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The Best and Worst Words to Use on Your Resume

It only takes a few minutes for your resume to be reviewed and either passed on or considered. This is why keywords are so important in your resume. The question is, what keywords are the best ones to use and what are the worst to use. Don’t use vague words such as team player and [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on The Best and Worst Words to Use on Your Resume

How to Write the Perfect Executive Resume

Your resume is the first thing companies see when you apply for a job, so it’s important that your executive resume is perfect. If you are like a lot of executives, you haven’t used your resume in quite a while, but you know there are a lot of components that make the perfect resume. Here [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on How to Write the Perfect Executive Resume

Why Using a Resume Template is a Bad Idea

Since you don’t often write your resume, using a template you can download online might seem like a quick fix solution. However, once you start sending your resume out, you might find you get very little traction. At some point you start to wonder why the phone isn’t ringing when you realize your resume is [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Blog, Job Search, Recruiters, Resumes|Comments Off on Why Using a Resume Template is a Bad Idea

Staying Positive in a Challenging Job Search

Searching for a job can be challenging at times, especially when you feel like it is going nowhere fast. You may have certain jobs in mind that you want, but you go through the whole process of tailoring your resume and cover letter and nothing happens. Don’t lose hope. If you persevere, you will find [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Blog, Career Development, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Staying Positive in a Challenging Job Search

Why Isn’t the Phone Ringing After I Send My Resume?

It can be frustrating when you send out resume after resume and you don’t get any calls in return. But there are reasons why this may be happening. It could be something as simple as they found a candidate that exactly met their needs and are looking no further. Another reason could be that they [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Interviewing, Job Search, LinkedIn, Resumes|Comments Off on Why Isn’t the Phone Ringing After I Send My Resume?

Mistakes You’re Making in Your Job Search Documents

It is important to be checking your emails as you are searching for a new job. I cannot emphasize enough the importance of checking your emails for spelling and grammar. That will get your resume passed over in an instant. If you feel like you have been staring at your email or resume too long, [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Mistakes You’re Making in Your Job Search Documents

How to Move Up the Corporate Ladder with the Right Resume

You have been working in your position and company for quite a while and you feel it is time to move up the corporate ladder. It probably has been a long time since you looked at your resume and you know it needs some work. So here is how to fix your resume to get [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Blog, Career Development, Resumes|Comments Off on How to Move Up the Corporate Ladder with the Right Resume

Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Your resume demonstrates your skills, experience, and capabilities of performing a job. When you have flaws in your resume, this can destroy your chances of getting called in for an interview. So, you want to be very cautious of the image your resume is portraying. It can make you appear incompetent to do the job [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Resume Flaws that Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Top 7 Questions to Ask Your Resume Writer

Maybe you have been trying to put together a resume for yourself for a while. You feel like you have been trying really hard to find that perfect job but your resume just isn’t landing you any interviews. You feel frustrated as you know you are qualified, but the phone don’t ring! So, you decide [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Blog, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Top 7 Questions to Ask Your Resume Writer

From Resume to Interview and In-between

Looking for a job is, in itself, a job. It involves more than looking at ads and figuring out how to make your resume work for you. Think of your resume as a key to unlocking the door to a phone call, or ideally, an interview. To be able to insert the key (your resume) [...]

By | October 21st, 2015|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on From Resume to Interview and In-between
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