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VIDEO: What Should I Put On My Resume?

  Some things are pretty obvious, I KNOW you know you need your contact info and work history, for example. But what about things like these: How much of my education should I list? Do I need an Objective? Should I include volunteer/unpaid work? What about my references? Is it okay to include graphs & graphics on a resume? Have a quick minute? (literally, the video is one minute long!  So of course you do!) Have a look see & listen to what I recommend you Always, Sometimes, and Never include on a resume:     (Spoiler alert!!!.. about graphics …since this Read More





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Getting Your Resume to the Top of the “Yes” Pile

  When I was on hiring teams sorting resumes, I had 3 piles – immediate no’s (aka recycling bin), maybes (which hardly ever get tapped) and the YES’s – the smallest pile. When I do workshops and classes on resume writing, this is what I tell people they need to do with their resume – get sorted into the short stack of “to call for an interview” – the “yes pile” out of the hundreds of resumes each hiring manager receives.  Yes.  HUNDREDS. Awhile back I was asked to write a guest post called “Getting Your Resume to the Top Read More