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 […]

New Resume Clients. Talented Professionals Seeking New Opportunities.

My passion is writing effective resumes and social media content that lead to interviews and jobs. I utilize over 20 years of experience in recruiting and executive placement to produce resumes and content that make sense to all those strangers out there. I have written resumes for the leading Technical and Executive Job Boards and […]

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 […]

Beyond Resume Keywords.

Keywords are useful when you are seeking a position where you will be filtered out because your resume lacks the specific requirements with technology or government regulations or financial regulations. This usually is critical when pursuing a specific position requiring experience in a particular area. But, my clients are not so easily dismissed! They are […]

Does Your Resume Contain Good Stuff or Mostly Fluff?

Periodically I update a previous post when the same issue continuously comes up. When I keep running into the same situation I will revise and re-post: Most of the resumes I get are either a list of tasks or a wall of words. Every once in a while a client will be unpleasantly surprised when […]

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 […]

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 […]

Does your resume look like this?

Going forward I will be going through each section and present resume strategies based on over 20 years of recruiting experience and over 1K resumes delivered in the last 36 months. My resumes are designed to have an impact and let the reader “see” you in their environment! If you wish to discuss your situation […]