What’s the Best Executive Resume Format and Length?

Executive Career Brand

When I speak with executive job seekers, one of the first things they often ask me is how their resume stacks up. Many of them have never been in a job search or haven’t faced one for a number of years. You’ll note that I don’t discuss job boards here.

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ATS and the Executive Resume Black Hole – What You May Not Know

Executive Career Brand

ATS were developed to deal with the overwhelming number of resumes executive recruiters and employers receive these days for openings posted on job boards and company websites. But they don’t do their job well. The job seeker has no way of knowing. → Companies lose out too.

2016 136

Where in the World is Your Job Search?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « 3 Strategies for Making it Past the Initial 5-Second Resume Scan Breaking Through The Job Search Barrier » Where in the World is Your Job Search? While I’ve been in this city before, it got me to thinking about how job search differs depending on where in the world you are.

2010 127

The Resume as Part of Your Social Media Job Search Campaign

Career Realism

AH-HA MOMENT AUTHORS APPLICATION TAKE THE FREE QUIZ WINNERS APPROVED EXPERTS BECOME AN EXPERT EXPERT BENEFITS EXPERT SCHEDULE INTERVIEW PREP PERSONAL BRANDING RESUME & COVER LETTER YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SCORING AN INTERNSHIP C-TWIPS FEATURED TWEETS ORIGINAL PROJECT T.A.P.

2010 113

Why I Was Wrong About Video Resumes

Career Realism

And no one has the technology to do a keyword search of videos. They use Purzue’s site to search for, view and listen to the multimedia files. has been an executive recruiter and career counselor since 2003. Resume & Cover Letter career expert resume video

2012 86

Focus – A Critical Skill For Job Seekers

Career Realism

In a wired world where job seekers can be presented with hundreds, if not thousands, of pieces of “job hunting” advice daily, the need for job seekers to develop and use the skill of “focus” is critical. In the job hunting world, this factor is not new.

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10 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting the Job Offer

Career Realism

Since you got the interview your cover letter and resume were obviously effective. First, did you send a thank you letter? Were they about the job? And THAT’S how you get a job offer ! has been an executive recruiter and career counselor since 2003.

2012 114

Make Your Career More Social: Show Up and Engage

Threshold Consulting

This month’s Career Collective topic is “social media - how to use it in a job search, how to get started, do's and don'ts”.   For specific job search applications, you’ll want to check out posts by Career Collective colleagues.

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Resume Security: Protect Your Digital Documents

Resume Writing

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog.

2010 70

THE NEW TAX CODE AND YOU! GET READY FOR STICKER SHOCK! | Resume.

Resume Help Blog

August 19th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Normally this post is about jobs and this one is too whether the title indicates it or not. Combining high marginal tax rates with the loss of this tax relief will cost jobs.

2010 130

Help! I Can't Land an Interview

Career Realism

AH-HA MOMENT AUTHORS APPLICATION TAKE THE FREE QUIZ WINNERS APPROVED EXPERTS BECOME AN EXPERT EXPERT BENEFITS EXPERT SCHEDULE INTERVIEW PREP PERSONAL BRANDING RESUME & COVER LETTER YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SCORING AN INTERNSHIP C-TWIPS FEATURED TWEETS ORIGINAL PROJECT T.A.P.

2010 114

Where Have all of the Jobs Gone?

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « It’s a Small World – Networking Is Your Resume Over-Bold? » Where Have all of the Jobs Gone? In addition to cutting jobs due to the recession and to increase profitability, companies are looking overseas to save money in labor costs. It’s not just technology jobs that are leaving the United States.

2010 130

love letters as writing samples, the candidate who spoke Pirate, and other tales of amazing resumes

Ask A Manager

1. “A recent applicant for an entry-level office job at the nonprofit where I work wrote in his application, ‘Just Google me.’ “At a previous job we received a 3-page resume that started with a list of accomplishments. It had absolutely nothing to do with the job or the industry that we were in. ” 3. “A candidate listed his part in a play in the 1980s for an office job at a university. He didn’t get the job.”

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Telecommuting Resume Advice

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuting Resume Advice July 15, 2008 · 0 comments Sometimes I get asked about whether or not I keep up a resume and whether or not anyone looking for a telecommuting job should. So for starters I’ll tell you that no, I personally do not keep up a current resume–primarily because I’m not actively seeking a job of any sort.

How to deal with unemployment in the face of holiday cheer.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to deal with unemployment in the face of holiday cheer Posted to: Job Hunt December 21st, 2009 Del.icio.us Almost no one is so arrogant to think they are better than you because you can’t find a job right now. Your job hunt can go into high gear right now. So start doing things that you can control instead of depending on a job to save you. Why didn't you get the job?"

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security. in Russian from Columbia, but not how many students get jobs. Pick a school based on their track record for getting students jobs. And, since you’re not picking from a list of brand name schools, make your choice based on their track record for getting their graduates great jobs.

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