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  • Getting to the Interview
    Four tips on writing a custom cover letter
    Think about it if you were the hiring manager and you received a cover letter addressed to the “Personnel Director” or “To whom it may concern” wouldn’t you feel what is the point compared to another of the many...
  • 4 Ways to support young adult employment
    4 Ways to support young adult employment
    Young adults 18 to 21 need our support. Just today, I met a 20 year old young adult, walking to her part time job at an area fast food. She talked about wanting to obtain a 2nd job or a full time job, so that she can purchase a car and move out....
  • Resume from homeless man
    Homeless resume: Handwritten on loose-leaf paper led to job offers
    According to ABC News on Friday, Aaron O'Dwyer, 18, of Liverpool England was on his way to a job interview when he saw a homeless man handing out handwritten resumes to passersby. O'Dwyer said he could not just walk past the man. He took...
  • Homeless resume
    Homeless resume: Teen tweet's resume, asks for help to land this UK fellow a job
    A homeless man’s resumé, posted on social media by a concerned UK teen, is going viral, and this small act of random compassion may end this man’s homeless plight. The photo tweet of the man’s handwritten plea has been retweeted...
  • The key to landing your next job
    How to create a stand - out resume using key words
    Most job seekers are all too familiar with the screening hazards of Applicant Tracking Systems. While I am a strong proponent of sidetracking these monsters whenever possible, you will have to deal with them at some point in your job search.Using...
  • Whoopi Goldberg
    Whoopi Goldberg sends resume to Wes Anderson live on 'The View'
    Whoopi Goldberg sends resume to Wes Anderson as a ploy to get him to hire more minorities for his flims. The co-stars of Anderson's “The Overnight” were on 'The View' earlier today, and Goldberg handed Jason Schwartman her...
  • US flag and people walking in lower Manhattan
    A few tips about federal resumes
    If you are interested in working for the federal government, you should know that your application will differ from the private sector. Understanding this will help you to get ahead in your job search and land a federal job more quickly than the...
  • 4 Reasons I am distressed by your resume mess
    4 Reasons I am distressed by your resume mess
    SCREAMMMMING !!!You don't think that your resume is a mess, however, the rest of us do. Everyday, we offer resume tips, promote suggestions, and good information for job seekers and career changers for best practices for resumes to garner...
  • How do you answer this question, "I have a college degree..."
    How do you answer this question, "I have a college degree..."
    You've earned a college degree (congrats!) and have been out of school a few years, so now you fall into one of these 5 categories. Pick one:_A. I have a job and I am willing to do what it takes to advance.There is no indication here that your...
  • The no pain no gain resume
    The 'no pain, no gain' resume
    If you have participated in competitive sports you know the phrase, ‘no pain, no gain’. Competitive runners understand what it means to put in hours of training to attain a certain finishing time in a marathon.Writing a resume is no...
  • Recruiter
    Employers: are they the best source for your next career
    Almost every job seeker has used, or is using, many of the popular job search boards such as Monster.com, Careerbuilders.com, Craigslist.com, Glassdoor.com, just to name a few. While these sites have thousands of posted jobs, a lot of these jobs...
  • Resume photos might not get the reaction you're looking for
    There is no such thing as a picture perfect resume
    An interesting question: In today’s style over substance, wow factor world - should you put your picture on your resume?In a word, no.Did I hear you ask, "Why not?"Well, there’s the fact that a photo chews up space that could...
  • Career winning resumes
    8 tips for a stand out resume
    Writing an eye-catching resume can be a daunting task for anyone entering the job market these days. There are as many opinions about what or what not to include as there are jobs available. Each of us presents a different profile to showcase; and...
  • Resumes are what get you an interview
    Your personal brand: Making your resume work for you
    Think about that poor resume of yours, it does an awful lot work for you. It’s being sent out there to all sorts of websites and recruiters trying to get you invited to an interview. And there’s the key point: you want it to get you an...
  • 10 things to remove from your resume
    10 things you need to remove from your resume
    Whether or not you are actively looking for another job there are always improvements to be made to your resume. Make sure yours is in tip top shape for that unexpected recruiter phone call or networking connection who may turn you on to your...
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