Applying for a new job
If you’re like most people on the job hunt, you’ve probably dedicated countless hours to seeking out the perfect position. So when you find one that looks promising, you want to move quickly before the opportunity slips away. You’ve just arrived at the next step, and one of the most important — applying.
Applying for a new job is a critical time when your past experience and your goals for the future culminate in the moment when you complete an online application or hit send to email your resume. As one of potentially hundreds of applicants who all want the same thing, differentiating yourself early on can speak volumes to an employer. Luckily, crafting a solid resume, cover letter or application is a lifelong skill that can be mastered with just a little practice.
How you talk about yourself, position your experience and build a rapport can tell an employer a lot about what kind of worker you will be even before you get an interview. Palmer Group helps hundreds of people each year develop stronger resumes and cover letters that will make employers stand up and take notice. And because we work directly with hiring managers throughout the entire application process, we have an insider’s knowledge of exactly what top companies are looking for. You’re here to get a new job. We’re here to teach you how to control key variables that will get you closer to where you want to be.
View sample resumes and templates, and learn current best practices for formatting and writing a winning resume.
Review the basics for formatting and writing a hard-hitting cover letter to accompany your resume.