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The Essential Resume Tool: KEYWORDS

Keywords are an essential piece to a well-written resume. Why? Because they are the words that describe what you do. They also let the reader know immediately whether or not you are a potential candidate for them. Keywords are “buzz” words or industry specific jargon that communicates a message about your qualifications, accomplishments, credentials or… Read more »

Mastering and Adapting Your Resume to Market Trends

In the ever-evolving job market, adapting your resume to reflect current trends is crucial. A well-crafted resume does more than list your skills and experiences; it positions you as an ideal candidate in the eyes of potential employers (the goal). This post will guide you on how to master and adapt your resume to stay… Read more »

Favorite Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Coworkers and Other Holiday Conundrums Executives Face

🎄🎁 Ah, the holiday season! Christmas parties, presents, music, lights, joy, and unfortunately for many of us… stress! The holiday season is a time of warmth and cheer, but in the corporate world, it often comes with its share of challenges and dilemmas, especially for executives. As we deck the halls and prepare for festivities,… Read more »

Should I use ChatGPT for Executive Resume Writing?

There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence software such as ChatGPT has infiltrated many aspects of life as we know it in both the professional and educational sectors. With its rapid development and improvements in writing, many are using it to write emails, social media captions, and even term papers and essays with mixed results…. Read more »

How to target your resume for your specific role or industry

Resumes are not one size fits all. In other words, if you’re looking for an HR job, your resume should be targeted to that particular HR role. When I was hiring, I was pretty specific in my position description for a part-time customer service person. I loaded it with job-specific customer service keywords. I was… Read more »

ATS or Hiring Manager–Who should I write my resume for?

Does the thought of writing your resume leave you confused? Not sure who will be reading this? An AI (ATS) or a human? It can feel stressful to know what to write, who to write for (recruiters? hiring managers?), what keywords, etc., especially when you aren’t sure exactly what an applicant tracking system does. I’ll… Read more »

Is your resume relevant for the role you want?

Imagine you brought home a carton of milk, opened it for your cereal, started to pour, and out came Diet Coke. It’s not that you don’t like Diet Coke. It’s just that you 𝘯𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘦𝘥 milk. One of the most common frustrations I hear from recruiters and hiring managers is that their candidate’s resumes don’t match… Read more »