469-656-7500

Lying on Your Resume

http://www.elidaniel.com/http://www.610wiod.com/main.html Lying on Your Resume You read the help wanted ad and the job seems perfect for you. You seem perfect for it too. You’ve got all the qualifications they’re asking for. Oh wait. What does that say? Hmmm. They want someone who has experience with that. […]

Read more

Basic Resume Formats

There are three basic types of resumes: Chronological, Functional, and “combined” Chronological – Functional. To see what these styles look like, get a resume book. They are usually terrible guides for how to write an excellent resume, but they are good to see different formats. We would […]

Read more

A Great Resume Has Two Sections – Part 2, Summary

The “Summary” or “Summary of Qualifications” consists of several concise statements that focus the reader’s attention on the most important qualities, achievements and abilities you have to offer. Those qualities should be the most compelling demonstrations of why they should hire you instead of the other candidates. […]

Read more

Skills and Accomplishments

In this final part of the assertions section of your resume, you go into more detail. You are still writing to sell yourself to the reader, not to inform them. Basically, you do exactly what you did in the previous section, except that you go into more […]

Read more

How to Write Your Objective

First of all, decide on a specific job title for your objective. Go back to your list of answers to the question “How can I demonstrate that I am the perfect candidate?” What are the two or three qualities, abilities or achievements that would make a candidate […]

Read more

A Great Resume Has Two Sections – Part 1, Objective

In the first, you make assertions about your abilities, qualities and achievements. You write powerful, but honest, advertising copy that makes the reader immediately perk up and realize that you are someone special. The second section, the evidence section, is where you back up your assertions with […]

Read more

How to Knock the Socks Off a Prospective Employer

Research shows that only one interview is granted for every 200 resumes received by the average employer. Research also tells us that your resume will be quickly scanned, rather than read. Ten to 20 seconds is all the time you have to persuade a prospective employer to […]

Read more

More Cover Letter Tips

Make it personal. Do not address a cover letter to a generic being, such as “hiring manager.” While finding the correct addressee might take a little work, finding that person is well worth the effort. Call the company and ask to whom to send your resume. If […]

Read more

Dynamic Cover Letter = Job-Search Success

There is a formula that can be followed as a guide to writing your cover letters. However, it is critical that each cover letter be unique and specific to you and to the employer—not one that any applicant could have written to any employer. Keep your cover […]

Read more

Ten Ways to Get Your Resume to the Top of the Pile

Any advantage that you can get to help get your resume to the top of the pile is worth looking at. I have some employment agency contacts that I asked about what people can do to put them to the front of the line when the jobs […]

Read more