5 Easy Ways To Design A Killer Resume

If you’re hunting for a new job for the first time in a few years because you fancy a new challenge, hanker after a promotion or would simply like a change of scene, then you need a killer resume. The piece of paper that you send off with your letter of application will enable you to get your foot in the door and hopefully secure you an invite to interview. However, simply listing your previous job roles, education and hobbies are not going to cut it in the twenty-first century. Take a look at these ways to enhance your resume.

 
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Bespoke

It can sound like a bit of a chore, but your resume should be adapted to fit every single different job that you’re applying for. No two of your resumes should be the same. You should analyse the wording of each job advert you like the look of and try to echo this within your resume. If the company you are looking to apply to seeks a candidate to ‘network across the business’, and you have written that you ‘liaise with stakeholders’ change the wording. Many companies use machine screening and will not pick up on the similarities between these two actions.

7 Things to Know Before Hiring Your First Employee

Your business might currently be only you, but, all going well, it won’t stay that way forever. Hopefully, after taking some time to establish your business, you’ll reach a point where you need to think about hiring an employee if you’re going to grow in size. However, this isn’t as easy as some first time employer’s think. Below, we take a look at seven things you’ll need to know before, during, and after the hiring process.
 
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The Best Methods For Staying Calm And Overcoming Difficult Times

I get it. Not everything can be completely rosey 100% of the time. It just wouldn’t be real life, would it? Without the sudden change in terms, things happening out of your control, and often these things can really bring you down to earth with a thump. It’s never pleasant, but how you deal with the situation just shows you exactly how you are as a person, and it can certainly make you stronger. It isn’t always easy staying calm in these sorts of difficult times, car accidents, injuries, that can take their toll on the old stress levels. So I wanted to share with you some of the best methods to help you keep your cool.
 
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Signature Hairstyles that Every Woman Should Try Out Once in Her Lifetime

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When it comes to hair, many of us tend to stay safe and stick to one simple cut and color for years on end. But why do this when there are so many astounding styles and shades to pick from? It’s good to mix things up every once in a while, and you don’t need to wait for a breakup to gain the newfound confidence to do this! Let’s start with short styles and make our way through to longer look, as we scan some signature haircuts that you might want to consider yourself!

How to Beat the Winter Blues


When you are not a fan of winter, you will find yourself unwilling to participate in any activity that any other time of the year you enjoy, and it can be depressing. This is a common disorder in many people and is referred to as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). About between 10% to 20% of Americans experience the winter blues, which is quite a significant number. You could, however, beat the winter blues using the following tips and remedies.

Cater To Your Sweet Tooth With These Easy, Microwavable Desserts #metrobuzzbloggers



As Filipinos, most of us are born with a hefty palate. Food is a big part of our culture, and we all know how to appreciate a good feast. However, not all of us are blessed with the skill to be masters in the kitchen. The result? We often resort to buying takeout meals or ordering from trusty fast food chains. 

Still, nothing beats homemade food, especially when it comes to desserts. The problem is that when we think of sweets, we always have this misconception that we need to slave hours in front of an oven just to make them. 

But did you know that anyone can easily whip their own batch of sweets with just a bit of ingenuity and creativity? And no, you don’t even need to have an oven to make your own comfort food. Check out the desserts below and impress your loved ones with these easy to make recipes for times when your hunger pangs call for something fast and sweet. 

Do You Suffer From Asthma? Read This Advice

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Millions of people around the world suffer from conditions like asthma from their childhoods. That is an illness that can affect your breathing and leave you feeling out of breath all the time. Also, you stand a chance of suffering asthma attacks at some point too, and many people find that situation scary. If you want to treat your asthma and ensure it affects your life in the most unnoticeable ways possible, it’s sensible to take a read through some of the advice on this page. The tips below should assist you in living a healthy life and ensuring your illness never holds you back from doing all the things you want to do. Best of all? The advice you need to follow for the best results if pretty straightforward.

Your Guide to Chinese Herbs and Spices

The Chinese love using spices and herbs to boost the flavor of their meals. This is a long-held tradition that most Chinese people know and love. These herbs not only improve the flavor of food, they also have many nutritional benefits. Today, you can use these herbs in your food here in the United States.

Many supermarkets and food stores have Chinese herbs and spices sections where you can choose from a wide range of spices and herbs. Before you take your Global G 4 and start preparing your next meal, consider learning a few things about these Chinese herbs and spices, and how they can enhance the food you are preparing. In this article, we will cover three of the most common Chinese herbs and spices in American food stores today.

Be The Best Boss You Can Be


If you want to be a better boss this year, you probably want to start learning some new skills, bettering your communication and trying to fit in with your team a little better. Being a manager is difficult because it can be hard to know the boundary of being one of the team and being a boss, but it is incredibly important that you work hard to make sure you are the best boss you can possibly be this year. Here’s how you can do it...

Building a dream home


A home is a dwelling-place where an individual or a family sleep, eat and do other personal things. It can be a permanent or semi-permanent residence that in the form of a house, apartment, a unit in other building or a portable shelter.  Nothing beats the feeling of going home to our family eating good food and relaxing.

How to Design a Home That Is Easy to Clean

Your home is your castle, right? And you want this castle of yours to be nearly spotless nearly all of the time, don’t you? Well, if you want this to be the case then you have one of two options to choose from: you can, one, devote your life to cleaning at all times, or two, make changes to your home’s design that will help your home stay clean without you having to do too much cleaning yourself. Like the sound the second option? Though you would.

For advice on how to design a home that is easy to clean, make sure to read on.

The Investment Race Gap: Can It Be Bridged?


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A study from Charles Schwab and Ariel Mutual Funds found that black people are 35% less likely to invest in the stock market. Based on both blacks and whites who earned over $50,000 a year, the findings show a huge disparity between races. In simple terms, white men and women have the opportunity to increase their wealth opposed to 35% of the black community. Experts warn that shrinking this gap is essential for minority communities but is it possible? The data shows that the disparity is based on social and cultural differences which are difficult to transform. Still, there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel.

Five Ways To Get You And Your Family More Active


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January is often a time of year that many people place some focus on their fitness levels. However, with the weather not being so good, it is understandable that it can be quite disheartening to encourage the whole family to still be active. I get it. But we all know that it is important for children as well as adults to take an active approach to life as it can help with any weight issues and lower your BMI. So I thought I would share with you five ways to encourage your family to be more active.

4 Additions that Will Improve Any Backyard


Our backyards are designed to be personal oases. We may be tempted to pour a fortune into making our backyard look like an English garden, civic playground or entertaining area good enough for a resort. However, you don’t have to go that far to make your backyard a more attractive, relaxing place. Here are four additions that will improve any backyard.

Exploring Cebu with the reliable Tactic Waterproof Dry Bag


Last month, my family and I went to Cebu, the Queen City of the South. It’s a place where there’s harmonious co-existence of history and culture while being at par with modernity. Many tourists and locals alike flock to this beautiful island due to its pristine beaches, delectable cuisines, and epic historical attractions.

We went to Sumilon Island to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and went island hopping nearby. Another exciting venture we embarked on was exploring several caves. Some of those that we visited are Paraiso Cave, Timubo Cave, and Holy Crystal Cave. We also enjoyed diving with the gentle giants at Oslob wherein we plunged ourselves into the deep waters and had that once in a lifetime 30-minute interaction with the whale sharks. Of course, we didn’t miss out on devouring the savory Lechon (roasted pig).

Early Signs That Your Child Could be Suffering from a Speech Impediment

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Diagnosing a speech impediment in a child, especially when they’re of an early age, can be a challenge. During their early formative years, it’s easy to mistake what could be a clear sign of a speech impediment as simply a normal part of their speech development. However, there are some clear signs that parents could look for that could indicate your child may be indeed suffering from a speech disorder. Here are some of these signs:

Why You Don't Need to Be a Techie to Create a Successful Blog

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Long years ago, blogging was considered as a highly technical skill that required a lot of learning and technical knowledge. With the development of software and online applications, today anyone can get a blog registered and created in just a few minutes. If your dream is to turn your passion into a regular income, you can get started in a few days, and connect with your audience on multiple channels: social media, video sharing sites, blogs, and forums.

Nine Quick Tips About Planning Your Business Finances

If you have already managed to build a successful business online that gives you a great job satisfaction and a reasonable income, you might need to start thinking about the opportunities lying ahead of you, to grow your venture even further. The bad news is that without careful financial planning, you will not be able to create a strategy for growth. If you would like to know how to plan the financial future of your business, read the quick tips below.
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The Big No-No's of Business Blogging

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If you want to make your blog your business, or you want to blog to draw more attention to your business and help you market the goods and services that you offer, you need to do it the right way.

Business blogging is about more than just writing down your thoughts and feelings and hoping that people will be interested, It’s about being interesting, driving traffic and converting customers. If you can’t do that, then you’re unlikely to ever get anywhere with it.

If you want to avoid the pitfalls of business blogging and ensure your efforts are successful, here are a few big no-nos that you should avoid:

Choosing The Best Family Dogs


There are many benefits to allowing a dog to become part of your family. Whether it’s the reduced stress that comes from just petting them or the sheer joy of their company, having a dog around can really complete a home. No matter your family size, everything can be improved by the presence of a canine! However, the arguments over which breed to go for can get very passionate, so here to make it easier is a list of the best breeds for your family environment. As with every life-changing decision, it’s always best to seek out professional advice and in the case of live animals, expert knowledge.

Are Care Homes A Thing Of The Past?

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With medical science constantly progressing the way it is people are living in an older age than ever before. And with that longevity comes the need for care, no matter what you do, you can’t escape the ailments of age, merely push them off for a little bit longer. But where in the last few generations the thing to do was for the elderly to go and live in a care home, that route is quickly becoming less popular.

Most Common Causes for Medical Negligence Cases

Medical negligence cases can range from neglect to mistakes to active maliciousness. Technology has only increased the variety of ways medical negligence can occur. However, most cases are due to a few, common causes. Here are the most common causes for medical negligence cases as well as your options for redress.

Tips For Getting It Right When Buying Furniture Online

Online shopping is great. It’s possible to purchase almost anything you could want online, but some things are easier to buy than others. Buying furniture online can be a tricky purchase, but there is some help available to help you get it right.

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Take a look at some of these useful tips to help you buy furniture online and feel confident when purchasing furniture over the internet.

Rare Occasions You Are Better Off with Credit

Most people will tell you that to achieve financial freedom, you will need to eliminate credit, and limit it as much as possible. While in general, the statement is true, there are some rare occasions when you might want to apply for a credit instead of paying in cash. No matter if you are new to credit cards or have been in trouble before, you need to read the below list of occasions when you can and should rely on debt.
Mortgages
Very few people are in the position to afford to pay for a house upfront. Your first home purchase will be likely based on a mortgage deal. You will have to get on the housing ladder, and this means taking out a mortgage and committing yourself for long decades. Unless you have inherited millions, you should use credit for buying and renovating your home, as it is an asset that is likely to maintain its value over the coming years.

Rubbish Clearance Idea: Tyre Recycling For Playgrounds and Backyard Fun


Don't put your old tyres in your rubbish clearance! Repurpose them into a children's playground and or backyard fun for the kids! Tyres are the perfect material for playground equipment. They're rugged and almost indestructible while at the same time being more flexible than hard surfaces. This makes tyres them for rumble tumble play activities!

Before you pitch your old tyre into the rubbish clearance pile, remember that the most iconic backyard swing is the tyre swing! You can hang a tyre off a strong tree branch in a vertical position with a strong rope or chain. Let your daughter dangle her feet as she swings back and forth. You can also hang a tyre in the horizontal position to make them a "two-seater" for friends to share. Developmentally, swinging helps develop gross motor skills, fine motor skills, and spatial awareness. Swinging also stimulates the cerebral cortex of the brain to help your child focus and calm their mind. It also helps with sensory integration as it simultaneously

The Most Important Number To Know This Year


It’s become one of the most important metrics we can understand about ourselves. Not our BMI, or our cell phone number, but our credit score. That little rating can determine a whole lot about our lives, from the kind of home we can live in, to the rates we can access on borrowed money. So keeping it in good shape is absolutely essential. But if those numbers don’t read right? There are steps you can take towards reversing the damage.

Four Types of Beauty Products You Can Save Money On (And Have Fun) By Making at Home

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Are you someone who enjoys learning how to make stuff – especially when it is something useful or fun, or which can save you money? If so, then one thing you may want to try is making your own cosmetics. Whether it's hair, skin, or luxurious treats for bath time, there are actually lots of things you can make yourself which can be even better than shop bought alternatives – and at a fraction of the price!

If you are interested in learning how to make different varieties of all of these types of beauty products in detail, you can find some fantastic tutorials and ideas by checking out DIY Experience.

Here are four things you may be buying now, but could soon be replacing with your own unique creations!

Crave Healthy for Mommy-To-Be

Pregnant women get hungrier in-between meals. They often crave for sweet, salty, sour and even spicy foods. Because "as the baby grows in your tummy, so does your hunger and need for more nutrients." A pregnant woman basically needs 300 or so extra calories a day. But that doesn't mean you can eat anything and everything that you want. You must remember that it is also important to consider consuming foods that are nutritious for you and the tiny baby in your tummy. Research shows that 1 in every 4 pregnant Filipinas is nutritionally at-risk. 

Athena Milk with Beautrition for optimum bone health

Most women have their own beauty regimen day and night. It is one of our daily routines to keep our skin healthy and glowing. However, these beauty regimens are not enough because our body also needs vitamins and antioxidants to achieve the beautiful skin from within. 

Being fit, healthy and looking good gives us the confidence to face everyday challenges. That's why a woman needs to take care of her skin as well as the body. Whether you're a student, career woman or a stay-at-home mom, you need to keep yourself fit and healthy. 

How to make money from your phone


If you have young kids or other care responsibilities that keep you busy at home, it can be difficult to hold down a normal job, even working part-time. Today, however, it’s easier than ever to make a bit of money for yourself regardless, and that’s all thanks to mobile phone culture. We do more and more things through our phones, and as society adapts to that, it’s also becoming easier to earn this way. You could make money at home or when you’re out and about in the course of your day-to-day activities. You just need to know how.

Essential Luxuries for Your Home


When you’re furnishing your first home, it’s essential to get the essentials in place. Beds, sofas, and basic kitchen equipment are all necessary for you to actually lead a life there, but it’s also vital to work in one or two luxuries that will define your home like yours and mark it out from the crowd. Picking just one or two things to spend a bit of extra money will make sure your house feels like a home to you, and help you to relax properly whenever you walk through the doors.

Today, we’re looking at a few different areas of your home that give you the chance to stretch your budget and add some essential luxuries to personalize your home.
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