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Who’s running your jobsearch?

Professional resume writers, myself included, get calls from people other than the client to initiate the process for a job seeker. The Parent investment into their child’s resume Sometimes it is a parent who wants to get Johnny moving in his job search so they make the checking me out call to see if I…

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When your resume doesn’t connect with the audience

The concept of targeting resumes still often falls short. I field calls that begin like this: “I’d like you to write a resume for me.” “Ok, what industry are you in and what positions are you targeting?” “Oh, I just need a resume. Can’t you just write something generic?” Why a generic resume is useless…

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What should go into your resume’s contact information?

    Last week I shared a blurb about email from another post on Design Resumes’ Facebook page. #1. Your e-mail address should be your name and it should be on your resume as part of the header. If your name is John Smith, try using your middle initial or even your whole middle name.…

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How to transform a weak resume into a strong resume

As a professional resume writer, I have seen my share of weak resumes. There are certain hallmarks of poor ones that all professional resume writers agree are problems. In the end, the real question is will your resume land you an interview and get you a job? A weak resume will not. 6 signs of…

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How to create a job-winning Registered Nurse resume

When I first started writing resumes, whenever I would get a Registered Nurse as a client, they would say, everyone knows what a nurse does. Resumes were primitive back then compared to today but even then that was wrong. Crafting a resume to showcase your talents and capabilities means talking about what makes you different.…

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You landed! and you are complaining?

I can’t believe how many former job seekers who spent a long time looking for a job who are now complaining. Their status may say, “Can’t wait for a break! I just want to have some fun! Then back to the grind!” Honestly! I know it is easy especially when you are young to look…

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