Category Archives: Résumés

Help! My resume needs a makeover.

We have already received many email inquiries from folks who could not get through to one of our job coaches during last week’s two-day job-search advice call-in.  We truly wish we could take every call that comes in, but unfortunately … Continue reading

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Should I omit experience that is more than 10 years old?

A reader with over 25 years of work history recently wrote in to ask whether  experience from more than 10 years ago should be de-emphasized or omitted from the resume.  Or, is it best to have different resumes to emphasize … Continue reading

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Can you take a look at my resume?

We get a lot of requests to review resumes.  Job seekers want to know if they should use chronological or functional.  Should it be just one page or is it okay to have two or more pages?  How should long … Continue reading

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Should I include non-professional jobs on the resume?

In this economy, it has been necessary for many people to find any job to make ends meet.  Often times, these jobs are not in the individual’s primary or desired industry or occupation.  So if you are seeking a sales … Continue reading

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Mulitple Resumes Reel In Interviews

A resume alone will not get you a job. It is not a brochure that can speak for you. It may not even open any doors. Most employers use resumes to eliminate candidates for a job. You may be eliminated from the recruitment process without ever having an interview if there is something in your resume that the employer does not like or feels is missing. Continue reading

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