Writing a Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to make a good impression with hiring managers. But how can you create a document that makes you stand out from the crowd? Get expert insight from Robert Half recruiters that can help you write an attention-grabbing resume and cover letter. Learn what information employers look for, how to present your skills and experience in the best possible light, and what mistakes are most common.

Administrative Resume: 6 Ways to Make Yours Shine

A single job posting can unleash a flood of resumes to the hiring manager — alongside yours. If you really want a new administrative position, you have to make sure your submission floats to the top.

The Seven Deadly (Resume) Sins: Top Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Despite all the warnings from employers, recruiters and countless career experts, some job seekers still don't think strategically (or type carefully) when writing their resumes. Here are some resume mistakes to avoid at all costs.

8 Tips for Writing a Cover Letter that Gets Results

Many job seekers believe the cover letter is a relic of a bygone age. Those people are wrong. Far from a thing of the past, the often overlooked cover letter is a key self-promotional tool for creative job seekers.

Here’s Why You Should Drop the IT Resume Objective

As a technology professional, you're used to tweaking your IT resume to ensure it resonates with hiring managers, whether they're practitioners or generalists. But should you include an objective statement in your resume? In almost every case, the answer is no.