Are you trendy with your resume? Trends change, resume formats change, and CV formats change all the time. You need to keep pace with the trends.
Top 5 Resume Tips
These are my top 5 resume tips: #1 No Typos It’s the first impressions that count. When you have a typo or a grammatical error, your resume will be tossed aside. Remember that you are in a competition. You want to constantly make yourself come out as number one. With today’s word processing systems like […]
The Top Eight Job Search Myths
ROI on a job search can be high if you are fully knowledgeable of the process but be aware that myths abound. Let’s debunk some of the top myths.
I’M CONFUSED. WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
Is your name consistent across all your marketing collateral? If not, you have a problem. Read on to learn why you need to fix this.
Writing a Resume that Shows You Are a Powerhouse
With your experience, it seems like writing a resume that demonstrates your value would be easy, right? Unfortunately, writing a resume that resonates with hiring managers and sets you apart as a powerhouse in your industry can prove challenging. These tips can help you ensure your resume strikes a chord with hiring managers.
5 Resume Faux Pas that Give a Poor First Impression
Your professional resume has a huge impact on the direction of your career. This document represents a potential employer’s single first impression. It is necessary to make sure it’s a good one. Making a faux pas creates a negative impression in the minds of hiring professionals and can severely impact your chance of getting the […]
Santa’s Resume: Global Gift Giver Seeks Seasonal Employment
Why Santa Claus updates his resume every year, even though he’s not actively looking for a new job – at least we hope not!
Keywords Can Unlock the ATS
Use keywords to unlock the ATS (Applicant Tracking System) and use your resume to get matched to your dream job!
5 Resume Tips – Video
We all know first impressions count and your resume will make or break your first impression. Of the thousands of resumes I’ve critiqued, 70% fail the scanning machinery. Even though they may be the perfect candidate, they’ve missed out on an opportunity. Don’t provide a decision maker with the opportunity to bypass you because your […]
Resume Bloopers – Video
As a professional resume writer for over 20 years, I’ve given thousands of resume critiques, and every day, I continue to be astounded by the lack of attention to grammar, spelling, and language from clients at every level. Check out some of these bloopers I have encountered over the years.
Your STAR Story – Video
A resume is about marketing yourself, sharing with the reader the impact you made to each employer, and the potential impact you will make a future employer. It all begins with a STAR story.
ALL the Skills on your Resume!
All of your skills and career buzzwords need to be on your resume. Neither the software that analyzes resumes, nor the human hiring influencers, are going to give you an interview for a job requiring skills you don’t list…no matter how obvious those skills might be to you.
Is Your Employer Robbing You?
Is your employer taking advantage of your loyalty? Your loyalty to your current employer may cost you thousands in the long term.
Resume by the Numbers
Write your resume by the numbers! Learn what numbers add impact and weight to your resume.
Your Passport to a Great Career
Treat your resume like a passport to a great career journey, and keep it ready for unexpected opportunities to go farther!
Robots Do Not Read Resumes
Robots don’t read resumes, but computer programs do. Learn about the screening process , so you can write a better, more effective resume!
Write a Resume Like an Engineer!
Write a resume like an engineer? Why? Because in 20+ years of experience, I’ve seen that engineers know how to toot their own horns! Follow their lead!
Are you applying for a position with a global organization or for a job overseas? Your resume should reflect your relevant skills and experiences!
The Tale of the $600,000 Resume
Have you heard the tale of the $600,000 resume?
Interested in a Corporate Board Position? Start With Charity!
A smart way to ready yourself for a Corporate Board position is to gain experience with a local not-for-profit.