Try your hand at a Sample Resume Review!
“We ought to be able to learn some thing second hand. There is not enough time for us to make all of the mistakes ourselves.” – Harriet Hall Just for fun (but also, some education, perhaps…) here’s just a sampling of some real life, straight from employers/recruiters (and one of my own memorable […]
Want your resume to get noticed? This is a KEY RESUME DIFFERENTIATOR: having your JOB ACCOMPLISHMENTS STAND OUT on your resume! You can’t just SAY you have a particular skill or achievement on your resume – you have to PROVE it. You have to “Show” vs. just “Tell” Have a minute (literally, it’s a […]
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 – […]
This is an older video but still good basic information. See UPDATES below though, too! 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 […]