Resume Tips

If you want to get the interview, you have to stand out… in a good way. You can’t just “apply for jobs.” You have to sell yourself, audition, take all the risk out for the hiring manager… make your hiring a fait accompli. In a recent episode of ResumellowTV, we showed how to use social […]

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Over the last 12 months, I’ve hired over 300 people in an economy that has more job seekers than I’ve ever seen. But, over 95% of the applicants I hear from won’t even be considered for an open position because they fail to follow these simple rules: 1. Remember that they WANT you to be […]

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Oddly enough, We’ve begun to see a number of resumes come in for critiques that don’t include a postal address. A postal address may seem like a trivial piece of information in today’s global economy, but it’s not. Here’s why: Physical location often plays a part in an employer’s hiring decision. For example, if a […]

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Learning to write a professional resume is like learning to ride a bike. You get on and feel wobbly at first; maybe you even use training wheels (resume templates you found online somewhere). Once you learn how to balance, you go around in circles, but you don’t really know how to use the tools at […]

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So, you need to make a resume and get a job. In order to compete in the current job market, the type of resume your parents helped you write to get that summer intern job in high school is no longer sufficient. When I make a resume for a client, it usually takes between 4 […]

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I cant tell you how many times I have been asked about “how long should a resume be.” Nearly every Webinar we do includes at least one mention of the question. Somewhere in the universe, there is a large ball of energy that keeps emiting one of the biggest resume myths of all time: “A […]

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Rules for executive resume writing are different than those followed by candidates targeting an entry- or mid-level position. Unfortunately, most high-level executives produce resumes that are no better than the rest. These tips will show you how to make your executive resume stand out from the crowd. Prove Your Worth With any resume, it is […]

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It may seem like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised how many resumes we see that violate this simple rule. In fact, over 50% of job applicants miss at least one of these simple items. Here’s a list of things to remember when it comes to including your name on your resume: Correct Name Usage […]

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Today, we filmed episode one of ResumellowTV. What a blast! No. We didn’t have handsome hosts or beautiful models to present resumes to an audience. Instead, we critiqued resumes, in real-time, and showed how to make the positive changes that will increase interest and get interviews. The program was very interactive, which brought a great […]

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In this episode, we threw a social twist on the topic of getting an interview. So many times, we want our resume to say everything cool about us possible. However, this is not the job of a resume. A resume needs to sell us to the employer just strongly enough to pique enough interest to […]

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