Here is a re-post of something I wrote that addresses one of my most common questions: Does a cover letter matter? Read more
Q. I’ve read several of your posts on creative resume formats. If you don’t suggest colors or graphics, how do I get my resume noticed? Read more
The other day I was preparing for a speech, and I ran across one of my favorite lists. It’s Outside magazine’s take on the best places to work. I like this particular list because – year after year – they do a good job of finding unexpected employers that truly value unique individuals who want to be about a lot more than work. Read more
I say it often, but it is always worth repeating: regardless of your level of experience, the goal of a resume is to establish qualifications, pique interest and create some curiosity gaps – those questions that make readers want to learn more via an interview. In almost every case, a page or two is enough to accomplish that goal. Read more
Change is difficult.
As people, employees, family members – you name it – we’re conditioned to settle into a role and to stay put. Read more