Tag Archives: Resume

New Year Resolutions for the Job Seeker

I read a great article about the lies applicants say during job interviews. You can find the link to the article below. While it’s pretty entertaining to read some of the responses, it’s sad to think that people will go to such extremes to get a job. I’m not going to pretend that I’ve always been honest in job interviews.

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First Look!

Hi Everyone! Can you believe we’re almost done with 2014? It’s been a roller coaster of a year for me and I can’t wait for 2015! I am excited to announce that I am in the process of writing my first book How to “Do” a Job Search and Actually Find One! That’s the working title and it’s been years

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FREE Job Seekers’ Coaching Call!

Are you a job seeker that is fed up with the search? Would you like to get professional help with your your resume and get some tips on interviewing but you can’t afford the one-on-one session costs? Well, look no further… I’ll be doing a FREE (yes FREE) 30-minute coaching call on Tuesday August 19, 2014 at 7:30 pm (Eastern).

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The 10% That Matters

When it comes to resumes, we all get so caught up in how qualified we are and how many skills we have. But, what if a laundry-list of abilities isn’t what employers are looking for? In this video blog, I’m discussing why including ALL of your abilities on your resume doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good thing and how to set

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The Best & Worst Resume Phrases

This is a link to an article in Inc. magazine by Suzanne Lucas (@RealEvilHRLady). Never Lose Hope! “http://www.inc.com/suzanne-lucas/hiring-challenged-sift-for-these-17-worst-and-15-best-resume-phrases.html”>Hiring Challenged? Sift for These 17 Worst (and 15 Best) Résumé Phrases

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What’s Your Point?

Your resume is a BIG deal. It is the foot-in-the-door to your future. When you put in your resume somewhere, you are basically saying “Hey, I am looking for work, you’re offering a position I can do, and here’s why I think you should pay me to do this job”. So, ya, your resume is a big deal. How do

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7 Resume Don’ts

Attention Job Seekers: No matter what the job market is like or how overqualified you may be for a job, there are some things that should NEVER EVER EVER be in your resume no matter your profession. Ever. Below are some of the biggest turn-offs for recruiters when it comes to searching for candidates. 1. Spelling errors. Spell-check is only

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