Writing an effective resume takes time, thought and research, and can be intimidating without guidance. My newest e-books, How to Write a WINNING Resume: 50 Tips to Reach Your Job Search Target and How to Write a STELLAR Executive Resume: 50 Tips to Reach Your Job Search Target hit the Amazon e-bookshelves on September 7th…
When it comes to tapping into best practices in the job search process, recruiters tend to be experts. Therefore, even if you’re not working directly with recruiters in your job search, it’s advisable to pay attention to what they are saying! This week I’ve compiled advice from recruiters that I recommend you follow. It could…
Although the cardinal rule of resume writing is “There are no rules,” it’s always useful to hear what hiring managers are saying. The infographc “The Anatomy of a Great Resume” provides food for thought.
You can please some of the people some of the time. A few months ago, I received a call from a potential client who told me he had almost decided not to call me because he did not like my website. My immediate response, as a lifelong perfectionist, was to think, “I need to fix…
Are you up on the top resume & cover letter trends of 2012-2013? Many articles posted on line are old and outdated. Thankfully, each year Career Thought Leaders releases an up-to-date report on current job search trends … and the 2012 report has been released!
One place a lot of people have become blind to errors is on their resumes—one area where it is most important to be squeaky clean. Below are seven common spots to look for possible cleaning opportunities
In part due to my hiring a publicist a couple of months ago, I have been appearing frequently on radio programs around Wisconsin and Chicago. I was also interviewed by a program out in Massachusetts. I thought that rather than write an article this week, I would offer you the opportunity to listen in on some of my interviews. They cover topics ranging from resumes to LinkedIn profiles to college essays. Enjoy! And don’t forget I will be interviewed for a full hour on December 10 on Wisconsin Public Radio!
If you want resume tips and interviewing tips, one good person to ask is the Human Resources Director of a large organization. Find out what the HR Director of Hallmark has to say on these topics in this value-packed article!
Perhaps what drives job seekers crazy more than anything else is that if they ask 7 people to review their resume, they will get 7 different opinions about what is working and not working about the document. Read this article to get the truth from the people who matter!
If you are a job seeker, where are you getting stopped? Are you letting reasons keep you from applying to jobs you are qualified for? Are you using a mediocre resume in applications for your dream job because you don’t want to hire someone to bring it up a level or two? Let this success story inspire you.