2016 Almost Here: Time to Update That Resume of Yours

There aren't many more days of this month before we are into 2016. This is a perfect time to pull out your resume and update it - this applies not only if you plan to move into a new job in the new year. Just as you should be reviewing your credit report yearly (or …

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What’s Old is New in the Job Search Realm

If you think that all employers will only look at your resume or application if it's posted online, you might want to think again.  According to a report put out by Career Thought Leaders, they hosted a brainstorming call of career professionals from the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom who came to discuss trends …

Action Phrases and Power Verbs to Use on a Resume

Your resume is meant to give an overview of your achievements and your abilities and translate them to an employer in the hopes of gaining an interview.  With your past experiences, you had roles and responsibilities so when conveying them you want to be sure that you are using phrases and words that convey action.  …

Your Resume: Does it Truly List All Your Accomplishments?

If you've been sending out resumes and not receiving any calls, then it's time to look at what information you've been submitting, namely looking to see if your resumes includes all of your accomplishments and skills.   I see if over and over when working with clients - they negate past accomplishments or job skills as …

10 Resume Errors that Spell Check Won’t Catch

I read an article recently about spell check and how it does not always catch every error.  So, I thought I'd pass it on: Its versus It's (or any other apostrophes) Your versus You're Sales verus Sails Affect versus Effect Would Have not Would of Through versus Threw Then versus Than Supposed To not Suppose …