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3 Quick Tips On Resume Writing

I was recently asked for tips (probably because it is graduation season) on making a resume stand out. Here are my top three tips all resume writers should utilize when writing or updating their resume. 1. Use Key Words Job applicants should know the keywords for the industry they are applying in (do your research!). …

Can I Bring Notes to a Job Interview?

The short answer: absolutely. In fact, I would go so far as to say you should bring a few notes. This shows preparation to those that are conducting the interview! I am a fan of bringing an old school padfolio to every interview I do whether it is for a new job, a new client, a new …

Is it OK To Leave a Job Off a Resume?

I recently received this question and wanted to share a few thoughts. My overall experience is that no, you should not leave jobs off your resume because it often creates more questions than it eliminates. However, like so many things in life and work, this question is not black and white. Reasons to List the …

Do Cover Letters Still Matter?

Cover letters still matter in this day and age for three reasons: they provide another quick layer to weed out candidates, they paint the picture for the screener on why the candidate is applying, and they help connect the work they’ve done to the work they would like to do for the new company in …