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Tag Archives: Resumes

  • Career Change: Moving into Cyber Security

    You’ve seen the predictions of large shortages in cyber security work. You’ve heard many such jobs pay very well. Now you are thinking about making a change into the field. How will you do that? Research shows most successful career changes are based on a series of small step… 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

  • Powerful Writing Results in Success

    Powerful writing changes lives. I’ve seen it. I’ve done it. Throughout my thirty years active duty in the Air Force and several years thereafter. Influential writing opens doors to promotion, fellowships, internships, scholarships, grants, career-broadening opportunities, com… more

  • Your Resume Needs a Short, Relevant Summary, Not an Objective

    Every time I review resumes at Cleared Job Fairs, I see a lot of resumes with professional summaries and objectives and skills lists that take up most of page one. Don’t be this self-focused! A resume needs to show how you can help the potential employer, now. You need a me… more

  • Don’t Talk About Weight Loss on Your Resume

    We see a lot of resumes. That means we see some really interesting stuff on resumes. The most recent one that caught our eye was a paragraph on how the job seeker had lost weight, along with specifics on his current body fat percentage. Maybe this job seeker thinks it’s rele… more