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Skills based resume

There are all kinds of debates about the merits of an accomplishment based resume over that of a skills-based resume. For instance, most people who favor the focus on accomplishments will do so because they fear that a list of your responsibilities or skills is not actually demonstrating what you have learned. Just consider the […]

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Chronological Resume

Here’s a shocking fact: most potential employers read a resume for two to twenty seconds at most! That’s a terrible thing to consider, as you work to craft the best resume possible, but it is also incredibly useful because it can help you to structure a readable and very appealing resume. For instance, one of […]

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Resumes – Creating an Online Resume Portfolio

Though the Internet seems to be a primary resource for billions of people around the globe, it is not a complete solution. Well, not yet, anyway! This is definitely something that is changing, however, when you consider the ways that job seekers can now create websites as a backup to their resume and / or […]

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Resumes – using a Resume for LinkedIn

Resumes – using a Resume for LinkedIn Did you know that one of the most common activities or reasons that people make a LinkedIn profile is to begin using it as an online resume? This is because it is a way of maintaining a very professional social network without risking the same problems that Facebook […]

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Resumes – Sample Action Verbs

The following is a list of sample action verbs that can be used when writing resumes for management based roles. It’s important that resumes are themed and that you make your resume interesting, informative and most importantly, natural. Please feel free to use the list when preparing your resume. This list is to assist people […]

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Resumes – sample management action verbs

The following is a list of sample action verbs that can be used when writing resumes for management based roles. It’s important that resumes are themed and that you make your resume interesting, informative and most importantly, natural. Please feel free to use the list when preparing your resume. This list is to assist people […]

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Resumes – Action Verbs

The use of action verbs in resumes can drastically change a boring word document into a “give me more” branded statement. For example: “Managed the rollout of a new IT system” can be changed to “Accelerated the rollout of a new IT system, achieving delivery under budget and within a tight three week deadline”. Notice […]

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