Frazzled by All the Resume Advice?

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter RATTLED BY CAREER CRISIS? You are humming along healthily when suddenly a career crisis shakes you, causing great job pain, and perhaps even job loss. You rush to an all-purpose […] The post Frazzled by All the Resume Advice?

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I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

Career Trend

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” The resume is so much more! Following are 5 functions of the resume, beyond cinching the initial interview: 1.

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Executive: Tips for Reclaiming Career Joy

Career Trend

Whether you are an executive actively exploring a career transition or you passively are seeing what’s out there, the desire to jump ship likely is motivated by one thing: “finding career joy.”

2017 59

Spark Interviews With a Distinctive Resume Voice

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Distinctions Between Voice and Tone In a recent blog conversation with an admired colleague, Debra O’Reilly, job search strategist and certified resume writer, we discussed the distinctions between voice and tone.

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Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

I’m very flattered and grateful to be included among such heavy hitters in Career Sherpa’s (Hannah Morgan) “ 50+ Best Websites For Job Search 2017 “ WOW! Resume Crafting (and more). Job Search Advice. New College Grad & Early Career Job Search.

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Resume Advice You Never Hear

Penelope Trunk

Here’s how this matters for your resume: Ask me if I went to the mental ward. Did you know that my resume can tell the story of me as a writer or me as an operations genius? And I wouldn’t have any lies on my resume. Your career is a mutable, dynamic story that you control.

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Why Career Storytelling Is an Art

Career Trend

If you are contemplating a job transition, concerned about your current company’s stability or simply want to better prepare for the next opportunity that bubbles up, then writing your own resume or biography may be the best next step.

2016 106

Resume Advice from Your Next Boss

Career Realism

What do companies look for when they read a resume? To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Resume & Cover Letter advice boss career expert job Manager resume searchThey make sure your skills and experience meet their needs as outlined in the job description.

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Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter It may seem counterintuitive to take the focus off of YOU when writing a value-packed resume. The post Get Over Yourself When Writing Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice U.S.

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Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story?

Career Trend

Career stories that are faithful to their complexity activate emotion: struggle, fear, boldness, […]. The post Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2017 74

Why Legislating Resume Writing Is Wrong

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While I write resumes for a living, I realize (and prefer) that it isn’t “my way or the highway.” ” How bland of a career marketing world would it be if every resume was written by some formulaic approach?

The Worst Resume Advice I’ve EVER Heard

Career Realism

Over the years, I’ve had clients come to me and ask all kinds of questions about advice they’ve heard in regards to resume writing. Some advice was on point like the importance of personal branding, other advice was further off base. In this article, I’m hoping to dispel some of the worst resume advice I’ve heard over the years in an effort to help you wade through the deluge of resume writing advice that has taken over the Internet. Resum

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Pink Tennis Shoes and Resumes

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The post Pink Tennis Shoes and Resumes appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Resume Advice branded resume career advice career strategy executive resume branding professional resume writer resume length unique value proposition

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Transcendent Resume :: Beyond Your Threshold of Pain

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via The Transcendent Rep While many career bloggers wring their hands about resume length, fonts and keywords, I get all ‘jazz hands’ over more enriching and meaningful details. […].

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Executives: Beware Substituting Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Resume

Career Trend

While it is popular for some people to refer to their LinkedIn profile as their resume, this simply is not so. While baring your career all in this structured, public forum may be tempting, reasons for strategically […].

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Job Interview Best Practices Advice with DeVay Campbell

Competitive Resumes

DeVay Campbell is a career coach and human resource professional, author of The Best Interview Advice Book, craves the success of job seekers. Here are some highlights from our discussion: DeVay wanted to address common questions she’s received as a career coach and a recruiter.

2015 68

Resume Story – How to Emote Tenacity

Career Trend

” Similarly, when writing your career story, you must, “Write who you are.” The post Resume Story – How to Emote Tenacity appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Resume Advice Resume Story career advice Career Story executive resume executive resume branding Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter job seekers professional resume writer resume strategy unique value propositions value proposition

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Weave Your Resume With Relatable Stories

Career Trend

Your Resume Should be Written as a Story What does this mean, really, to write a story? The post Weave Your Resume With Relatable Stories appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2016 63

How to Highlight Yourself in Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires looking at yourself in a new light. Resumes have one sole objective: to illustrate to a recruiter or hiring manager how you’re the best person to serve the company you want to work for. As the classic writing advice goes, “show, don’t tell.”

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Are Resumes Withering?

Career Trend

The post Are Resumes Withering? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Advice Career Advice Myth executive resumes career advice career strategy executive resume branding Is the resume dead?

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Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017

Career Realism

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017. Related: 2016 Resume Trends – The New, The Now & What You Must Know. I hope it provides you with some much needed encouragement and optimism as you take a good look at your resume and start making changes for 2017. Work It Daily.

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5 Reasons Why Your Executive Resume Is Not Working

Executive Career Brand

They’re hard at work sending out their resumes to anyone and any place that may be able to help them with their career goals. But somehow, their resumes are not doing their job – generating interest and interviews. My advice? Your resume is fine.

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Resume Advice: Do It Yourself or Professional?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Resume Advice: Do It Yourself or Professional? Career Girl. It seems that every day you see multiple articles giving resume advice. There’s no doubt that your resume is a vital part of the job search process. Is your resume dated?

New Grad: Beware of These Resume Assumptions

Career Trend

Most already have planted career seeds along the university journey, learning practical skills through the classroom, internships, part-time jobs, volunteer activities and sports affiliations. Recent grads or soon-to-be graduating students face an exhilarating next chapter.

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4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume

Career Realism

4 Tips For Writing A Powerful Resume. The first challenge with your resume is getting it in the hands of an actual person. Related: 5 Key Resume Writing Tips For The Over 50 Job Seeker. As a serious professional, you need to take your resume further.

2016 61

How To Write An Achievement-Based Resume

Career Realism

How To Write An Achievement-Based Resume. Many resumes I receive in my recruitment job are very “duty-oriented” – job seekers have long lists of what they’ve done but not enough tangible achievements. Related: How To Create Effective Achievements On Your Resume.

2016 62

Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Resume Bear

Two years ago while applying for jobs, I spent hours worrying about my resume. Thinking about how to improve my resume kept me up at night because I knew that document was my chance to get noticed for an open position. career job jobs Online Resume resume resumebear

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How To Get Your Resume Ignored

Ms. Career Girl

The post How To Get Your Resume Ignored appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We’re going to look at how to create a resume that will get ignored. And then, use that to be your own resume editor and eliminate the mistakes that might otherwise slip by. Career Girl.

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The Terrible Job Search Advice You Are Getting By Accident

Career Realism

The Terrible Job Search Advice You Are Getting By Accident. If you’re in the middle of a job search, you probably have lots of well-meaning family members and friends giving you advice on how to find a job as fast as you can. Work It Daily.

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The 6-second resume scan is hogwash

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Hat tip to Dawn Lennon and Dawn Bugni for unwittingly spurring me (via our chat over at Google Plus) to write this post discussing a recent survey on resumes. I admit to being highly concerned about TheLadders’ survey and the sweeping comments encouraging ‘minimalist’ resumes, asserting that resumes are only reviewed for [.]

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Consider Some of These Important Elements While Writing Your Resume

Professional Resume Services

Writing a professional resume requires certain elements. There are many common mistakes job seekers make throughout their searching process, especially where resumes are concerned. One of the most common is using the exact same resume for every position you apply for.

2016 112

Career Change: 3 Tips to Get Traction

Career Trend

The post Career Change: 3 Tips to Get Traction appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Advice Career Change career advice career change Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter resume Resume Story resume writing

2015 73

The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Latest Resource For Supercharging Your Resume appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Are you one of the 59% that use Microsoft Word to create and update your resume? And they don’t just want to help with your resume. Design a show-stopping resume.

2016 106

Resume Advice: How to Mention Unrelated Work Experience on Your Resume

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.

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Stop Being So Boring + 4 More Things to Quit Doing on Your Resume

Career Trend

5 Things Not to Do on Your Resume 1. Resumes are strategic […]. The post Stop Being So Boring + 4 More Things to Quit Doing on Your Resume appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. List every task you perform.

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Tailoring Your Resume During A Career Transition

Career Realism

Changing careers can be daunting. Not only do you have to carefully consider everything in leaving your job behind, but you have to calculate the steps needed in order to progress into an alternative career or industry. Related: 4 Secrets To Changing Careers In Your 40s.

How to Keep Your Eye on Your Career Destination Prize

Career Trend

There are times in your career that job search may seem like boot camp, where you follow your sergeant’s orders unquestioningly. The post How to Keep Your Eye on Your Career Destination Prize appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Boring Old Resume Objective Vs. Branding Statement

Career Realism

Boring Old Resume Objective Vs. Branding Statement. For the amount of time you spend writing and rewriting your resume it can be very disheartening to know the time spent by hiring managers reading your resume is minimal. Work It Daily. If you brand it will they come?

2016 60

6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest

Career Realism

6 Tips To Make Your Resume Better Than The Rest. Recruiters look at dozens of resumes a day. If they see something they don’t like, your resume could wind up in the “no” pile in just seconds. Related: 5 Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out. Make your resume sleek.

2016 62

Resume Nightmares: Part One

Career Realism

Resume Nightmares: Part One. Related: The Right Resume Format To Get You Noticed. They point out every flaw in the structure, confront bad relationships – and make a passionate attempt to improve the business with expert advice. My response to a resume that I receive is similar.

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