Shawn has over 20 years of experience in professional recruitment, marketing, advertising and communications. He has previously worked for a prominent legal recruiting boutique and with attorney and paralegal candidates. His specialty also includes resumes and cover letters for advertising, public relations, sales and nonprofit professionals. At Volt Workforce Solutions Shawn worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller organizations to achieve their staffing goals. First as a senior lead recruiter and later as an account manager, Shawn’s focus was on professional placement and temporary staffing. He also offered clients recruitment consulting and recruitment process outsourcing services. While at Volt Shawn was active with local SHRM chapters. Industries he worked with were pharmaceutical communications, marketing, construction, advertising, accounting, non-profits and manufacturing. Earlier in his career Shawn was an Advertising Sales Manager at The Reporter newspaper where he also managed the regional job fair business of Journal Register Company the newspaper’s parent company. During his time with The Reporter Shawn wrote numerous articles for newspapers on such career topics as resumes, job hunting, job fairs and job search strategies. Shawn has been writing resumes for over twenty years and has authored and edited hundreds of resumes.
A Resume Tip from Shawn P
Effective resumes are not about listing "stuff" you did. It is critical to include numerous specifics about successes you have had in your career that will help hiring managers see you as the "impact player" that they are searching for to add to their team.