To Whom it May Concern,

Guest Blog courtesy of Lauren McAdams of Resume Companion. If you’ve ever read about how to properly put… Continue reading “To Whom it May Concern,”…

Categorizing Your Skills: Job Content Skills

Skills are one of the most important things you have to convey to a prospective employer. If you had to name your five most important and valuable skills right now, what would you say they are? Here is a way to organize your thinking about skills as you prepare for an interview. Continue reading “Categorizing Your Skills: Job Content Skills”…

Creative Recruiting Ads

Think recruiting is a serious business?  Think again. Enjoy a sampling of creative, funny and effective recruiting ads.… Continue reading “Creative Recruiting Ads”…

Chronological and Functional Resume Formats

The chronological resume is the gold standard of formats; it gives your job history in an easy to read format, and it’s the choice of recruiters everywhere. This recession has made many workers rethink their careers and retrain for new ones, and that means that they need a new format to market their skills. Enter the Functional Resume – a way to talk more about what you can do, and less about what you’ve done in the past. Continue reading “Chronological and Functional Resume Formats”…

Retool Your Resume for Success in the New Year

Bill Lynch had over 30 years of successful operations management, an MBA, and standout community service on his resume. Before his job ended in September 2010 (he’d seen it coming for a while), he decided to completely retool his skills and experience and pursue another field altogether. Continue reading “Retool Your Resume for Success in the New Year”…

Guest Post: Choosing a Resume Format

(Guest post by Resume Genius) Before you write your resume, you need to pick an appropriate resume format.… Continue reading “Guest Post: Choosing a Resume Format”…