Posts Tagged: military resume writer

Back to Basics: the Three Most Important Military Resume Guidelines

In this month’s issue of Spotlight, the official newsletter of the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches, industry pioneer Jay Block revisits the very definition of a resume.  This got me thinking… if a certified professional military resume writer could benefit from a refresher course on the basics, so could a military job… Read more »

Give Your Military Resume a Human Voice

I recently stumbled upon a Yahoo! Hotjobs blog post by Liz Ryan, a 25-year HR veteran and former Fortune 500 VP, entitled, “10 Boilerplate Phrases that Kill Resumes”. In it she explains that one of the biggest shifts in the job market from years gone by is what constitutes an attention-grabbing resume. The following is… Read more »

Personal Information: Off Limits? How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions

Questions regarding religion, race, sexual preference, age, children, and disability should be off the table when it comes to interviewing in corporate America. Some government job openings may prohibit the hiring of certain persons based on gender, age, and disability, but chances are you will not make it to the interview process if you fall… Read more »