Focus on One Career Goal at a Time

It seems that to be successful in many different careers today, it is possible to possess many different skills. Nearly every client that I speak to has enough talent and skill to span at least two career paths!However, these job seekers should resist the temptation...

Where’s the Story?

About 99% of the self-written resumes I read are focused in one of two areas: job duties and accomplishments. To those people who actually put accomplishment information on the resume, you can skip the next paragraph. Job responsibilities are the mundane part of any...

Assessing Relevance

What is relevant information for a resume, anyway? Who decides what is included? The answers are: Anything related to what you want to do, and the employer. That’s right – the content of a resume is really dictated by what an employer needs. When you...

Responsible for…

Doesn’t putting a task on your resume imply that you were responsible for it? I am always amazed at how many times *resume real estate* is wasted with this phrase. Resume real estate, for those of you who don’t know, is the valuable, prized portion of the...