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.

2017 195

Is a Strategic Resume Path Even Necessary?

Career Trend

If you have a resume that bores you to tears, then what will be the reader's reaction? The post Is a Strategic Resume Path Even Necessary? appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2017 190

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

After learning a bit more about it, I gathered my little list of resume experts that quickly expanded to experts throughout the careers industry. Whether you are new to Twitter or have been using it for a while, count these experts among your favorite go-to’s for career advice.

2018 207

Executive Resume Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Professional Resume Services

Executives can work diligently and do extensive amounts of research to know what to put on a resume, only to struggle with landing a job. A Good Resume Guarantees A Job. There are no guarantees in life, and writing an effective resume won’t guarantee you a job either.

2018 151

Four Effective Ways Career Changers Can Spruce up Their Resume

Professional Resume Services

Resumes and cover letters help you change careers. Career changes are becoming increasingly common in today’s ever-shifting world, especially as people with multiple skills and access to different, better options are leaving less fulfilling careers to move toward new opportunities.

2016 199

Does Social Media Belong on Your Resume?

Professional Resume Services

So since social media is such a big part of life and business, doesn’t it make sense to include your accounts on your resume? Certain social media platforms are perfect for including on resumes, while others should be avoided completely. Social Media Can Make Your Resume Stand Out.

2018 158

Best of the Year Executive Resume Writing Tips and Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Are you convinced you can write your own executive resume? If you’ve been in on the hiring process at your company for some time, and have been in a position to review resumes of candidates, you may have a good handle on what should and shouldn’t be in a resume. […].

3 Resume Missteps to Avoid

Career Trend

According to Dictionary.com, the definition for resume is “a summing up; summary;” and, “a brief written account of personal, educational and professional qualifications and experiences, as that prepared by an applicant for a job.”

2015 167

Game-changing Executive Resume FAQs

Executive Career Brand

5 questions my clients ask me most often about resumes and other career documents. My resume stinks. Start by making your executive resume an interesting read. How many pages should my resume be? How do I deal with the employment gaps in my career history?

2016 217

Resume for Career Transition

WorkAlpha

Just recently I was contacted by a job seeker looking for some help with his resume. Rather than the typical resume, he was in need of a resume that would take him from his current role into a completely new industry. As if a resume wasn’t challenging enough, right? A resume targeting a new industry […] The post Resume for Career Transition appeared first on WorkAlpha. Resume Career Transition Resume Tips Resume Writing

The Similarities and Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Professional Resume Services

With the digital age we live in today, it’s easy to think platforms like LinkedIn have completely diminished the importance of a traditional resume. While there are plenty of benefits to having a great LinkedIn profile , it was not created to replace your resume.

2017 179

Choosing the Right Executive Professional Resume Service

Professional Resume Services

With the widely known importance of writing an effective resume, more companies are popping up claiming they write the best ones. Choosing an executive resume service is a big decision relating to your executive career. Resumes have to be very specific and specialized.

2017 164

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 173

Storytelling Strategy for Winding Career Paths

Career Trend

As my career clients emerge from our in-depth introspective process, invaluable insights inevitably flow. The post Storytelling Strategy for Winding Career Paths appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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? job search resume writing

2015 158

Make Sure You Add These Accomplishments to Your Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

When you’re crafting the perfect executive resume, you may struggle with what information to include and what information to hold back. Some accomplishments get left off of resumes because you don’t want to feel like you’re boasting about certain things or functions.

Resume Trends in 2018 w/ Jessica Dillard

Competitive Resumes

I decided to create an extensive resume advice show that offered many practical and actionable tactics and strategies. I invited Jessica Dillard back to the show to discuss personal branding aspects of resume writing and resume writing trends for 2018. Resume

2018 199

How to Use Your Resume to Change Careers

Professional Resume Services

The best executive resume format can help you change careers. Writing a resume can be a daunting and tedious task. Between trying to figure out where to start an knowing what to include, creating a resume for a career change is even more difficult.

2016 186

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 161

Want to Choose a Resume Format that Suits your Profile?

Ms. Career Girl

What better way to make a great first impression than with an exceptionally crafted resume? Gone are the days when a good resume was a question of good grammar and error checking. The last thing you want is your resume ending up in the trash pile. Writing a resume is not easy.

2018 166

What is the Best Executive Resume Format?

Professional Resume Services

Is there such a thing as the “best” executive resume format? Your resume is usually the first thing a potential employer will see when you’re searching for a job. The best executive resume format clearly highlights your accomplishments in a clean manner.

2017 194

In Your Career + Life, Evolve or Wither

Career Trend

The post In Your Career + Life, Evolve or Wither appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. Career Change Career Goals LinkedIn Profile career advice career change career goal career strategy LinkedIn Resume Story

2017 169

Transcendent Resume :: Beyond Your Threshold of Pain

Career Trend

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. […].

2015 169

Elevate Your Executive Resume From Bland to BRAND

Executive Career Brand

They use wimpy verbs like “Responsible for” and “Managed” in their LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes. As a writer, I’m always looking for better words when I’m writing LinkedIn profiles, executive resumes, biographies, etc.

2017 192

Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments

Ms. Career Girl

The post Improve Your Resume with Stronger Accomplishments appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Resume writing. Fortunately for you, though, there are hundreds of tips and tricks for writing and designing strong resumes available online. Corrections. Resume.

3 Tips for a Resume Recipe Revamp

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The struggle when revamping a recipe is akin to the angst when rebuilding your resume. Recently, in a lively Facebook discussion, I learned how to make a better egg dish.

2014 186

Top 5 Secrets to a Great Senior-Level Executive Resume

Professional Resume Services

Executives today may struggle with formulating a quality resume to get a senior-level position. When you combine your personal branding with a professional resume writing service , you’ll be setting yourself up for success in your job search. General resumes don’t do the trick anymore.

2017 158

Do You Need a Career Backup Plan?

Professional Resume Services

Having a career backup plan is important for all executives. Keeping in touch with the best executive resume writing service can help you keep your resume updated, but there are some other tips to consider as well when developing your backup plan. Keep Your Resume Updated.

2017 179

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.

2014 188

Executive Job Searching is More Than a Perfect Resume

Professional Resume Services

One of the most common misconceptions about an executive job search is thinking a flawless resume will guarantee you a job. Modernize your approach by attending networking events and shaping up your resume with one of the top resume writing services.

2018 170

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 165

Dusty Resumes and Deadines

Career Trend

Quality resume results are at odds with speed (and your desperate situation). Keep your career story current. The post Dusty Resumes and Deadines appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service. executive resumes Resume Update executive resume Executive Resume Writer

2015 149

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?

2013 167

6 Great Resume Resources

Career Alley

every hiring manager is different and may have different preferences in terms of resume formats and their review process. Resumes Careers

2017 124

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. Often these lucky job seekers haven’t needed a resume, and have missed the boat on the new resume strategies. Send these people all three resume versions.

2016 232

Resolving Resume Confusion

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter While the futurists vie for the first-place ribbon in having predicted the resume’s demise, the resume heart beats strong. The post Resolving Resume Confusion appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Career Change: How You Can Build Momentum in the Right Direction Without Undergoing a Complete Disruption

Career Trend

Here are four steps to help you gain career change momentum. The post Career Change: How You Can Build Momentum in the Right Direction Without Undergoing a Complete Disruption appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

2018 158

4 Storytelling Venues Executives Can Revamp Today to Catapult Their Career Forward

Career Trend

While most hiring decision makers will read your resume digitally--as you are reading this blog--the key driver of your career is not technology; it is YOU and your story. Career Story executive resumes Executive Career Story Executive LinkedIn Profile executive resume

2018 168

Are You Tweaking Your Out-Dated Executive Resume To Death?

Executive Career Brand

How to Update and Revive Your Over-Edited, Old Executive Resume. So many of my executive job seeking clients who send me their resumes when we first connect, feel the need to apologize for them. Pity the poor people they’ve been sending these resumes to.

2017 194

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 182