16 08, 2018

Resume Punctuation

By |2019-01-16T04:53:22+00:00August 16th, 2018|Resume|

Avoid Common Resume Errors 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, [...]

10 11, 2017

Make Sure to Avoid These 3 Resume Mistakes

By |2019-01-19T07:17:46+00:00November 10th, 2017|Resume|

Common Resume Mistakes 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 [...]

4 10, 2016

7 Resume Tips for 2016

By |2019-01-25T03:36:50+00:00October 4th, 2016|Resume|

Getting your Resume Updated 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 [...]

13 05, 2016

Creating An Impactful Resume…

By |2019-01-28T03:32:52+00:00May 13th, 2016|Resume|

Resume 101: Creating an Effective 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. [...]

24 08, 2015

Content Curation as a Résumé Builder

By |2019-02-26T03:37:25+00:00August 24th, 2015|Recruiting Process, Resume, Social Media|

Leverage Today's Technology to Post your Job Openings 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 [...]

16 02, 2015

Top 20 Interview Tips – The Definitive List

By |2019-01-31T04:23:02+00:00February 16th, 2015|Career Articles, Interviews, Resume|

Securing your Job Opportunity 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 [...]

25 10, 2013

Get Noticed: Listing Technical Skills on a Resume

By |2019-01-31T04:51:28+00:00October 25th, 2013|Career Articles, Resume|

Getting your Resume Working for You 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 [...]

29 05, 2013

10 Tips to Consider When Editing Your Resume

By |2019-02-01T03:13:19+00:00May 29th, 2013|Career Articles, Interviews, Resume|

Ten Simple Steps to 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 deadlines on time or [...]