Tag Archives: Resume writing

Reboot Your Resume to Reboot Your Career in 2018

The start of the new year is the perfect opportunity to freshen up your resume and be prepared for new opportunities whether you’ve resolved to finding a new job in 2018 or a new opportunity presents itself when you least … Continue reading

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Building a Rad Resume

Your resume needs to make it past numerous gatekeepers, including Internet filters, HR specialists and recruiters. Before it gets to a hiring manager or a director, you have been vetted multiple times. Follow these rules to make it past the … Continue reading

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Insider Tips for Getting Past the Recruiter

I’m a recruiter. I’m the roadblock standing between you and your possible dream job. You’ve seen the job posted online or perhaps you heard about it from a friend and it sounds perfect!  Now, how do you get from that … Continue reading

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Get to the Point by Cutting Fluff Words

Efficiency is necessary in today’s busy lives. Like you, I have a lot to do and very little time to do it in, which means I have to be efficient and exact wherever I can. I apply this approach to … Continue reading

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Communicate With Credibility by Mastering These Words

I have been leading a lot of discussions and training courses lately where the focus has been on making a solid first impression. Making a good impression through your how you act and speak enhances your credibility with colleagues, friends … Continue reading

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Tips for Correct Capitalization on your Resume and Cover Letter

A cover letter and resume should draw attention to your skills and qualifications, not detract from them with randomly capitalized words. Imagine if You received a Cover Letter written like This. Reading this is like riding a Roller Coaster. By … Continue reading

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Improve Your Writing With These Resources

Writing is hard. Writing good is harder. For many of us, the idea of stringing words together into sentences, and sentences into paragraphs, is daunting. Case in point: I procrastinated writing this blog today because I could not figure out how to eloquently say … Continue reading

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Trust Spell Check At Your Peril…

Remember the days before Spell Check? Back then, turning out writing without spelling or grammar errors meant dedicated proofreading. Then Spell Check came along and saved all of us from our inability to look a word up in the dictionary and … Continue reading

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Lessons from High School Application Essays: Interviews on Paper

I spent most of December helping my 8th grade daughter complete applications for high school. She is applying to private high schools, a process which entails responding to multiple short answer and essay questions in order to provide each school … Continue reading

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Top Tricks to Get Your Resume Read

Reports show that hiring managers and recruiters only spend 20-30 seconds reviewing resumes … that’s not a lot of time to get noticed. Have your resume stand out! Format is very important – it must be written in neat paragraphs … Continue reading

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