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You must do these when you write your resume

May 2, 2011


Raymond May 1.  First of all, let’s review the most fundamental aspect of resume writing: the purpose of a resume is to get you the interview! Not to be the best historical document of your life!  Must I point you in the direction of Twitter to remind you that no one reads any more?  The best […]

So how many pages of this crap do you expect me to read?

February 7, 2011


Harriet May Just the other day, we received a cover letter and résumé from someone applying for a position.  I admired the briefness of the résumé, which included the education first followed by the places of employment in chronological position, in just the format a good entry-level résumé should be set.  Then I read the […]