Will Your Executive Resume Make the Grade?

As a writer who works with executives on a daily basis, I see many different types of “before” resumes – some good, some not so much. Invariably, the question arises as I talk to executive job hunters: Is my resume really THAT bad? Do I really need to work on it, or will it just … Continue reading Will Your Executive Resume Make the Grade?

3 Reasons to Power Up Your Resume With Keywords

What’s the best way to give a quick skills overview PLUS pass an automated resume scan? Keywords!One of the mysteries to resume writing, keywords are simply skills and concepts that humans AND systems look for in your qualifications.However, many people skip adding this content when writing a resume… and then wonder why the phone stays … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Power Up Your Resume With Keywords

Don’t List Responsibilities on Your Resume

What? Aren’t resumes supposed to show employers all the duties you have fulfilled in your previous jobs? The answer is yes… and no.What most employers really want to hire is not just a person that has met the qualifications for a particular role. They need to hire a solution—a candidate that can help solve business … Continue reading Don’t List Responsibilities on Your Resume