Building a Strong Resume Despite Unemployment Gaps

You may have been told that no job equals no chance, that having a time gap on your resume results in a hopeless future. While unemployment gaps can be tricky to work through, there is still huge potential for a strong resume to be born despite your circumstances.   Maybe your company downsized and rendered your job as nonessential to business. Perhaps you were let go for a careless mistake without room for explanation. Could it be that you found that your passion lies within an entirely different industry, and you quit your job to better equip yourself for the next steps?   Regardless of your reasoning, long periods of joblessness can be puzzling to hiring managers. You don’t want to over emphasize this time gap, yet you don’t want to lie about it. Honesty is always the best policy, and you want to step into your next job with integrity. So, what are you [...]

Building a Strong Resume Despite Unemployment Gaps 2017-09-12T19:49:18+00:00

Suffering From Job Search Blues? We Can Help!

The groundhog saw his shadow and more winter is yet to come. Sometimes our long and uneventful job search is similar to our long and bleak winter days. Each seems to linger on and on without the brighter tomorrow we had imagined.   Although you may find yourself suffering from job search blues, we’re here to assure you that hope may be closer than you realize. The typical individual in search of a new job may spend weeks upon weeks waiting for the right door of opportunity to open or for that email you’ve been expecting to pop up in your inbox. This waiting game can be grueling, but it can be easier to endure if you know that you’ve taken proper care of all the necessary details.   A hiring manager will spend approximately 7 seconds perusing your resume before he decides whether or not to trash it. That said, it is obviously important [...]

Suffering From Job Search Blues? We Can Help! 2017-09-26T16:41:14+00:00

Jobless in KC? You Want Platinum Resumes in Your Corner!

You’ve got Sleepless in Seattle, a tragic yet romantic tale. But how does Jobless in Kansas City play out? Doubtfully romantic and promising to be tragic if you don’t get the right help and quickly. If this is where you find yourself, then there’s no better hope for you than to start building a relationship with the Platinum Resumes team.   One of the premier companies in Kansas City, Platinum Resumes offers our clients a professional boost in their job search and a guarantee for greater results and more interview opportunities. Our talented team has a level of expertise unlike any other, and we work hard to combine our years of experience and gifting to prepare our clients for a better and brighter future than they would have accomplished on their own.   Kansas City is near and dear to our hearts, and we seek to find those who are feeling helpless and fruitless and [...]

Jobless in KC? You Want Platinum Resumes in Your Corner! 2017-09-26T16:45:14+00:00

Get Connected and Stay Active on Your Industry’s Job Boards

So…how are your job search efforts going? Is your hard work paying off with new interviews left and right? Or do you feel like you’re aimlessly looking in all of the wrong places? This season can be a tough one and feel like it’s dragging on forever, but if you stay organized and keep improving your game then your efforts are sure to pay off.   You’ve got your resume polished and ready to go, but are you sending it to the right people and posting it in the right places? Many job candidates are familiar with online job boards but do not utilize the resources on a continual basis. Websites like Monster.com, Indeed.com, and Careerbuilder.com were created to help people in job search crisis. You may think such methods are now outdated, but recruiters and hiring managers are combing through these sites more often than you might think. Therefore, you need to get connected [...]

Get Connected and Stay Active on Your Industry’s Job Boards 2017-09-26T16:45:54+00:00