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Category: Resume Writing Tips

You Must Be Joking! Real Examples from Real Resumes

  In the spirit of April Fool’s Day,  here are some real life examples of things some misinformed (and sorry to say, foolish) job seekers ACTUALLY WROTE ON THEIR RESUMES. Compliments of my recruiter friend (and she works for a very large and prestigious international firm hiring mid-level to senior professionals, not high school students to […]

Easy to Fix Resume Mistakes

I’ve literally seen 1000’s of resumes over more than 15 years. These are some very common boo-boo’s that I see a lot, and, are easy to correct yourself. Even small changes and improvements can make a BIG positive difference on your resume! Resume Writing No-No’s: NO TYPPOS!!!! You KNEW that, I know!  (And yes, I […]

Surviving the “For Now” Job

 “To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work.” – Sister Mary Lauretta As I’m flipping radio stations today, and the most unlikely ‘70’s tune makes me think of jobs. Remember Stephen Stills’, “Love the One You’re With”?   While I don’t recommend it for relationship advice, for some […]

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How to Write a Resume Summary in 5 Simple Steps   In a recent post, “Are Objectives Outdated“, I suggest that yes, having an objective on your resume may make you look like a dinosaur.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 […]

Try Your Hand at a Resume Critique

Try your hand at a Sample Resume Review!