Posts Tagged with "Resumes"

What Font to Use on Your Resume?

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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It’s a new year. Time to dust off the resume and take a fresh look at it?? Of course, it’s easy to get really off-track from actually doing the physical, human, active networking connection work that gets you a new gig, but ensuring that your resume is consistent with the rest of your personal employment brand […]

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Still Sending Out Resumes? You’re Doing it Wrong

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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Yesterday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal interviewed Jai Damian, a hard-working American working part-time though she wants a full-time job.  The article was about her predictions on the State of the Union Address from President Obama that aired later in the evening (Damian shared her comments after hearing the SOTU address in this follow-up piece). The […]

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YES! Your Resume’s File Name DOES Matter

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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Resumes are digital now. That’s good for everybody–easy to share, easy to search, easy to save, easy on the trees.  It’s all good. But in an attempt for job seekers to keep their resume files organized, people are forgetting that other people read not only the content, but the file name you give your sweet […]

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Send Me Your Resume…

Monday, July 31, 2006

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The following is from an email I recently wrote to someone concerning the way people send their resumes to recruiters.  The bottom-line here is that recruiters hate spam as much as anybody else–and since it’s crucial to our job to instantly decipher "signal" from "noise", thousands of resumes (if not 100x that) are deleted by recruiters […]

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