Employment Services Blog
The latest in job search strategies, resume tips, and more! Written by Lutherwood staff.
Five Tips to Make your Personal Business Card Pop
As a job seeker, promoting yourself and your personal brand is your temporary business. Business cards can be an important and valuable tool not only for building a business, but also for growing your personal brand. Here are a few tips to help your brand get recognized or shared with others to aid in your career progression.
Arranging Your Resume
If you talk to anyone in the real estate business, they will tell you that location matters. The same thing applies to your resume, and how you order your relevant information and experience. There’s no “one-size-fits-all” template for resumes. In fact, we highly discourage templates as these are typically obvious to employers and most times don’t project a highly positive impression.
Free Job Search Tools
When you’re unemployed and looking for a job, the last thing you probably have is extra money to throw around to help you in your search.
Here are some FREE Job Search Tools to help you get on the fast track to employment!
Resume Formatting - Showcasing Your Skills
When applying to jobs, it may sometimes feel necessary to adapt your resume for every application, along with your cover letter. As long as you follow certain guidelines, a total revamp of your resume for every job shouldn’t be required beyond tweaking a few keywords.
Checking up on your Social Media Presence
In today’s world, social media profiles are part of the first impression you make to a prospective employer about the type of person you are, both in your personal life, and in the workplace.
A New Job and Outlook
Tom seems relaxed, well-spoken and has an optimistic outlook on his life. But just one year ago, things were very different.
Never Too Late for Change
Elaine never dreamed that she would not retire from the financial institution where she had worked for more than 20 years. At the age of 60, her path took an unexpected turn.
Not hearing back from employers? Read This!
If you are sending out hundreds of resumes and getting no response from employers, here's what you should do.
What is the Difference Between a Résumé and a Cover Letter?
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a résumé and cover letter? Here is an everyday example to illustrate how each is one unique.
5 Effective Ways to Use Facebook as a Job Seeker
Here are five tips for using Facebook that could improve your chances of getting hired.