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All posts by Rob Riggins

  • How Descriptive Are the Key Skills on Your Profile

    When you search job postings looking for jobs that interest you, you enter a keyword, keyword phrase or Boolean search string. The search results you get are not the actual job postings, but a list of job titles with the associated company name, the required security clearance… more

  • Detailed Success Stories Improve Your Resume and Interviewing Results

    You know why you’d be a great asset if you’re hired. The problem is that those that review your resume or interview you don’t have the time – or interest – in reading between the lines to uncover your talents. If you hide your professional triumphs in dense, off-poin… more

  • Always Tailor Your Resume When You Apply

    You crafted your resume, fine-tuned it, spellchecked it and are ready to hit send, confident the job is yours. STOP! If you haven’t tailored it for the specific job for which you’re applying you might as well hit delete instead of send. Recruiters spend an average of si… more

  • Help Us Celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2017

    Eleven years. That's how long we've been publicly recognizing military spouses via Twitter. Milspouses often endure months apart from their loved ones, uprooted lives, and the general uncertainty that comes with being the spouse of a military member. National Military Spou… more

  • You Flubbed the Interview, Here’s How To Recover

    You polished your resume, donned your best outfit and arrived at the interview exactly on time – and then you said absolutely the wrong thing. You flubbed an answer. You used an inappropriate example. You forgot a basic fact. You bombed. You put your foot in it. You leave, p… more