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How do you write a resume?

Prospective resume clients often ask me in the initial call, “what is your process? They want to know what is expected of them and how my unique process works. As clients compare resume writers, one of the determining issues can be the process. Do I need to give you my existing resume? Short answer, Yes,…

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Are you out of your comfort zone with your resume?

I’m a resume writer and have been for years. I can be challenged by someone with a new career path but I am very comfortable writing resumes. But other things make me feel way out of my comfort zone. When am I out of my comfort zone? I hate technical issues. I am more technology-oriented…

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First Step in Networking – How can I help YOU?

The confusion over networking continues to persist. No one knows what this nebulous thing called networking is but they know that they should be doing it. Here’s an easy explanation. Networking is always being ready to say: How can I help you? When you go through life realizing that every day you have the opportunity…

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When do I need a second version of my resume?

Frequently I run into clients who have more than one direction for their resume. I am not talking about the person who has no target. This person is very different from the person who is throwing out resumes to every potential position out there. Who needs multiple versions of their resume? The individuals who are…

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Why is one person’s job search successful and another’s not?

What makes one person’s job search successful and another person’s not successful? This is such a tough question. Is it the Resume? As a professional resume writer, you would think I would say it is the resume. But it’s not always the resume. Two people can work with the same professional and one will land…

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Are you using effective formatting in your resume?

With a company named Design Resumes, you can guess that I do more than type up a resume. I learned years ago that eye-appeal was a part of the reason people read the resumes I write and I have worked at continuously improving that eye-appeal. The many points of resume formatting When a client starts…

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Are you over-reacting?

Admit it, you can remember at least one time when you over-reacted. Something was happening at work (or home but you took it to work) and you lost it. You went off on a co-worker, yelled at your computer, kicked your desk, or maybe you just started crying uncontrollably. Not very mature ways to handle…

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