resume

Your ‘New Year, New Job’ Toolbox

If your new years resolutions involve a new job, this post is for you! In it, I highlight a bevy of resources that I created that will help you fulfill this goal in the new year. Don't need it now? Bookmark it! Who knows what 2017 will bring.

[PD as CD] Part 4: Accounting for Your Professional Development

Your career path is not "Field of Dreams" - just because you built your skills doesn’t mean that jobs will automatically will come! By sharing them on your resume, LinkedIn, and other online sites you can both passively and actively promote yourself into the career that you want.

VIDEO: Redundant Online Applications: The Why

Imagine this scenario: You’re looking for a new job, and spot the perfect posting at your dream company. You whip up an amazing cover letter and tailor …

How to Describe A “Dead End” Job on Your Resume

Working in higher education means I meet with a lot of students whose work histories are filled with jobs that aren’t at all related to what they …

Five Common Resume Mistakes That Go Beyond Spellcheck

Many job seekers have a ‘set it and forget it’ attitude when it comes to their resume. Meaning, they make one and then use it for everything …

How to “Walk” Your Interviewer Through Your Resume

One of my go-to questions when I’m conducting mock interviews is “Walk me through your resume.” TBH, I hate asking this question because I never know what …

A (Crazy Long) Post About Resume Writing

Employers spend 20-30 seconds deciding if a resume makes it worth meeting the applicant. This sounds like zero time, but it’s really more than enough because they …

How to Personalize Your Resume

Every few weeks I come across an article on Pinterest (or listicle, if it’s Buzzfeed) that provides examples of resume formats that help applicants “stand out.” “25 …

Know More Than Your Resume

“How do I answer the ‘Walk me through your resume’ interview question?” The “walk me through your resume” interview question is super common. Typically, this is an …

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