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Year in review: Top resume writing tips of 2013, part two

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This is a continuation of the top resume writing tips your Detroit job search examiner reported in 2012:

Writing a resume: What fonts should I use?

The use of fonts on a resume is extremely important. There are two font styles that will project the professional image you need to make a strong first impression. How you use them is as important as the fonts themselves...Continue

What font size should I use on my resume?

In order to make sure your resume has a professional look that will impress the screener you need to make sure you use the proper font size. Human resources professionals involved in the hiring process often claim about the font...Continue

How to prioritize your accomplishments on your resume

Anyone that thinks their entire resume will be read by a human is thinking incorrectly. The human resources generalist that will be screening your resume has more work than they can handle in a typical day. Therefore it I necessary...Continue

Should you embellish (lie) on your resume?

Surveys show that more than half of applicants will embellish their resume. This lying is so rampant that human resources professionals involved in the hiring process take everything on a resume with suspicion. It is true that embellishment may help...Continue

Should I show community involvement and volunteering on my resume?

Over the years the wisdom of including community involvement on one’s resume has become more accepted. Volunteering is a great way to enhance one’s leadership skills. Employers realize that if you have the ability to coach...Continue

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