Resume Size Matters

Resume Size Matters

I realize it may be too much to ask if you’re currently seeking paid employment, but a little bit of empathy does go a long way. Imagine being the one tasked with assessing hundreds and hundreds of resumes per week, if not per day. You will not be winning yourself any...
How to Present Soft Skills on Your Resume

How to Present Soft Skills on Your Resume

You’re dedicated. Driven. A strong communicator. A team player and an individual contributor. You’re trustworthy. Detail-oriented. Hard-working AND diligent (in case hard-working wasn’t enough). You are chock-full of soft skills and nothing’s going...
Beat Back Age Discrimination

Beat Back Age Discrimination

There are a number of things that job seekers in their 50s and 60s can do to sideline concerns about their age and get work. Here are a few quick-and-dirty ideas…think of them as wrinkle cream for your job search:   Your Resume, Cover Letter & LinkedIn...
When to Fire Your Resume Writer

When to Fire Your Resume Writer

Not all resume writers are created equal. I am one and have been for more than 15 years. During that span I’ve hired and supervised nearly 20 resume writers at Resume Deli and elsewhere. Here’s my advice on how to pick a winner, but more so, when to fire your resume...