Are you ready to submit your resume? Check these editing strategies.

Ihave posted multiple resume strategies at GaryLouisNelson.com. Before you submit your resume make sure all those strangers out there who will view your resume in “the blink of an eye” will respond positively and will want to keep looking at it! If you are not sure, review the strategies on the site. One of the keys to […]

Is Your Job Search Burning You Out? Try This!

I listen to podcasts all day while I write. I cannot closely listen because I need to concentrate on writing your resume! I end up listening to the same podcast more than once to absorb the message. Yesterday I heard about the Pomodoro Technique. (not an affiliate link). I thought this would be worth trying […]

Resume Clients Referring New Grads

Resume Clients Referring New Grads: Just started the process with 4 New Grads seeking their first career jobs! $199 Package includes Resumes, Profile, Cover Letter and Interview Prep. New Grad resumes need to bring out their skills, background, challenges, results, work history and everything that will put them in the best possible position to be […]

Before you submit your resume, check for these!

Recruiters have PILES and HUNDREDS of resumes to plow through. They will quickly bypass your if you have any of these: Quick list of top resume mistakes: Typos. Non-Professional or your present work email address. Non-Job info: hobbies, interests. Poor formatting. Personal pronouns. Trying to be all things to all people. Bragging-Arrogance. Lack of achievements-“stories”. […]

Why are you not submitting me for this job?

I have been meeting with Recruiters to go over resume strategies ensuring alignment with recruiting needs. A common topic of discussion with Recruiters and Candidates is “THE SUBMISSION“. Here are common “kick-out” factors: Location. The client is in Chicago and you are not. Few  clients want to relocate anyone in this economy. Industry. The client is […]

I applied to 100 jobs with no response. What gives??

Every week I hear this from new clients. If you are submitting your resume without a response,then you need to change your game plan. Are you Continuously aligning your resume with EACH opportunity? If you are a Skills fit, are you a Cultural fit? Have you made an attempt to make a “human connection” within […]