Résumé Quirks to Embrace and Avoid

To gain deeper insight into a candidate's capabilities, try these techniques for evaluating candidates with just a few résumé and work-related quirks.

Professional Resume Services: Are They Worth Paying For?

It almost seems like a silly inquiry, because after all, if you don’t know who you are then who does? The fact is, however, that no matter how well you know yourself or how good yo

Standout Stuff for Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

Deciding what to put on and leave out of a resume can be perplexing. Professional goals should influence these decisions. But I have found that job hunters can intrigue potential b

5 Online Tools to Help You Land a Job

There are social media tools out there that — when utilized properly — are a great resource to build a personal brand and online portfolio, as well as to network for a job (unlike

5 Fatal Assumptions of Job Seekers

Many people are job hunting these days. I have worked with job seekers for many years and have found that these five common assumptions frequently derail a job search.

How to Prepare a Plain Text Resume

In my last article I gave several reasons as to why you need a plain text resume to apply for jobs online. This post is a short guide to preparing your resume in plain text.

Translating Volunteer Experiences to Workplace Credentials

Need ideas for parlaying volunteer hours into skills and experiences valued by employers? Even if you haven’t received a paycheck in exchange for creative ideas, event planning, or

Resumes For Recent Grads: Translating Campus Experiences Into Real-World Skills

If you’re a recent grad, I hope you've snagged the job of your dreams with a great company, perhaps after having completed summer internships or cooperative work programs with your