Our Favorite Resume Stories

the ’10-Second

Custom-tailor your
Headline and Summary of Qualifications to impress each employer.

Keywords: A

If you want to advance
from anonymous job applicant to interview candidate, your resume simply
include the right keywords. That’s a fact of life today, no matter which
company you apply to.

Stats Make the Resume
Sure, you can claim to
be a hot big league pitcher, armed with a deceptive curve ball and blistering
fast ball. But besides an endorsement contract or two, you need solid numbers
in the earned run average, strikeout and home run columns – plus a playoff
or World Series appearance or three – to back it up.

Fundamentals of the
Functional Resume

candidates with non-traditional backgrounds, or those who are changing careers,
the Functional Resume Format is often the best option.

Do You Know Your
Resume’s Hidden Surprises?

If a manager searches
the Web about that hobby of yours, do you know what he’ll find? Are you sure?

— Mark Feffer