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Gloom, Despair and Agony on Me: Taking the Pain Out of Resumes and LinkedIn

Gloom, Despair and Agony on Me…

This was a line in a song Roy Clark and Buck Owens of the old TV show HeeHaw used to sing. For many candidates in transition their resume reads like a sad song. The reason? Everyone has issues in their history. No one today has a perfect career path—downsizing, pandemics, industry demise, etc. have pretty much made perfection impossible. So, what do many candidates do?

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How To Write A Great Resume

Just Because You Read Resumes Doesn’t Mean You Can Write Them

A candidate with a solid but poorly arrayed job history called the other day. After a few minutes, it became clear that what this candidate needed was a compelling presentation of a rather disconnected employment history.

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Resumes Done Right: How Ready Are You to Write Your Story?

Resumes Done Right: How Ready Are You to Write Your Story?

In the 1970s a popular brand of wine used the slogan, “We will sell no wine before its time.” This old adage applies to resumes. Quite often we hear from candidates at loose ends because they don’t know where to begin. That’s normal. Most people don’t do this type of writing on a daily basis—hence they’re not good at telling their story in a compelling manner.

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Bad Case of Career Ambiguity?

Are You Suffering from a Bad Case of Career Ambiguity?

We received a phone call recently from a young professional with good education, two years of work experience and a rampant case of “career ambiguity.” Polite translation: “I don’t know what I want to be and I want you figure it out and write my resume.” While we are always flattered at the level of confidence candidates place in us, we’re not magicians. And this is not a good way to start.

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