Tag Archives: Resumes

6 Ways You are Just Killing your Resume

Most students and new alumni don’t really know that the better the economy is the more competition there is to land really good interviews for their dream position. One reason is that Millennials are willing do a little bit of job hopping and … Read More…

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Resume Guide; How to Look Good on Paper

After 16 years in Human Resources and Career Development in Higher Education we recently published the Resume Guide; How to Look Good on Paper! Resume Writing Guide for Diverse College Students and New Alumni. it is available at AMAZON.COM. If you have connected … Read More…

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50 Resume Writing Tips that Work

Resume Writing – 50 Tips That Work I’ve been updating this list every spring  for almost a decade. Our goal is that if you use this list and spend 60 minutes with your resume you can improve your resume in the process.  With … Read More…

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9 Key Elements of a Good Reference Letter

Reference letters and recommendation letters are a major component of a successful job search.  Every job seeker knows that in addition to their own ability to sell job skills and qualifications, they also will need support from qualified people who are willing to … Read More…

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Hiring Managers Discover Resume Lies

Career Builder survey results show that 58% of hiring managers discover resume lies that job seekers include in application materials.  I remind job seekers all the time that we write our resumes everyday.  In other words, what ends up on our resumes, is … Read More…

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Write a Targeted Resume Objective Statement

There is still some debate about the value of a resume objective statement.  I don’t understand the debate.  I still believe that a resume without a targeted objective statement is a little bit harder to read.  If you ever watch a recruiter sift through … Read More…

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