16 08, 2018

Resume Punctuation

By | 2018-09-04T09:56:57+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Resume|

When considering punctuation and its usefulness in your resume, there are far too many items to discuss in one blog. The choices run from the simple writing of employment dates, to how to use a hyphen. With over thirty years of recruiting engineers (manufacturing, industrial, quality, process), scientists (data, life sciences, biochemist, research), systems engineers [...]

10 11, 2017

Make Sure to Avoid These 3 Resume Mistakes

By | 2018-08-29T16:03:59+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Resume|

  As recruiters, we see a lot of resumes.  We’ve seen some we love, some we hate, the good, the bad, and some we simply can’t label.  We’ve noticed a few recurring themes with the resumes we come across and wanted to make some suggestions in this blog. Below are the top 3 most common [...]

4 10, 2016

7 Resume Tips for 2016

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:40+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Resume|

It’s the beginning of Fall, which means that along with a chill in the air and an ever lingering smell of pumpkin spice, comes a return of companies and hiring managers from summer vacations.  And guess what?  They are ready and motivated to hire before year end! We’ve seen firsthand how stressful the application and [...]

13 05, 2016

Creating An Impactful Resume…

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:49+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Resume|

As a 30 year technical recruiter, I have conservatively read 800,000 resumes. Printed out they’d fill a good size room. When the vetting process is complete, I have ultimately represented approximately 1% of those resumes / candidates to our highly selective clients. Approximately eight thousand introductions have been made. Having received feedback on about 90% [...]

24 08, 2015

Content Curation as a Résumé Builder

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:51+00:00 August 24th, 2015|Recruiting Process, Resume, Social Media|

As technological advances progress at a lightning fast pace, social media platforms stay right in stride. Some are a flop, but others catch on and become immensely popular. One of the more interesting and powerful ways to brand yourself and broadcast your offer, services, status, and opinions is through the use of content curation platforms. [...]

16 02, 2015

Top 20 Interview Tips – The Definitive List

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:52+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Career Articles, Interviews, Resume|

You've searched far and wide and finally landed an interview with your top job choice. It's a two-parter, both phone and in-person. Success will be based on many factors, but without question there are essential guidelines to a killer interview. Following even just a few of these can dramatically change the outcome of your meeting and put [...]

25 10, 2013

Get Noticed: Listing Technical Skills on a Resume

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:52+00:00 October 25th, 2013|Career Articles, Resume|

Do you ask yourself, “What technical skills should I list on my résumé?” As a Partner in a recruiting firm that specializes in Engineering and IT staffing solutions we review hundreds of résumés a day. Unfortunately, we don’t have the luxury of reading every word. We have adapted a process for initial résumé review that [...]

29 05, 2013

10 Tips to Consider When Editing Your Resume

By | 2018-02-08T16:34:53+00:00 May 29th, 2013|Career Articles, Interviews, Resume|

Here are ten simple steps to help you edit your resume.  1. Font and Size Keep it consistent. 10-12 size, Arial and Times New Roman are most common. 2. Details Do not re-write your job description. Instead, incorporate your accomplishments and what value you added to the job description. Examples: cost savings of $x, meeting [...]

22 09, 2011

NBC10 “Rev Up Your Resume” with Tracy Davidson

By | 2018-02-08T16:36:01+00:00 September 22nd, 2011|News, Resume, Social Media|

November 12, 2009 - Bala Cynwyd, PA Tracy Davidson of NBC10 hosts "Survive and Thrive" every Wednesday from 5:30-6:00pm. Tracy's focus is on the consumer providing tips, hints, warnings and deals in the Philadelphia Region. Tracy has been focusing on the pressing issue of 'careers' and helping job seekers. Kristin Kane of Kane Partners has [...]