Category Archives: Resume

Tailored Resume

TAILORED RESUME #1 Name/Address This section should include your full name, address, and telephone number (with area code) and email if you have it. Double check your phone number. Job Objective The “job objective” should be a clear, single job title, which describes your immediate career goal. An example would be, “entry-level accounting position.” Qualifications… Read More »

Resume Action Verbs

Action Verbs 1 achieved accelerated adapted adjusted administered advised analyzed applied approved assisted arranged attained budgeted chaired communicated coordinated conceived conducted compared completed controlled counseled created decided defined delegated developed demonstrated designed directed distributed effected eliminated encouraged enlisted established estimated examined expedited explained forecast generated guided increased influenced implemented inspected instructed interpreted improved invented investigated interviewed… Read More »

Functional Resume

Name/Address This section should include your full name, address, and telephone number (with area code) and email if you have it. Double check your phone number. Job Objective The “job objective” should be a clear, single job title, which describes your immediate career goal. An example would be, “entry-level accounting position.” Education List the type… Read More »

Common Resume Blunders

Make sure your resume is top-notch by avoiding the top 10 resume blunders. Too Focused on Job Duties One of the most prevalent resume blunders is to turn a resume into a boring listing of job duties and responsibilities. Many people even use their company job descriptions as a guide to developing their resumes. To… Read More »

Chronological Resume

Name/Address This section should include your full name, address, and telephone number (with area code) and email if you have it. Double check your phone number. Job Objective The “job objective” should be a clear, single job title, which describes your immediate career goal. An example would be, “entry-level accounting position.” Education List the type… Read More »

How to Write a Job Cover Letter

Most employers hiring for professional positions expect a cover letter with a resume. A carefully crafted cover letter is as important to your success as your resume. Letter Purpose The purpose of the letter is to get you an interview. Do not send a resume without one. Cover letters introduce you and give you a… Read More »

Tips for Creating a Scannable Resume

Many human resource departments are now using technology to streamline their search for new employees.  It’s called electronic applicant tracking, and it can search for just about anything in your resume. It starts with a scanner, and can quickly turn your resume into a searchable computer file. Through powerful artificial intelligence, the new technologies will… Read More »