Category: Resume

Do You Have a Question About Resumes or Job Search?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: September 24, 2013 at 8:28 am

I’m pleased to announce that the first in our Ask an Expert Series will air this Thursday, September 26. Click on the graphic to reach the event site.   I will be available (live, on air) from noon to 1 pm Central Time to answer your questions on: 1. Resumes 2. Cover Letters 3. LinkedIn Profiles 4. Interviewing... » Read Full Article

Pitching Yourself: 5 Practical Resume and Interview Tips for Job Seekers

AUTHOR: Brian Rashid
POSTED: September 17, 2013 at 7:24 am

When you hear the word “pitch,” what comes to mind? In a world where our job market is saturated, the association with buzzwords in resumes or during interviews, without proven results of what you’ve done, is increasingly frowned upon. Some hiring managers and recruiters associate “pitch” with the guy at the networking event, martini in one... » Read Full Article

Choose Your Words Carefully When Designing Your Resume

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: September 12, 2013 at 1:32 pm

The hallmark of a quality resume is that it delivers sufficient information without being overwhelming. That can only happen if you choose your words carefully. Select words that express your meaning in simple, clear and concise terms. How Creative are You, Really?  When it comes to the use of adjectives, many people sprinkle them freely throughout their... » Read Full Article

Three Things to Avoid on a Resume

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: September 10, 2013 at 9:26 am

Came across an interesting article, from last year, that was posted on The writer discusses three resume writing trends that are keeping candidates from winning interviews. As a hiring manager, I’ve seen these types of resumes and I wasn’t impressed by the applicants. Someone is giving these individuals very bad resume advice. If you want... » Read Full Article