Summaries Made Simple

How to Write a Resume Summary in 5 Simple Steps   In a recent post, “Are Objectives Outdated“, I suggest that yes, having an objective on your resume may make you look like a dinosaur. The more modern approach is to begin your resume with a Summary, or Overview section. What should be included in a resume summary, or not? >>> Here’s how to write one in 5 simple steps:   1. Review: Remember English class in high school? And how your essays had to have an introduction, the body paragraphs, and the conclusion? I always wrote my introduction AFTER Read More

Does Your Career Align with Your Life?

  Think About It: Does Your Career Align with Your Life? “When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.‘ It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” ~ Steve Jobs Photo by Laurenz Read More