Resume Writing Tips Recap

Getting Started Make it easy to understand. Although it seems obvious, employment should be listed chronologically from newest to oldest. Dates should make sense. If there are large gaps, list what you were doing in the most positive way possible rather than leaving a gap. Explain overlaps (e.g. “part time project concurrent with position at […]

50 Buzzwords You Shouldn’t Use on Your Resume | Karen Burns | Nov 17, 2010 You’ve written your resume. You poured a lot of effort into the page that will represent you, and you can’t wait to distribute it far and wide. Not so fast. Before you send that puppy out, check it for buzzwords. Like “team player.” Or “detail-oriented.” Or “accustomed […]

The Most Powerful Words to Use on Your Resume | Karen Burns | Nov 24, 2010 The “best” words, sometimes known in the biz as keywords, are different for every job and every resume. Fortunately for the job seeker, you can use tools to figure out which words are optimal for your resume. You’ll have to be a bit of a detective. But, […]