was in those positions that Frank developed his knack for selecting, training, and developing the most talented members of high-performance teams. Armed with nearly 20 years of successful experience teaching individuals Frank decided to launch a course so he could impart his wisdom to even more job seekers around the world.


If his course were a book, this interview would be a synopsis found on the back cover or inside flap. Frank delivers with specific examples from his own life and actually gets into some of the themes that he teaches in the course. Listening will inspire you to prepare because, as we learn in the interview, the more prepared you are going into an interview, the more confident you will be in it.


From Around the Web


How To Study For The FE Exam

The Fundamentals of Engineering Exam is an exam given to recent graduates or students close to finishing their undergraduate studies in engineering. The FE Exam is a requirement to take the Professional Engineer (PE) Exam, which is the highest standard of competence in the industry. In this article, we will cover the ins and outs of how to study for the FE exam.


Five things to focus on in your CV

Looking for work can be a daunting experience, especially during a recession and when the economy is grappling with the effects of Covid-19. But there are things you can do to maximise your chances of gaining a job interview by paying attention to your CV.


Let's start with the basics: your CV should include your name and contact details, skills, work and volunteer experience, qualifications, education and referees who can vouch for you. Beyond this, you should pay attention to the following tips from the experts.

Today’s email is sponsored by ZipJob. ZipJob offers a variety of resume writing services, including executive resumes. ZipJob provides everything you might expect of a high-touch executive resume writing service. After an initial phone consultation, there is a five to seven-day turnaround to produce the initial draft, on which you are allowed unlimited revisions. Perhaps one of the most attractive benefits is your option to make future updates or additions to your resume as it may change over time, so if you opt to go with ZipJob, you can feel safe knowing that you’ve got a stable of writers to help you in years to come as you gain more professional experience. Get started with ZipJob today!


Want to give your resume a boost? Free online certifications are a great, affordable way to help get you noticed. ​ What other topics would be helpful for you right now? Hit reply and let us know!

​ Talk soon! The Careercloud Team