VIDEO: How to Showcase Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

  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 1 minute  quick resume tip video!) to learn how to write accomplishments on your resume? Click below! This video is one of several I’ve posted on my YouTube channel with some great ideas about how to make your resume stand out. Make sure to Subscribe Read More

FUNCTIONAL RESUMES EXPLAINED

Answers to Common Questions About Functional Resumes   After my post “Chronological vs. Functional Resumes“, I’ve received a few questions – and I know it can be puzzling to figure out which resume format works best for YOUR unique work history, and most importantly – current job goals!   So this post is for you, dear readers, hope it helps! How is it different from a chronological resume? A chronological resume is what most people think of, listing their work history in reverse time order including job title, company name & location and dates, then listing the skills, experiences and Read More

Get Your Resume to the Top of the Yes Pile

  This was published a few years ago when I was interviewed by a writer from the Army Wives Network.  The link isn’t active anymore, so I’m recycling the Q & A here, for YOUR reading pleasure ….   The time has come and you are ready to start a job search. Your first step is creating a professional stand-out resume. Many people are a little intimidated at the prospect of creating a resume.   Here are some common questions answered with firsthand knowledge of what works and what doesn’t when it comes to professional resumes.     Q: What are some Read More