Category: How to get Hired

Aug2

Typically, a resume makes or breaks your chances at taking part in the interview process... So, what if you have one or two sizable employment gaps in your work history? How can you most effectively explain a gap in your resume, anyway? We have some suggestions from our recruiting team. Read More

Jul27

If you’re in the midst of preparing for an interview – and even if you aren’t at the interview stage of your job search quite yet - you’ve come to the right place. We’ve created this handy infographic with some fundamentals to remember to help you ace your next interview! Read More

Jul13

Here are some great tips to help you in your job hunt, as told by our recruiters here at Parker. Read More

Jun15

Are you itching to move to Seattle? You’re not alone. Roughly 1,100 people move to the Seattle area each week, as reported by the US Census Bureau. For many, moving to a new location means finding a new job, but how does someone conduct a successful long-distance job search? Read More

Jun7

Summer is fast approaching. Combine warmer temperatures with a city that is full of on-foot and public transit commuters, and everywhere you turn there’s a sea of shorts, sleeveless shirts, and flip flops. While these outfits are perfectly acceptable for a day exploring the city, they are not exactly work appropriate attire. We’ve got a few ideas on keeping cool during your typical Seattle Summer without breaking office dress code guidelines. Read More

Apr10

If you have no work experience, how can you create a resume? It’s a common question, especially for those just starting their career. Our recruiting team shares a few ways to beef up your resume if you have little to no formal work experience. Read More

Mar21

A chronological resume is the most popular, widely-used resume out there. In fact, it’s likely your current resume is chronological, especially if you’ve worked with Parker before. Chronological resumes are a sequential list (from most recent to oldest) of all your current/past roles. Educational information and certifications are typically housed in their own section(s), but are sorted the same way – most recent goes first. Read More

Feb23

It happened: you got terminated from your job. Maybe you knew it was coming, maybe you didn’t. It could feel like a weight lifted off your shoulders, or it could feel like you got punched in the gut. Either way, it’s important to press pause for a moment and think about next steps. Read More

Feb7

So you're updating your resume and you watch as it spills onto a second page. Don't panic! Believe it or not, in the digital age, a one-page resume isn’t a hard and fast rule anymore... but here are a few tips to keep in mind. Read More

Jan31

We have answers to common questions that will help you write a LinkedIn Summary worthy of a second look from your network! Read More