Resume Tip: Focus on What Makes You Different!

“I’m gonna make you see there’s nobody else here, no one like me. I’m special, so special… can I have some of your attention? Give it to me!” – Chrissy Hynde. When a client comes to me with his or her resume, the first thing I ask myself as I read through their resume is…

Will Your Resume Make the Cut? (Part 1)

A few years back, I was put in charge of finding qualified candidates for a job where I worked. Once we placed the ad on Craigslist, we began receiving resumes. We didn’t receive 5, or 10, or even 50 – we received upwards of 250 resumes and cover letters the first day. Thinking this would…

Got a Big Ol’ Gap in Your Resume? Read on…

Maybe you went to school. Or, you had a kid. Or you lost your job and couldn’t find a new one… for a long time. Maybe you just needed a break, and knocked off for a while. Whatever the case may be, you have a gap in your employment history. This is a bad thing,…