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  • Resume Rewrite — How to Rewrite a Resume
    Resume Rewriting 101 Crafting a succinct and attractive resume that contains well-prioritized data is one of the major challenges facing candidates today. Not only will an applicant’s resume be competing against hundreds of others, it must clearly portray the candidate in the most favorable light and as the most appropriate choice for the opening. In […]
  • How Should a Resume be Formatted?
    In a tight job market, candidates worry about everything from the font choice on their resume to its size. They wonder – “Should I put my LinkedIn url on my resume or should I only include my email?” They worry about whether they have enough experience or too much or not the right kind. All […]
  • Should I Hire a Career Coach and Resume Writer?
    Like all industries, professional resume writing and career coaching has its detractors. A recent article in US News makes the case against hiring a career coach and resume writer to do the work. What’s Wrong with Hiring a Professional Career Coach and Resume Writer? The article poses these points: Editors Note: Countless studies have shown that professionally-written LinkedIn® […]
  • How to Write a Stellar Cover Letter
    Whether cover letters are essential to your job search or not (some hiring managers and recruiters believe they are), many candidates believe there’s no correct or wrong way to write one. That’s wishful thinking and it could result in not being considered for a position. Cover Letters Must Be as Stellar as Your Resume In […]
  • Do Recruiters Read Cover Letters
    The answer depends upon the cover letter. Companies usually receive dozens daily from applicants. Some are one sentence long, stating the obvious. “I want to apply for this position.” Others go into more detail, telling me about my company’s products, philosophy, history, etc., etc., etc. Some cover letters even state that the company will only […]
  • Are Objectives Necessary on Resumes
    Resume Objectives. Necessary or Not? In today’s competitive job market, objectives have mostly been replaced by the far more effective Tag Line, which is your professional title or goal, and a Skill Set, which lists your qualifications to fill the job. Each should provide concise and specific data to the hiring manager in terms that […]
  • A Few Tips to Rewrite LinkedIn Profile
    Tips for Maximizing your LinkedIn Profile Rewrite A recent article on our blog listed steps on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile for recruiters. Here are a few tips rewrite your LinkedIn profile: Your picture. Make certain the photograph is professional. No vacation shots, please. The picture should capture your personality and professional position/industry. For example, someone in […]
  • What Can a Cover Letter Explain That a Résumé Cannot
    Updated article coming soon! Editors Note: Countless studies have shown that professionally-written LinkedIn® profiles and resumes get more interviews. Check out Resume Rewriting, Cover Letter Writing, Salary Negotiation Coaching and LinkedIn Makeover to see which of our services is right for you. Feeling daunted at having to create a cover letter, resume, or LinkedIn profile? Our certified resume writers excel in […]
  • Are Creative Resumes a Good Idea?
    Having a creative resume is a hot thing right now, but is it really a good idea? It would be best if you had something that is really eye-catching and shows off your creative side to stand out from the crowd. But do recruiters think this is too much or will it help you land […]
  • Re-entering the Workforce After a Long Absence
    Interested in Learning How to Reenter the Workforce? Whether you’re a parent who’s taken time off to raise children, experiencing a layoff due to covid 19, or find yourself without recent professional industry experience and job due to personal reasons. You need to understand how to craft your resume for maximum impact and how to […]