Ask a Resume Writer: Help, I’m Short on Successes!

“My resume looks very skimpy when it comes to accomplishments. I know this is a big part of what impresses employers. What…

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Why You Should Revamp Your Resume Before The Year Ends

Have you ever stumbled upon an opportunity too great to pass up, only to find out that you need to apply for…

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Ask a Resume Writer: How Do I Make My Resume More Competitive?

“I have a good work history, no red flags….why isn’t my resume landing me interviews?” It’s frustrating, and a knock on the…

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Ask A Resume Writer: How Web-Friendly Should My Resume Be?

“I keep hearing that my resume needs to be web friendly- what does that mean, exactly?” Great question! Once upon a time,…

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How to Add Volunteering & Community Service to Your Resume

There are sections of your resume that are obviously necessary: your technical skills, the jobs you’ve held, your education section, etc. But there…

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These 10 Skills Will Drastically Improve Your Chances of Being Hired in 2018

The job market is constantly evolving. In today’s tech-driven and social media-hungry landscape, businesses have a new set of criteria for what…

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 “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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4 Ways to Make Your Freelance Resume Full-Time-Job Worthy

I’ve got a confession: even after 4 years of out-earning my full-time salary as a freelancer, sometimes I dream about what it…

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An HR Expert Who’s Reviewed 40k+ Resumes Says These 7 Mistakes Drive Her Crazy

Let’s be honest — writing a resume usually isn’t anyone’s idea of a good time. Tailoring a resume for specific companies over…

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14 Essential Tips for Writing a Rockstar Resume

Your resume is your first line of defense on the quest for a new job. Before hitting send, you should do everything…

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7 Skills to Leave Off Your Resume

When writing a resume, some folks subscribe to a “spaghetti on the wall” philosophy — throw everything that you’ve got on it…

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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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