Category Archives: Resume
First, I would like to thank you and everyone who attended my live webinar, “Writing A Resume That Tells Your Story,” and those who have since watched the replay. As a follow-up, I felt it important to address some questions that went unanswered during the live Q&A session. There were many great questions and below are a selection of a few that would be beneficial to the widest audience. I look forward to continuing to answer your questions and speak with you during your personal consultation calls.
Writing A Resume That Tells Your Story
If someone you didn’t know skimmed over your resume, would they be able to guess the kind of position you’re interested in? If your resume doesn’t tell, and sell, your story, odds are they won’t be able to guess, and your resume won’t make it past “GO.” The whole point of a resume is to make it easy for a hiring manager/recruiter to quickly understand where you’ve been, where you’re headed, and how you’d potentially “fit” into an opportunity.
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Whether you’re transitioning into a more senior role within your current industry, or switching gears entirely, your resume is your strongest (and most challenging) asset.
Here’s how to emphasize your relevant transferable skills and stand out from the other applicants:
Beating Applicant Tracking Systems– Live Resume Q&A
You can access the slide deck used by Staci Collins here.
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are a fact of life in a job search. If you’re wondering how to get your resume past employers’ overzealous ATS, and get noticed by a human being at your target companies, you will want to attend this webinar.
During the webinar Staci Collins covers the following, leaving ample time for Q & A:
What is the ATS “beast”? : When did ATS become a factor? Why are they so important? Who’s using them?
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Resume first impressions are critical because a recruiter or hiring manager will spend all of 10-15 seconds screening your resume. If the recruiter can’t read your resume – they won’t! A well organized, attractively designed, easy to read resume is essential if you want to make it to the next stage of the hiring process.
Here are 4 “must read” tips for executive resumes:
(1) The first third of your resume is the most important part of the document.
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Do You Create Employer Value? Or do you just take up space?
Employers today have problems that need solutions. That’s why they hire staff, because their problems require too much manpower or specialized knowledge for the hiring manager to solve on their own.
What kinds of problems you ask?
Liz Colodny, one of our expert resume writers, possesses the deep industry experience essential for crafting a standout resume that will get you noticed. What makes her unique?…
Liz has held leadership roles in talent acquisition/staffing across many industries, ranging from consumer products (PepsiCo) to professional services (Towers Perrin) and financial services (Citigroup, Chemical Bank.)
She is a Certified Professional Résumé Writer. And, as a career coach, she’s assisted hundreds of individuals (in virtually every sector and function) to gain confidence and become more effective at identifying and marketing their strengths. She has an MBA from Continue reading