Job titles can be a slippery slope. In a previous blog, I discussed how employers can be stingy with the job title for a position, especially when it might mean having to pay the employee more based on additional responsibility. Similarly, job titles can be a slippery slope on resumes. Putting All of Your Experience… Read more »
Creative Resumes – How Far Do They REALLY Go?
Creative resumes, when you first see them, are amazing creatures to behold. Sleek lines. Dazzling graphics. Amazing charts. Eye-catching colors. Creative layouts. But that’s what they are. Eye candy for human resource / hiring managers or recruiters who are so tired of boring old formats that their eyeballs are about ready to fall out of… Read more »
Résumés and Online Portfolios Need to Pop in 2015
Résumés and online portfolios need to stand out visually, from this point forward. Why? Humans, are, for the most part, visual creatures. And we pay attention to things that catch our eye. We simply can’t help it. This is now becoming true with résumés and online portfolios. While we’ve resisted the urge to make our… Read more »
Resume Updates: What You Need Before You Start
Resume updates: They have a lifecycle, just like anything else on this planet. You write your resume. You get a job. You forget about the resume. Then all of a sudden, you need it for either a job opportunity that comes along, or a job search that gets kicked off. Love ’em or hate ’em,… Read more »