Tag Archives: Certified Professional Resume Writer

Test Your Cover Letter

Use my handy-dandy new test to score your cover letter before submission/deal-blowing.

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Smoothing Out a Bumpy Work History

Ten jobs in 10 years might make a job seeker look like a job hopper or a committed consultant, depending on how the resume presents work history. Read the full story here.

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Resume Advice: Who to Ask

You need resume advice. Do you turn to a recruiter, a career coach, a professional resume writer? What about a professional association or government career center? I talked to professionals from these categories and came up with an insider’s guide to the type of resume guidance you can expect from each of these resources. Read […]

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How Full-Time Parents Can Reclaim a Full-Time Job

You don’t have to be paid for your efforts to list them as work experience on your resume. Check out these tales of full-time parents and how resume professionals helped to frame their experience and skills and get them back to full-time work.

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How to Reapply After a Rejection

Don’t give up! Here’s how to tweak your resume and try again.

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Making Friends and Finding Free Resume Advice

This story will walk you through approaching recruiters, HR pros and resume experts for advice without being a pest. Read the full story here.

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Make Your Resume Answer Someone’s Prayers

Use your resume to show you understand the employer’s needs and embody the solution. Read the full story here.

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How to Find and Borrow Resume Samples

If you need to tailor your resume to fit your field, it can be helpful to look at what others in your line of work have done. Read the full story here.

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How Your Resume Can Tell Your Story

Putting a ‘Career Objectives’ section at the top may be passé, but your resume should still be structured to tell the story of your career path. Check out the full story here.

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‘Why Did You Leave?’ How to Address Past Employment

Parting can be not-so-sweet sorrow if you explain it wrong in your next interview. This article spells out how to position your resume (and your head) to provide a positive answer to the question: “Why did you leave?”

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