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Tips to Lengthen Your Executive Resume

March 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough By the time you reach the executive level, you have undoubtedly racked up a ton of skills and accomplishments. However, it’s not uncommon for your massive list to not translate well on the resume, leaving it too short.¬†As an executive, you want to make sure that your resume fully represents what […]

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Top Five Tricks to Tailor Your Resume

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Think of your resume as your best tool in marketing yourself as the most qualified candidate for a given job. In order to achieve the goal of getting an interview, you must adjust your resume and cover letter to the specific job for which you’re applying. Tailoring your resume emphasizes the […]

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Best Job Search Tip In Months: Your Voicemail As A Supplementary Resume!

November 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough This weekend I ran across the best job search tip I’ve heard in months. It’s so completely simple, I’m a bit embarrassed to say I had never thought of it before. You know the old saw about how your resume has to make a good first impression in a matter of […]

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Job Applications · Job Offers · Job Search · Resumes

My New Resume Writing Book Free For 2 Weeks! Help Me Edit It!

November 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough For years people have been asking me to write a guide to resume writing. For years, I’ve turned them down for reasons I’ll get into at the end of this post. But today I’m announcing that I’m about to publish a “Kindle Single” about resume writing and the upside for you […]

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New Graduate Resume – 5 Things to Get Right on a New Grad Resume

September 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough An economy in the ditch is tough on all job seekers, but particularly so on new college graduates. New grads likely went into their 2-4 year programs on the wings of an expanding economy. Most are now falling fast as the economy has retrenched and jobs hard to come by for […]

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Electronic Resume Formats – The 6 Most Popular For E-Resumes

September 28th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough In today’s job market, one needs to fully embrace electronics and the power of the internet. But job seekers are quickly confronted with a number of formatting options for delivering their electronic resume to their intended target. Get the format wrong, and your resume won’t get read. The 6 Popular Formats […]

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Should I Put My Facebook Page On My Resume? Should I Put My Twitter On My Resume?

July 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough This is a question we’ve been getting a lot lately at our professional resume service. I suppose it’s a sign of the times. It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without social networking. Facebook is so much a part of our everyday lives that it’s almost natural that job seekers – […]

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Tags: resume help · Resumes · Young Professionals

Your Facebook Resume

May 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough We had a client last week, who asked us also to work on her LinkedIn Profile. We’re getting requests like that more and more, and it’s a product line we’re probably going to start offering soon. But then we asked her if she had worked on her Facebook profile at all, […]

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How To Explain A Work History Gap On Your Resume

April 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough This is one of the oldest questions in job-search. It’s also one of the most common questions professional resume writers get. You’ve been out of the workforce for a period of time. How do you explain this gap in work history on your resume? After all, you can explain away anything […]

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Writing Your Resume When Applying To a Current Employer

April 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Are you currently employed but are thinking about applying for a position that just opened up in your company? Well, it’s great that you are already employed while looking for work. Even better, you’re applying with a company that you already know and understand because you’re a part of the organizational […]

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Tags: Getting Ahead · Job Applications · Resumes