How Do You Think a Resume Writer Does the Actual Writing?

Resume writer

Do you develop a routine when it comes to your job? Every experienced resume writer discovers a process that works for them to write excellent resumes efficiently. After writing more than 2,000 resumes and other professional documents since 2003, I now have an exact method that works. People get jobs! So, what do I do? … Continued

How to Create “White Space” in Your Resume

white space in your resume

When you think of your resume, does the word “cluttered” come to mind? Over the past 20 years, I have read thousands of resumes, first as a recruiter, now as a professional resume writer and career coach. I can always recognize the ones written by a professional resume writer and those written by individuals without … Continued

What is a “Bottom-Up” Resume Writing Technique?

resume writing technique

Do you find it challenging to get started writing? All experienced professional resume writers find their own productive approach to the actual “writing.” One will quickly lose their business if they don’t have an efficient way to get words down on the page. If it takes me 4 hours to complete a resume, but I … Continued

Competence Leads to Confidence

Competence Leads to Confidence

Are you confident in your professional life that you have a lot to offer your employer? Are you confident that your real skills, knowledge and experience will be of value as you do your job? Everyone has areas where they feel insecure and stressed. That is particularly true when someone is looking for a new … Continued

Three Ways to “Audit” Your Resume Before You Use It

Audit your resume

Have you ever written your own resume but then decided it didn’t properly represent you? That’s entirely understandable. You are not a professional resume writer, after all. So, what else should you be doing to make your resume the best it can be? Guess what?! There is another step you’re missing: doing an “audit” of … Continued

What Are Your 20 Accomplishments?

20 accomplishments

Have you ever done an inventory of the accomplishments in your life? An accomplishment is something notable that you have successfully completed. They can be both personal and professional, big and small, be recognized by other people, or just something you know about yourself. Moreover, they can be used to boost your resume and get … Continued

What is the Resume Technique Known as “Stacking?”

Resume Stacking

How many jobs have you had throughout your career? Rather than move from company to company, some people find a fantastic job, and then stick with that company for years afterward. They climb the ranks, getting new positions with progressively greater responsibilities and higher pay. The problem is that, when you put all of those … Continued

Are You Telling the Truth on Both Your Resume and LinkedIn?

Telling the truth on resume

There has been a lot written about people lying on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles, exploring why people lie and what they lie about. Sometimes, however, these lies aren’t actually malicious. Sometimes, resumes and LinkedIn profiles don’t quite match up. Maybe there are only minor discrepancies between them, but these can stand out to a … Continued