Is That Your Resume or a Description of the Ideal Employee?


If you asked 100 employed people what are their greatest strengths, there will be an average of the top three strengths. Not all 100 will say great communicator, but it or some variation [people skills being the fancy way of saying it] will be one of them. As well as hard worker. Or fast learner though this is one of the dumbest answers to give in More...

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By David Gaines On Thursday, June 14th, 2012

How Pompous, Self-Aggrandizing and Full Of It Is Your Resume?

The other day I was talking with a friend of mine who asked me to review her resume. And as expected her resume was sprinkled with all those little words that every resume has. Words that get in the way of recruiters More...

By David Gaines On Monday, March 7th, 2011

10 Resume Tips That Actually Make Sense

It seems like whenever I interview candidates and make suggestions as far as their resume, they either say “no one ever told me” or “someone told me differently.” Like limiting your resume More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Would You Want To Date HotLikeLavaBoy?

Imagine your BFF is going to introduce you to someone who you may be interested in dating. When you ask for the name, your BFF says the person’s nickname is babeecakes69 or HotLikeLavaBoy or even RydeorDieBytch! More...

By David Gaines On Monday, December 21st, 2009

How To Stay Atop Resume Search Results

This is a simple technique that I may have mentioned before, but in light of me now finding myself in the position of looking for work, I realize just how important and effective this very simple tip [literally More...

By David Gaines On Monday, March 9th, 2009

What a Resume Shouldn’t Say About You

When looking at hundreds of resumes weekly, the primary focus is on whether a potential candidate is the most qualified for a position or not. We look at what types of software people have used in previous jobs More...