Resume Writing Techniques

Resume Writing Techniques

September 30, 2017

“Dollars and Sense”

I had an interview with a potential candidate for a position a couple of days ago for a senior engineering role. The interview was going really well until we got to the one question that most people dread: “What are your salary expectations.” This candidate had demonstrated exceptional interviewing skills […]
September 3, 2016

Overqualified?

Have you ever applied for a position only to be told that you are overqualified? I am sure most of us have. It’s not a good feeling being rejected. However, you really shouldn’t take it personally. There are numerous reasons why an employer might say “sorry, we just think you […]
November 16, 2015

Ditch the “Objective” On Your Resume

Yes, you are reading the title correctly: Ditch (yes ditch) the resume objective. A very long time ago it was common in resume writing to include an object at the opening of the resume to inform prospective employers what you as a candidate were looking for. However, as times have […]
October 3, 2015

It’s Your Interview…Come Alone…

Have you ever heard the saying “Three is a crowd?” In this case, what I am asking is whether or not it is okay to show up to an interview with your girlfriend or boyfriend for moral support or for whatever reason. The simple answer to this question is, “no, […]