Resume Tip: List What You’ve Accomplished, Not Just What You’ve Done

Most of the resumes I see contain a list of jobs, and under each is a series of bullet points detailing the responsibilities and tasks associated with the position. And, I have to admit, after reviewing hundreds of resumes with this format, I get a little bored. You scheduled meetings and presentations, coordinated events, and…

Resume Tip: How to Choose the Right Font

We all know that the content of your resume is important. Often, we spend our time thinking of what to include on a resume and this takes up most of our energy. Then, with whatever time we have left, we focus on the format. Formatting is important – even as important – as the content….

Part 2: Will Your Resume Make the Cut?

So last week, I told you about how I had to find qualified candidates for a job where I worked. The first part of this process is determining – you guessed it – which resumes to keep and which to toss. And, as I mentioned, only 10 out of 250 resumes made it past my…

Time to Show Off!

A Resume is A Powerful Introduction. Your resume presents one of those rare opportunities where you get to talk about yourself – and your audience actually listens. Well, they listen as long as they are well-informed and their attention is held. Once you have their attention, you can describe your skills, your accomplishments, and your…