Tag Archives | Resume Writing

Are You Putting Off Resume Writing?

“I haven’t touched my resume since I looked for a job 10 years ago.” Sound familiar. Why bother with resume writing if you don’t have to? It’s not exactly something people enjoy doing or how they want to spend their free time. But I do. Well, I’m a resume writer, so I guess I should. […]

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It’s All About The Resume. Or Is It?

It makes me sad to see someone focus all their career energy on the resume. There is a misnomer that if you have the best resume then you’ll get the job. Not true. That’s so far from the truth. There is so much more to a successful transition and advancement than just a resume. Here’s […]

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Resumes and Employee Retention—Is There a Correlation?

This may seem like an odd correlation, but there is a direct connection between designing a resume and employee retention. Typically, the resume is the first reason a disgruntled or frustrated employee will reach out to me for career coaching. Their intent is typically to leave the organization or team because they are frustrated with […]

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What’s Your Resume Worth?

When it comes to developing a resume, it’s an investment. Money and time are two investments that are mandatory for any successful resume. There’s no way to get around these investments but there are ways to ensure that your resume is worth the results. Money. Many people hire resume writers and this is an investment. […]

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Resume Samples for Sales Executives

Many of my clients are sales executives. They’ve hired me because they are either poised to move up the corporate ladder or are ready to land their next big career move. Whether it’s up or out, they’re in transition and want to do everything within their power to transition smoothly, effectively and lucratively. This means […]

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Resume Do’s and Don’ts

A simple as this advice may seem, perhaps this topic may be best reserved for the Career Services Office at your local college. However, I decided add a few of my own “Do’s” and “Don’ts” after recently viewing some pretty unique (and scary) resumes from a wide-range of experience levels. “Do” utilize key industry terminology […]

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CV Sample Profile Summary

Yes, you can take a CV beyond the basic turn-of-the-century formatting. Just because a CV is built on traditional methodologies doesn’t mean that it has to be staid in old school ways. This primarily academic and scientific document has evolved over the years to include more resume style elements, such as a profile summary, which […]

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Salary Negotiation at the Interview

Are you really ready for your next big career change? Once you launch the sequence of moving onto something new, you’ll need to be prepared for anything, including salary negotiation. In fact, your next interview may go so well that you might get an offer on the spot. In coaching, I’ll help you “wow” them […]

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Two Sides of Resume Samples 

As a certified professional resume writer (CPRW), I’ve been helping my clients create job-winning resumes for over 15 years. While we all look at resume samples for inspiration, they could hamper your creation of the personally branded career portfolio. Let me explain: When you rely on resume samples as guidelines for your own resume, you […]

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