About Mikaela Moody

Hi, I'm Mikaela Moody. I co-founded Resumeviking.com in 2016. I have been in HR for over 15 years, both as a practitioner and consultant. Employed as a teacher at the University of California, lecturing HR management.

How to state your driver’s license on your resume

Today’s fiercely competitive labor market requires prospective job seekers to showcase all relevant skills in the resume. For many jobs, however, stating your driver’s license may not fall under the category of relevant. If it must be stated, you must ensure you do it right. Where to include the information Your driver’s license shouldn’t be [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:38:28-04:00August 1st, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to state your driver’s license on your resume

Resume Formats: Chronological, Functional, & Combo

Today’s competitive labor market has led to a widespread emphasis on having a good, or better still, a perfect resume. As you might already know, your resume and your resume format are what introduces you to your prospective employer. It's what gives the hiring organization the first impression about you. A perfect resume is beyond [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:36:04-04:00August 1st, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on Resume Formats: Chronological, Functional, & Combo

How to include volunteer work on your resume

The American Bureau of Labor Statistics records that over 60 million Americans engage in volunteer activities each year. Such a huge number would include a lot of potential job seekers. Some even participate in volunteer jobs to have something to showcase on their resume. Many are not fully aware of the right way to include [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:40:41-04:00July 28th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to include volunteer work on your resume

8 Tips for proofreading your resume

Having an error-free resume will go a long way in determining whether you get invited for that much-anticipated interview or not. Lots of job seekers are out there in the job-search market, and hiring managers have their work cut out for them. The slightest typo, grammatical error or misspelling can get your resume trashed without [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:37:35-04:00July 28th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on 8 Tips for proofreading your resume

High School Resume Example and Writing Tips

If you are a high school student in search of a job, the idea of writing a resume can be intimidating, probably because you don’t have any work experience. This makes the prospect of writing the resume harder than bagging the job. The best way to go about this is to read through a lot [...]

By |2019-09-25T10:20:55-04:00July 24th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on High School Resume Example and Writing Tips

Forklift Reach Truck Operator Resume & Writing Guide

Looking for your first job or are already experienced as a forklift operator? First, you need an impressive resume to land an interview. To give you a great start making your resume, we made the Forklift Reach Truck Operator Resume Sample with plenty of other additional element examples to include in your resume. Let's get [...]

By |2019-04-10T10:28:47-04:00July 18th, 2017|Samples|Comments Off on Forklift Reach Truck Operator Resume & Writing Guide

Food and Beverage Attendant Resume Sample

To get started in hospitality, it's important to have an understanding of the job and hospitality industry itself. If you do, an impressive Food and Beverage Attendant resume sample will help you to make it quickly from the job application phase to an interview. The importance of a good resume can make [...]

By |2019-07-29T06:23:35-04:00July 17th, 2017|Samples|Comments Off on Food and Beverage Attendant Resume Sample

Cashier Resume Sample

To help you get a job as a cashier, we put together a cashier resume sample. In the light of the resume writing tips in this article, you will confidently end up with a professional resume after reading. As you know, a cashier is responsible for handling transactions quickly and accurately. At the same time, [...]

By |2019-09-25T10:24:02-04:00July 14th, 2017|Samples|Comments Off on Cashier Resume Sample

The Resume Summary Statement

It is no more news that the labor market is fiercely competitive, certificates are not the only tickets to the desired job any longer. This is hardly surprising because so many individuals graduate with top grades and there is hardly any job vacancy advert that does not get a glut of truly qualified candidates in [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:45:46-04:00July 13th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on The Resume Summary Statement

How to list education on a resume

The need to get everything right on your resume cannot be overemphasized enough. Today’s overly competitive labor market has substantially increased focus on all aspects of the employment process. Recruiters keep searching for reasonable grounds to disqualify otherwise qualified candidates. This is no fault of theirs as every job advert is met with hundreds of [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:39:12-04:00July 13th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to list education on a resume

Five easy steps for your resume update

Are you dissatisfied with your current job and want to move on? A resume update will be one of your first steps to take. You may have lost patience with the job or your boss or just want to gain relevant experience in another sphere within your niche. Perhaps, you have just been laid off [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:39:42-04:00July 13th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on Five easy steps for your resume update

The best tips for an entry level resume

Even though you possess a broad range of skills and lots of experience, writing an entry level resume never comes easy. One of the purposes of a resume is that it showcases a synopsis of your skills and experience as well as relevant contact information. A resume also displays the commitment of a job seeker [...]

By |2019-09-25T10:24:35-04:00July 12th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on The best tips for an entry level resume

Europass Curriculum Vitae Writing Tips

Why Europass The European Union is a great union of diverse countries with plenty of places to live, work and study. Because of the high diversity of cultures and standards around the European Union, applying for work anywhere in the EU has been simplified with the Europass Curriculum Vitae model.  With Europass its easy for all [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:42:47-04:00July 12th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on Europass Curriculum Vitae Writing Tips

Student Resume Tips For A Professional Resume

The process of writing the first resume marks an important milestone in your life. Writing a student resume can be an exciting process, for others, it can be daunting. Do not worry f it makes you feel that you haven’t accomplished many achievements yet. There are many valuable skills that employers look for in [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:41:51-04:00July 12th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on Student Resume Tips For A Professional Resume

Tips for a stunning college student internship resume

Deciding to go for an internship by writing an internship resume to a company is one of the best investments you can make for both your education and career. However, you might be wondering why a university student would waste their time working a few short months. This is a question some especially because not [...]

By |2019-09-25T10:22:52-04:00July 12th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on Tips for a stunning college student internship resume

The 5 Best Resume Fonts To Use

A resume is your selling point to your future employer: it provides them with the information they need to decide if you’re a good match for the job. Aside from listing down your qualifications and academic experience, choosing the right resume font is one of the most important choices you should make when writing your [...]

By |2019-09-25T10:21:41-04:00July 12th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on The 5 Best Resume Fonts To Use

The resume checklist to check out

The economy does show some signs of growth. That means more people are seeking jobs that are almost non-existent or have changed in titles. The perfect moment for a resume checklist. The information on your resume matters a lot if you hope to gain any attention in the competitive job market that is now very [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:44:08-04:00July 7th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on The resume checklist to check out

How to make a video CV

The job market is competitive. To stand out of the thousands of people who are in this market, your CV and resume need to stand out and be as unique as possible. This is not an easy task at all. One of the best ways to catch the attention of your potential employee is to [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:43:16-04:00July 6th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to make a video CV

How to beat Applicant Tracking Systems

If you are having trouble with searching for a job, and have submitted your resume online, then the problem could be traced to resume screeners, or what is known as applicant tracking systems. Do you have the feeling you are not making it past ATS? Here you will learn how to beat Applicant Tracking Systems [...]

By |2019-09-25T09:34:29-04:00July 5th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to beat Applicant Tracking Systems

How to handle being fired on your resume

One of the most feared circumstances that job applicants dread has to deal with, is how to handle being fired on their resumes. Is there a particular way or process that you should follow? You ensure that you bag this new job while avoiding the uncomfortable fact that you were fired from your last job. [...]

By |2019-09-25T10:26:17-04:00July 5th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to handle being fired on your resume

How to Format a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A curriculum vitae, also known as a CV and resume, is an alternative to a resume commonly used by students when applying for a job. Both are used in job applications but have specific differences especially when it comes to the curriculum vitae format. The three major differences between a resume and a CV are [...]

By |2018-05-04T20:09:55-04:00July 5th, 2017|Resume writing|Comments Off on How to Format a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

How To Post A Resume On Indeed

Posting your resume online helps potential employers to find you! Uploading your resume is an effective way to share your work and experience information with companies that are looking for you! Indeed.com has over 500,000 jobs posted online, with tons of new job listings daily. This makes the platform a valuable source for job seekers [...]

By |2019-02-21T06:44:11-04:00June 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How To Post A Resume On Indeed