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Productive Ways to Fill Resume Gaps

Tweet No matter if you’re in a career transition or between jobs, it’s vital you continue to build skills and successes you can show on your resume.  You will be viewed much more positively if you demonstrate recent achievements and continued growth than if you present a resume representing no new skill development or career growth over the last [...]

Should I Put Volunteer Work on My Resume?

Tweet Volunteer work is a great way to get involved and help make your community a better place.  It might also help land you your next job.  Many people don’t think to put volunteer work on their resume because it’s not a “regular” paying job.   When writing your resume, include any skills or experience that [...]

Customizing Your Resume

Tweet Customizing your resume to each job is an important way to bring out your match to the position and the company’s needs.  It takes time and thoughtfulness to rework your resume each time you learn of an open position.  Here is a step-by-step guide to make it easier.

Making Your Resume Stand Out

Tweet We often hear statistics about how many people apply for any given job opening. If the statistics are correct, recruiters and hiring managers sift through a lot of resumes. What’s the secret to standing out and being one of the resumes selected for follow up?

Quick Tips for Bringing New Power to Your Resume

Tweet Your resume should be under constant revision as you continually look for ways to improve how you present yourself and your value to potential employers. Here are some quick ideas for bringing new life to your resume:

Video Friday: Sharing Accomplishments on Your Resume

Tweet You know your experience is an important part of resume, but are you utilizing those experiences to the fullest? In today’s video blog we talk about how to use your experiences on your resume to demonstrate your true value to a company. 

What Does Your Resume Convey in 6 Seconds?

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition.  Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist. [...]

Resume Make-over: Returning to the Workforce

Tweet Karen had an amazing resume with a lot of significant professional experience. The problem is, all of her experience is from over 15 years ago.  Like many women, Karen had a robust and successful career before taking time off to raise kids.  With her children in her teens, she is ready to return to [...]

Why Years of Experience Don’t Matter

Tweet Yes, you read the headline correctly. Years of experience do not get people hired. Why? Because experience does not equal success or future value. For example, I can claim 30+ years experience as a runner. Does that make me a candidate for the next Olympics? Could I be a track coach? Am I even [...]

Video: Making Your Resume Stand Out

Tweet What can you do to make sure your resume is noticed by hiring managers and recruiters? Five ways to make your resume stand out in this short video by Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger.

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