The Fine Line Between Bragging and Lying On Your Resume

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Admit it: You’ve been tempted before to exaggerate a little bit on your resume. Everyone does it, right? Embellishing just a tiny bit won’t be the end of the world, plus you’ve got a good reason to do it. The truth is you know your resume needs work, but you’re not sure where to start. […]

10 Tips for Writing Your First Resume

Whether you’re an accountant, engineer, programmer, lawyer or administrative assistant, if you’re looking for employment, there’s one thing you have in common with virtually every other job seeker: You’ve got to write a resume. For those new to the job hunt, that can pose a challenge. You may never have written a resume before. Or […]

Is This The Worst Resume Example Ever?

Download my free ebook to jump start your job search by clicking here. As an HR practitioner who has hired and interviewed thousands of candidates, there are things I like to see when it comes to your resume. Sometimes these suggestions and tips are related to personal preference like font style, layout and the flow […]

How to Explain a Gap in Your Resume

When you’re on the job search, a break in your work history can seem like a glaring red mark on your resume. It may even feel like the one thing preventing you from getting a job. But that’s not necessarily the case. In fact, chances are things are not as dire as you may think. How to […]

Should You Hire a Resume Writer?

The Importance of a Well-Written Resume

Should You Hire a Resume Writer? If you want to land your dream job (whether you want to be the next Steve Wynn or Steve Jobs), you need to be able to sell yourself. If you are like most people, though, you have a hard time talking about yourself and how awesome you are. You’re […]