The Biggest Resume Mistake You Could Be Making

The Biggest Resume Mistake You Could Be Making

Résumés use a unique style of writing to emphasize brevity in order to maximize the reader’s time. Many people find this style of writing a bit confusing when they first encounter it, so I wanted to clarify for you how résumés are written. Résumé Tense Examples:  ...
Dispelling the One-Page Résumé Myth

Dispelling the One-Page Résumé Myth

There is no “rule” that a résumé should be only one page. In fact, there are many instances when a multi-page résumé is not only appropriate, it’s expected. Length is not the only consideration for a résumé’s effectiveness. Yet, the one-page résumé myth persists....
The Best Way to Write Your Resume Bullets

The Best Way to Write Your Resume Bullets

Accomplishments demonstrate your skills and experience. It’s one thing to claim you can do something — it’s another to prove you’ve done it. When collecting accomplishments for a job search, consider the key areas of competency required for success in the position you...

Activate Your Job Search Day By Day

Write resumes, send thank you notes, research the company, network on LinkedIn, update Facebook privacy settings (again), pick an outfit, take some professional development classes … AHHHHH!!!!! The job search to do list can be never ending. Instead of trying to...

Activate Your Network – The Best Job Search Database!

Last week my CEO called me into his office to meet someone. Julie was a young professional who had just moved to the area and was looking for work. Before leaving the East Coast, she asked her circle of influence if they knew and could share 1-2 contacts in her new...

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