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  • Three Fatal Resume Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

    Finding a great job in today’s market and economy can be tough – but having a poorly written resume full of irrelevant information can make it even harder. When assessing the competence of a job applicant, a resume is almost...

  • Does Your Resume Hit The Target?

    Many job-seekers come to us frustrated and exhausted. They have good job experience and have sent out their résumé to dozens of companies-but why, they ask, are they still not getting results? The truth is, many of these people are...

  • Using A Specialized Cover Letter

    Beyond The Jack-Of-All-Trades Cover Letter: Show You Are A Master In our article, “Does Your résumé Hit the Target?” we found that many job-seekers are missing opportunities because they are trying to be a jack-of-all-trades instead of a master of...

  • Three Things To Leave Off An Executive Resume

    If you are looking for a managerial or executive position, your résumé needs to emphasize the confidence, leadership, and experience that you want to portray as a job candidate. That is why it is essential to leave three things off...

  • Working To Live

    In our article, "Life After The Layoff", we made the claim that a layoff may be a blessing in disguise. A layoff provides an opportunity to reevaluate your life and career before it's too late. Too late for what, you ask?...

  • Job Hunting In The 21st Century

    With increased competition and a still-troubled economy, it's a difficult time to find a job that's right for you. The tools for success in job-seeking today are a lot like the tools needed to succeed in your own business: you...

  • Interview Guide for Executive Positions

    Most candidates for executive positions are much more familiar with giving interviews than being interviewed. Many of our clients are executives that have worked in the same company for decades, or those who have managed a family business without ever...

  • Reference, Reference. Wherefore Art Thou, Reference.

    In those halcyon days of high school—sometime between Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet—our teachers taught us the fine craft of résumé writing. Back then, the whole concept sounded rather abstract. Few of us had any real job experience at that...

  • Cover Letters In A Digital Age

    AREN’T COVER LETTERS A THING OF THE PAST? The cover letter has been one of the necessary evils of job hunting since the 1950s, when résumés and job applications were still sent to companies through envelopes using the town post...

  • Life After The Layoff: Return To The Workforce In

    “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back,” Vince Lombardi once said; “That's real glory. That's the essence of it.” Lombardi was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 1960, when his team...

  • 10 Ways To Improve A Flawed Resume

    In this article, we’ll take a look at 10 ways to improve a flawed résumé. The résumé up for examination is the “Curriculum Vitae of Roberto Dimla Abayon Junior,” an actual sample résumé posted on a job site from the...

  • Throw Away Your Resume Mirror

    As a résumé company, we know that having a quality résumé is essential for landing the job of your dreams. A résumé is the most effective tool at showcasing a part of who you are: your accomplishments, your skills, and...

  • Is My Resume Too Long?

    There is one question that seems to be a constant worry for job seekers: “Is my résumé too long?” The question is of particular concern for long-time executives, who have heard—from a friend, or some advice column on the internet—that...