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Category Archives: Resumes

  • FAQs About Your Resume

    At a recent ClearedJobs.Net Resume Review session, job seekers asked lots of questions. But, what they boil down to is this: What will get my resume read? Translated this question really boils down to this one: What makes a resume effective? A resume is effective if it is rele… more

  • Fix These 3 Errors to Improve Your Cleared Resume

    All resumes are basically an ad for you. Take a look at advertisements in your field or for consumers - note how they are trying to capture attention with short, active words and clear presentation. Your cleared resume needs to capture attention like a great ad and show you as… more

  • 4 Keys to an Effective Job Board Resume

    It’s the job seeker's golden rule: If you want to be found, think like a recruiter. Nowhere is this more true than with job boards such as ClearedJobs.Net. Unfortunately many candidates don’t understand how job boards work, or how recruiters use them. This leads to many… more

  • How to Handle Employment Gaps

    Once upon a time, the main employment gaps were among mothers returning to the work force. But now, such gaps are fairly common. More men are taking on family care, middle career people and retiring military are taking sabbaticals, it's not as easy to roll from one contract to an… more

  • A Resume Only a Mother Could Love

    At our recent Cleared Job Fair we had a cleared job seeker register with a 13-page resume. 13 pages? Did we discover the long-lost resume of Leonardo da Vinci? Albert Einstein? Other than perhaps your mother - and my mother likely wouldn’t make it past page one - who woul… more