Is Your Resume Yours ?

A job opportunity has presented itself and you need a resume fast. You consider your options …

a) Borrow your friend’s amazing resume.
b) Search the internet and find a well-written sample.
c) Use a template found on your computer.
d) Hire a certified professional resume writer.

The first three will help you get the resume you need quickly but option D is the only one that will help position you as a top candidate for the job you are seeking.

Why?                               ............. Read more -->

16 Things NOT TO Include on Your Resume

Remember, your resume serves one purpose–it’s a MARKETING document designed to get you an interview. In today’s competitive job market, hiring managers may receive hundreds of applications for a position. Since most resumes are quickly scanned (the average resume is reviewed for less than 15 seconds, according to the most recent research) it’s critical that your resume is tight, professional, formatted properly, and gets to the point.

Here is a list of 16 things NOT TO INCLUDE in your resume.                               ............. Read more -->


Answering The Question: Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?

One of the more tricky questions candidates are asked at job interviews is about their 5 year plan. I have interviewed many people who all of a sudden pause and struggle when asked this, but it is actually a question that you should embrace.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when you’re in that situation.                               ............. Read more -->