The Resurrection of the Résumé

January 24, 2014 in Resumes, Social Recruiting by newresource

If you Google “Resumes are dead” you will get 12,000,000 results in .031 seconds. A lot of people believe that the resume is dead. I am here to tell you that they are not. They are alive and well. They have transformed like Optimus Prime! They have different forms but make no mistake…”It’s alive, it’s alive” ala Frankenstein. Can you
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The 10 Worst Things to put on Your Résumé

January 15, 2014 in Resumes by newresource

That’s the wind-up and here’s the pitch. In no particular order. 10. Objective – as my friend Tiffany Kuehl, Mega Recruiter and Staffing Leader says, “We already know what the objective is…to get the job.” Objective statements are always generic, boring and adds nothing to the resume or you as a candidate. Please kill them now! 9. References upon request.
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Stop Giving Bad Resume Advice!

January 9, 2014 in Resumes by newresource

Like RIGHT NOW! Here we are in 2014, a full decade into the new millennium and there are still some recruiters, job coaches and hiring authorities giving terribly bad resume advice. I guess I must say this, there are many who give great advice for job searching in the age of technology and social media, but there are those that
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That Resume Isn’t Going to Fix Its Self

January 6, 2014 in Job Tips, Resumes by newresource

Just thinking about it won’t do the trick. Putting it off until tomorrow will not help you get a new career opportunity. If a high powered connection were to call you today and present an opportunity to you and all you need to do is supply your resume or career vitae, would you be ready or would you have to
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Have it All in 2014

January 2, 2014 in Career Coaching, Job Tips, Recruitment by newresource

Have It All in 2014! Well, why not? You’ve worked hard to complete your education and certifications. You’ve got experience. You survived the recession – many people did not – so why not have it all in 2014? Fact! For those of us that make new resolutions, getting a new job, making more money and getting in shape are at the
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