"Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe." - Abraham Lincoln

Whether you're applying for a new job or have your sights set on a promotion, you want to be prepared. Over time, sending in bad resumes will only waste your time and discourage you. We want to help. You'll find the resources, tips, career advice, and professional insights you need with Oracle Resumes.

Considering the Investment

Why does Coca-Cola spend billions of dollars developing, refining, and promoting their brand? Because they understand that good branding is the reason why when you think “cola,” you think “Coca-Cola” and not “RC.”

Networking with LinkedIn

Your LinkedIn can serve as an extension of your resume. While your resume should be as concise as possible, your LinkedIn profile has no such constraints. LinkedIn gives you the freedom to share as much detail about your professional history as you’d like.

Research Before the Interview

Success in a job interview starts with a solid foundation of knowledge. You should understand your employer, the job you are applying for, and the background of the person (or people) interviewing you. Know your target.

Templates and Styles

You want to grab the reader’s attention, because you deserve this job, and if you can just stand out from the rest, you’ll get it. But you need to stand out in the right way.

Jumping Ship

As the President and CEO in charge of your own profits, you can control your own salary by aggressively negotiating your opportunities and being unafraid to ask for more.

Things To Leave Out

Your resume should be kept clear, concise, and easy to read. Whether you’re writing your first resume, or making some overdue changes, leave these seven things out.