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 […]

Job Posts-What Are They Looking For????

Periodically I am compelled to re-post especially when a situation or question comes up 5 times in a week! As part of my resume writing process, I ask clients to send job examples so I can align their resume to desired opportunities. When we discuss the postings it is often difficult to determine who they […]

Write Your Resume #7.

Your Professional Experience. Post number 7 in a series designed to help you write your own resume and put your skills and accomplishments in a format that will appeal to all those strangers out there who will be viewing your resume. It is critical that you present your experience in a way that will allow the reader to see […]

Over-the Top Resume Wording.

I am still seeing Over-the-Top wording in new client resumes. Take a look at your resume, are you still using Orchestrated, Spearheaded, Championed or Keen Communicator? You want to make an impact without distracting the reader with convoluted and grandiose language. More help available here. Free Resume Review.  

How to Write Your Own Resume. Part 4

This post is number 4 in a series designed to help you write your own resume and put your skills and accomplishments in a format that will appeal to all those strangers out there who will be viewing your resume. Under the Headers and Introductory Paragraph you should add your core competencies. I prefer placing them in 3 columns […]

New Resume and Profile Projects this Week.

Resume, Cover Letter and Profile for a Business Development Executive Profile for a Customer Service Executive. Resume, Cover Letter and Profile for an Investor Relations Professional Resume, Cover Letter and Profile for a Global Product Portfolio Management Executive. Profile for a Sr. Finance Manager. Resume, Cover Letter and Profile for an IT Director, PMP.     Use Appointment […]

Unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September.

No wonder I am writing so many resumes! The unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September, the Labor Department said Friday, from 8.1 percent in July, its lowest since January 2009. It is a surprising show of improvement in a job market that had seemed listless in recent months. Unlike in August, the number […]

What the Heck!!?? Who do you listen to?

I met with a group of job seekers last night. I presented my resume strategies from the viewpoint of 20 years of recruiting and delivering 1,000 resumes in the last 36 months for all experience levels from the C-Level to New Grads. Some of the participants gave me their  resumes to review. They were  generic and banal. They […]

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

I have 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 […]