I know of many people who offer resume reviews for a hefty fee. There is no reason why you should have to pay someone to give you advice on how to improve your resume. If you want to have the individual make the changes for you, that’s different. However, paying $50, $100, or even $150 simply for someone to tell you what’s wrong is ludicrous. Any professional resume writer should be able to tell you
Over the past 9+ years working as a resume writer, I have had the privilege and honor of working with some of the most amazing individuals around. It took me quite some time to step away from working for other companies and start working for myself. Throughout that time, I learned quite a few things that have helped me to grow as an individual and taught me how to run my own resume writing company.
When it comes to resume length, there is a lot of conflicting information online. While having a one-page resume is often considered the standard, this can be impossible for people who have several jobs, accomplishments, or activities to add. The problem is that it is easy to include too much information, turning your resume into a lengthy five-page document that is difficult for employers to read. Here is a quick guide to making the perfect
When it comes to writing a resume, it is important to pay close attention to detail. A small mistake can make potential employers turn down highly-qualified candidates. Here are just a few common mistakes that could be making it harder for you to land your dream job. Not Proofreading Your Resume Spelling and grammar always count. After you have written your resume, you need to look it over with a fine-tooth comb. Working closely with
As someone with 9+ years as a certified professional resume writer, I have a sound understanding of what is expected of resumes today. While I learned a lot from some of the other resume writing companies I worked for, I also uncovered a lot of things that I didn’t agree with along the way. It’s because of those things that I stepped away from working for other companies and decided to start my own. My