Podcast 2 Resume ASCII Conversion — Recruiters Will Respond to Your E-mailed Resume if They Can Read It! Converting a resume to ASCII before applying online for a job might make the difference between having your resume read and having it ignored. Creating an ASCII conversion of your resume makes a clean document suitable for […]
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Amy L Adler markets senior executives with persuasive executive resume writing, compelling LinkedIn profile development, and masterful job search coaching, so they can identify and obtain the executive career of their dreams.
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The Question of Resume Color Time and again I get questions about using color in a resume design. The questions read something like this: Should I use color in a resume? Which resume color will make mine stand out? Do recruiters and hiring managers love or hate resume color? Some say color is the kiss […]
Like most in my trade—and most of you out there looking for work—I keep my eyes and ears open to the new monthly data on unemployment. I have heard all sorts of spins on the data most recently available from the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Statistics (BLS). In fact, you could hear […]
So you’ve decided to jump into the job search along with the thousands of others out there. The job market is clearly flooded with job seekers, and your best bet to stay afloat might be to use a recruiter. After all, they’re the ones who have solid relationships with the hiring managers and can provide […]
There are plenty of resources out there for job seekers that spout the continued importance of cover letters. However, this continues to be a widely debated subject. There doesn’t seem to be a definitive answer from the people who matter to you the job seeker; that is, hiring managers, recruiters, and human resource departments. That […]
Do Resume Writers Need to Unlearn Conventional Wisdom? Imagine my surprise while perusing a recent copy of Newsweek, when I read an article called “Does the World Still Have Talent?” http://www.newsweek.com/2010/05/27/does-the-world-still-have-talent.html. Most of the article reflected the idea that with the tremendous unemployment currently plaguing our economy, companies are still having huge problems recruiting the […]
On Thursday, May 27, 2010, I had the distinct pleasure of presenting “Re-Think Your Resume: 10 Tips for Jobseekers” to the Salt Lake City Job Club, sponsored by recruiter and job coach extraordinaire Mary Cosgrove, owner and principal of What’s Working Well. I spoke for about an hour to a lovely group of job seekers […]
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Because ASCII (plain text) conversion for resumes sent within e-mail messages is so critical and common to current practice, I now include it as a service for resume writing clients. Everyone has e-mail now, and hiring managers are no exception. It’s your job to make sure that what you send to them in the body […]