How to Create a Resume That Gets You Results

How to Create a Resume That Gets You Results

The average HR professional spends only 6 seconds looking at a resume. That’s it! They spend less time than most people do to order a coffee deciding if a candidate should be called in for an interview. What do they see in those 6 seconds to make them want to...
Which Words Should Not Be on Your Resume?

Which Words Should Not Be on Your Resume?

Any experienced hiring manager will tell you that there are many words people overuse on their resume. Overused (or tough to quantify) descriptions, phrases or skills that aren’t so impressive should be avoided.With the help of resume optimization or high quality...
How Long is Too Long for a Resume

How Long is Too Long for a Resume

A 1955 issue of Changing Times advised its readers to stick to one page and only include relevant information. Times (and expectations) have changed quite a bit since then.How Long Should a Resume be?A typical resume is one or two pages long. For recent graduates, one...
10 Tips to Improve Your Resume

10 Tips to Improve Your Resume

Looking for a new job requires patience, determination and a resume that stands out. Resume writing has a lot of dos and don’t associated with it, and our clients often say they are unsure what these unwritten rules are (and they fear they will break them). Here are...
4 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

4 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

I have seen a lot of articles online about what not to do when writing your resume.  While I agree with some of this advice, there are 4 mistakes I repeatedly see.  Here are some tips that I follow, and share with my clients when writing a resume. Illegible Fonts...