Be sure you list your skills in your resume!

Lead your resume with a skills section.  This sets s strong tone for the whole document, and lets people know right away.  As I’ve mentioned before, the first people to read your application materials will probably be people from HR or from various other departments at the organization, so summarizing what you offer lets them…

How’s your resume?

  I know, I know, this topic seems done to death.  Google “resume basics” and you’ll thousands of results, but how on earth are you supposed to know who the writers are and whether you can trust their advice? I’m here to help!  I actually read up on this stuff for funsies, and follow the…

How to Format Your Resume

Confused by resume formatting?  You’re not alone!  Here are some tips to get you started.   Keep it simple. Busy resumes, with columns and call-out boxes and fancy bullet points, are more confusing than anything.  The people reading your resume are likely to be pressed for time, so a straightforward format is best.  It’s clean…