“Ask a Resume Writer: Should I Update My Resume, or Start from Scratch?”

“At what point do you stop just tacking on new information to the resume and start over? I can’t tell whether what…

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Ask a Resume Writer: Where Do I Start?

“I need a new job, but don’t have a resume. Where do I start?” Daunting, isn’t it? Go down the Internet “black…

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Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Sound Less Passive?

“My resume reads like I’ve been a passive spectator in my own career, not a player. What am I doing wrong?” Initiative…

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Ask a Resume Writer: Should I Omit A Job that Ended Badly?

“I left a job on bad terms, and am worried about being asked about it during the interview. Is it ok to…

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Ask a Resume Writer: Why Are Employers Calling Me Overqualified?

“I keep getting rejected because employers say I’m overqualified. What gives?” Getting turned down for a job because you’re “overqualified” is the…

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Ask a Resume Writer: Am I Trying Too Hard?

If your resume is meant to sell you to employers, then the question becomes: What kind of a salesman is it? Is…

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Ask a Resume Writer: Why Is My Resume Getting Picked Apart During Interviews?

“I’m landing interviews with my resume, but spend most of the time having to defend weaknesses. What’s going on?” The good news:…

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Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Stop Obsessively Tweaking My Resume?

“I’m going nuts getting my resume into shape. Just when I think it’s ready to use, I’ll get a piece of feedback…

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Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Show Culture Fit?

“Does showing culture fit with a company add value to my resume?” There’s a fierce battle going on in hiring circles between…

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Ask a Resume Writer: How Do I Include Soft Skills on My Resume?

“Are soft skills worth highlighting on a resume? And if so, what’s a good way to do it?” First things first: Yes,…

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