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8 Resume Success Factors

I get asked every day about resume best-practices and success factors. People want to know where to start, ...
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What Hiring Managers Need to See in Your Resume

I recently shadowed a hiring manager as he screened resumes. Over 100 applicants for 2 open roles. I ...
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A Resume Might Only Have Seconds To Impress

Recruiters often tell me that they have to review dozens or even hundreds of resumes for open positions. ...
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Outdated Resume Tactics

Job seekers – 1990 called and wants it's resume back! If you include any of the following items ...
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Do Employers Read Cover Letters?

Some employers claim not to read cover letters; others say they do. With this in mind, should you ...
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Dispelling Resume Length Rumors

There is no “rule” that a resume should be a specific page length. Length alone does not determine ...
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New Awards – Canadian Executive Resume Writer

I am honoured to have been granted 3 Awards of Excellence, and 1 Honourable Mention, from Career Professionals ...
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Avoid this Resume Pitfall!

It's amazing the amount of job seekers who regurgitate job descriptions in their resumes. Copious amounts of job ...
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Should You Put Your Photo on Your Resume?

A few weeks ago, one of my executive resume clients asked me to include their photo on their ...
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Lying on Your Resume Can Kill Your Career Chances

I get it, you need a job or want a role beyond your reach.  All that is standing ...
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