Resume Writing Tips Recap


Getting Started Make it easy to understand. Although it seems obvious, employment should be listed chronologically from newest to oldest. Dates should make sense. If there are large gaps, list what you were doing in the most positive way possible rather than leaving a gap. Explain overlaps (e.g. “part time project concurrent with position at… Read more »

Top Lies used on Resumes


It’s been said, “the truth always comes out”.  Think twice before embellishing your resume.  Period.  Here is an article from the OC Register with the Top Lies used on resumes: Oh no! You mean I wasn’t really a rocket scientist? Scott Thompson, former head of Yahoo, lost his job this week, yet another victim of… Read more »

5 Tech Tips That Will Land You a Job


These days, getting an edge over the competition means combining traditional techniques with tech-savvy creativity. ~ By Stacy Johnson, With the U.S. unemployment rate at 8.8%, many people are still looking for work. Given the crowded field of applicants, job seekers need an edge anywhere they can find it — and some are finding it through social media… Read more »

50 Buzzwords You Shouldn’t Use on Your Resume

Posted | Karen Burns | Nov 17, 2010 You’ve written your resume. You poured a lot of effort into the page that will represent you, and you can’t wait to distribute it far and wide. Not so fast. Before you send that puppy out, check it for buzzwords. Like “team player.” Or “detail-oriented.” Or “accustomed… Read more »