Tag: Resumes

The Best Graduation Gift Is A Resume

The best gift I have ever received was a professionally written resume.   Although I asked for cash for my graduation gift, my beloved late father Don Goodman (founder of About Jobs) gave me a different kind of paper. It was my first professionally written resume and while it wasn’t what I […]

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Should I Re-attach My Resume When Following Up on a Job?

You know that you should follow up in order to express your interest in a specific position. But, should you re-attach your resume when doing so? Or, does that seem presumptuous? Here’s a career coach’s advice on whether or not you should re-send your resume when you check in. Read […]

How to Write a Cover Letter Employers Will Read: A Step-by-Step Guide

I recently received an email from a job seeker who wanted to know how to write a cover letter. It’s probably one of the most highly researched topics when it comes to job searching and job search documents. Second to it—although I haven’t actually done the research to prove it—is […]

The Real Secrets of Personal Branding

The concept of c-level personal branding seems simple enough, yet some professionals don’t quite understand the ins-and-outs of it. Personal branding is an ongoing process that can take years to develop, but only seconds to destroy completely. It’s impossible to boost your personal brand if you don’t make a conscious […]

How to Write a Resume that will be Noticed by Someone Who Doesn’t Have Time to Read It

It’s hard to think about how to write a resume so that someone doesn’t have to read it. Wait, what? I know, I know. It doesn’t make sense. And yet, here we are talking about it (or rather, writing about it.) It’s also hard to think about all the time […]