5 Insider Tips to Make Your Resume Pop

5 Insider Tips to Make Your Resume Pop

Hiring managers and recruiters are inundated with resumes and often have hundreds of candidates in front of them to choose from. Their mission is to find a good match for the company and the first step will be to eliminate anyone who doesn’t fit the bill. I want to...
In a Digital Age Are Cover Letters a Thing of the Past?

In a Digital Age Are Cover Letters a Thing of the Past?

Probably one of the most popular questions I see when it comes to resumes and seeking employment; the cover letter. Over the years, I’ve heard that many people are suggesting that cover letters are a thing of the past and it’s a waste of time to include them; I...
The Good and Bad of Using a Resume Template

The Good and Bad of Using a Resume Template

I recently got an email from someone asking what I thought about them using a resume template. Here is a clip from my response: “In my experience, resume templates fail MOST Of the time. The reason being is that they offer nothing special or unique that truly stands...
The 5 Skills You Must Have on Your Resume

The 5 Skills You Must Have on Your Resume

Whether you’re looking to get your foot in the door in an entry-level position or seeking a career change up the corporate ladder there are a few skills that every employer looks for and all job seekers need. It’s time to revisit the resume and ensure you have these...
25 of the Best Resume Phrases to Use

25 of the Best Resume Phrases to Use

“Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.” – Pearl Strachan Hurd Words are powerful and have the ability to leave a lasting impression on those we share them with. The right words written or spoken can accelerate your career...
3 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Needs if you are on the Job Search

3 Things Your LinkedIn Profile Needs if you are on the Job Search

If you’re on the job hunt I highly recommend using LinkedIn for your job search, to make connections and to get noticed by recruiters. Recruiters are using LinkedIn every day to identify quality candidates to fill open positions nationwide, including the Atlanta area....