When federal jobs are posted, they often require information that you never need to supply for jobs in the private sector. For example, some federal jobs are only open to… Read More
Recently an online job seeker asked where she could find a special format suitable to someone in marketing. Earlier in this blog I described some of the formatting issues she… Read More
One of the questions customers often ask me is: What is your specialty—which industry and which job positions? Have you ever written a resume for someone like me before? For… Read More
Be careful in your job search. There are many scams out there – and some can look good! Here is one of them. Do not give any personal information such as social security numbers before you have an interview and you KNOW the company is legitimate (only exception is for the Federal government where some job announcements still require folks to provide their social security number – but even this is changing). The example in this article happend to a client of mine.
Small companies have different structures from large companies. When you are looking to enter a large company, you may find that your job description is associated with a less impressive… Read More
Among the many myths of resume writing, one stands out: You should never repeat yourself. In truth, there are two circumstances when repeating yourself is your best possible course. The… Read More