Executive Recruiter Meeting.

Met this morning with 2 Executive Recruiters. Highlights of our discussion: Make sure you know what experience and salary level the Recruiter is seeking.   Most experienced Recruiters only work certain jobs. Your Resume is not passing the “Blink of the Eye” test. The Company is paying the Recruiter only for the Ideal fit! Your […]

Conversation With FOG (Friend of Gary) Executive Recruiter.

Ran into one of my Executive Recruiter friends this morning. After pleasantries he let me know in no uncertain terms that candidates are trying to apply for high-level positions paying high 6 figure salaries without aligning their resume with the position! “I cannot submit you unless I see what I need on the resume.” It […]

Your Resume. Where Are Your Stories?

While you may be humble and self-effacing you still need to properly present yourself! When I discuss the scope of  job responsibilities, situations faced, issues resolved and accomplishments I often ask:  “Why isn’t any of this on your resume”? Usually the response is: “I don’t want to brag”. It’s not bragging, it is telling! Someone will […]

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 […]

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”. […]

Recent Resume Projects Delivered:

Talented professionals looking for new opportunities! I love working with clients looking to advance their careers or obtain a very needed job! Continuously align the top section of your with each with each opportunity…. as long as it is true! Resume Projects Delivered last week: Chief Information Officer Chief Operations Officer Chief Financial Officer Senior Clinical […]

Is Your Resume a List of Tasks or Wall-to-Wall Words?

I am still seeing a large number of resumes that include just a long list of task oriented bullets or wall-to-wall words. If you need to get some help with your formatting and content take a look at these posts on writing your resume: http://www.garylouisnelson.com/category/how-to-write-your-resume/   Join these job seekers who are getting interviews and […]

Do You Apply to Jobs AND Align your Resume?

Most of my clients are not or should not be applying online for jobs. They should be making connections and contacts which is a topic for another discussion. If you are applying online or giving your resume to a contact you MUST tweak and align your resume with the target opportunity. Most of my clients […]