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Make Your Skeletons Dance on Your Resume to Get the Interview

  Do you fear being someone is going to look at your resume and be horrified by your employment gaps? Did you have a less-than-favorable relationship with your CEO recently and now you have a short term job from leaving much earlier than you expected? On not-so-fabulous terms? Unsure how to handle the skeletons in […]

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Why Your Executive Resume Summary Title Should Be Bigger Than Your Name

  Here is an example of how I think differently than other resume writers. In a Resume Writer group I belong to on LinkedIn, a fellow writer, who I won’t name here, posted the following question: “I have been writing resumes for 15+ years and I have always made the person’s name on a resume […]

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Creating Job Stability in an Unstable World

  Brexit. Brazilian economy. Trump. Euro currency instability. African economic outlook. Asia-Pacific stock market. Up. Down. Way down. Way up. Yo-yo. Action. Reaction. Reaction to the reaction. Whatever your economic or political beliefs, I think we can all agree that today’s world is unpredictable. Some would even say unstable. When things are good, they can […]

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Should You Include a 10-Day Job on Your Resume?

  It used to be that you could get away with not putting a short term job on a resume. After all, short term jobs are technically frowned upon by hiring managers.  However, in this digital age, you may actually hurt yourself more if you don’t put the job on the resume.  This begs the […]

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Job Search Tactics: What to Do When Your White Crayon Needs New Batteries?

  When my son was a toddler, I recall a time when he was coloring with a box of many crayons on a large white piece of construction paper – like one of those 128-crayon boxes. These expansive boxes of crayons made me giddy as a kid (I digress). There he was… Scribbling and drawing, […]

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Is Resume Fluff Preventing You from Landing Interviews?

Marshmallow fluff is a pretty delectable treat. Simply sweet and adds height and volume to a scrumptious ice cream sundae… However, you do not want fluff in your resume. Keep it strictly for your ice cream sundaes. How do you know if you have fluff in your resume? To start, if you are listing tasks, […]

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