Martin Yate helps you identify the transferable skills required by some ‘meaningless’ terms used in job postings, so you can address what the employer really wants to know about you.
In this section, find articles, videos, and resume examples to help you create an effective resume for a successful job search today in the new era of technology for recruiting.
Carson Kohler explains why we should replace the old-fashioned resume Objective with the newer Summary statement which is more effective and more modern than the Objective statement.
Susan Ireland, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, describes the two main resume formats used today.
Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, illustrates the way an older job seeker can appear younger on their resume.
Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, shows how a mom returning to work after 5 years with her child and changing careers can handle this challenge in her resume.
Susan Ireland, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, describes how to convert your master resume into your LinkedIn Profile.
Susan Ireland, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, shows how, in 1999, a person made an extreme career change using a functional resume.
Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, shows how an executive is interested in making a career change. This is how he handles it on his resume.
Martin Yate describes the Executive Briefing cover letter, which highlights your qualifications that meet the requirements of the job.
Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, illustrates the way you can manage employment gaps on your resume even when unemployed.
Martin Yate explores the usefulness of cover letters to a successful job search.
Martin Yate describes how to manage the 3 key components of a successful cover letter.
IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers excellent tips for creating an impactful IT professional’s cover letter that gets the resume read.
Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz suggests 5 good options for filling that gap between jobs, particularly important if you have been unemployed for a long term.
Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz answers this question: What does a recruiter NOT want to find on your resume?
3 key ares to focus your keyword research and usage to improve your resumes’ searchability (Resume SEO) which increases your chances of being found in a resume database search.
Articles and information about job search for job seekers who are over 50 including the Baby Boomer generation.
Phyllis Mufson offers ways Boomers can make their resumes more effective.
Chandlee Bryan provides detailed how-to advice for sending effective email, like a top executive.