Resumes & Cover Letters

,   |  December 4, 2012

Should I include an objective on my resume?

People often wonder if they should include an objective on their resume. In general, I say the answer is no. This post explains why I don’t think objectives are important (and also the certain situations where you may want to include one just in case).

  |  November 27, 2012

Resume Myth: The way you describe your experience on your resume is the most important thing

There is a common resume myth that makes people feel that they need to scrutinize every last word on their resume – actually, there are more important things to consider. Spend your time focusing on them versus constantly switching words around to make a big impact.

,   |  November 7, 2012

Q&A: Should I put my GPA on my resume?

Should you put your GPA on your resume? It depends – but if it’s strong, you are a student or recent grad, or if the job requires it, the answer is yes!

  |  September 6, 2012

How long should your resume be?

When you’re writing your first resume, there are plenty of questions that come up… and a popular one is about length – how many pages should your resume be?

  |  August 23, 2012

The top 5 things to remember when building your resume

When putting together your resume (whether it is your first version or fifteenth), there are tons of things to consider. Hours and hours can be spent tailoring a resume to get it into “perfect” shape… but before you delve in, remember these 5 things.