Tag: resume help

  • The problem with modern résumés

    When writing your résumé, whether you are going it alone or engaging a professional, reverse engineer your résumé based on your career goals.

  • How Much Detail Should You Really Put in Your Résumé?

    When writing your résumé, whether you are going it alone or engaging a professional, reverse engineer your résumé based on your career goals.

  • How Does a Professionally Branded Résumé Give You More Bang for Your Buck?

    When hiring a professional résumé writer, it can be tempting to price shop. It’s important, however, to know the power of a branded résumé.

  • Everything You Need Above the Fold of Your Resume to Get an Interview in 6 Seconds

    WARNING: This article is chock-full of expert space-saving tips. Shhh. Don’t tell the other professional résumé writers I shared this. You used to have a whopping seven to ten seconds to grab the attention of the reader and elicit an interview. Tracking studies of recent years suggest that you may only have six seconds, perhaps even […]

  • Is Your Résumé Outdated?

    Has it been more than five years since you searched for a job? Do you remember the last time you looked at your résumé? Do you still believe in the use of an objective? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it is time to update your résumé. Most people believe that adding […]

  • The Correct Response to a Job Lead

      “Your network is your net worth.” This succinct phrase is the title of Porter Gale’s book. Gale, a marketing expert and public speaker, argues in her book that a network of personal and professional relationships is the most important asset in a portfolio. Think about it. Over 80% of jobs are unadvertised and obtained […]

  • Beware the Job Search Trap of the Holiday Season

    The holiday season is almost here and it is one of the most captivating times of year. There are great sales everywhere, you have a long shopping list, and you can’t wait to decorate the house while the sweet smell of pastries fill the air. You’re looking forward to seeing some of your favorite holiday […]

  • Tales From The Flipside, Episode 3 now available!

    “How do you deal with people who blame everything else for their unemployment?” I was asked today by someone referring to the government as the main culprit people point to. I told her I don’t waste my time and energy getting goaded into arguments about politics. Many people look to the government to make conditions […]