AN OVERVIEW OF KEY TIPS AND TOPICS
If you spend some time looking over the blog, you'll see that a lot of attention is given to all sorts of tips. With so much confusion around resume writing, job searches, and career management, I get many questions. Having said that, certain topics tend to come up more frequently than others.
Following is a "starter kit" of posts that will point you towards the resume writing topics that I am most often asked to address.
Posts addressing some foundational aspects of the resume:
- Achievements make for the most effective resume. Start thinking in terms of accomplishments.
- Wondering how long your resume should be? The appropriate length for a resume.
- Do you really need to send a cover letter? Yes! "Frame" how the reader views your resume.
- Your resume should not be a static document. Targeting a resume is very important.
- Still using an Objective Statement? Consider a more compelling introduction on your resume.
- Many people ask about where to put Education on a resume. Where to place your education.
- Keep your resume current and relevant. How many years of experience to list on your resume.
- The rules regarding references have changed. How to handle references on a resume.
- What voice you should use on your resume. Don't talk about yourself in the 3rd person.
Posts addressing resumes in general:
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