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How to Write a Resume Summary in 5 Simple Steps In a recent post, “Are Objectives Outdated“, I suggest that yes, having an objective on your resume may make you look like a dinosaur.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