Donald Burns

Donald Burns

Donald Burns

Donald Burns Donald Burns is a certified professional resume writer who specializes in resumes for C-level executives and senior managers in marketing, sales, operations, and high-tech. His career background includes electrical engineering, marketing and journalism.

Articles by Donald Burns

The Resume Litmus Test

Make sure that hiring managers actually read your resume by taking this quick barstool litmus test.

New Resume Polishes a ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Software Project Manager Afzal Baradi's resume was boxed in by long descriptions that said nothing about his accomplishments.

Disarming a Bullet-Riddled Resume

By highlighting every line in his resume with a bullet point, Kevin Kennedy made sure none of his accomplishments stood out.

Resume Rewrite Helps Navy Pilot Lock onto New Target as Program Manager

Six years out of the Navy, Bonnie Adams, an engineer and project manager for a defense contractor, needed a resume that highlighted her civilian skills.

Software Developer Gets Fast Results from Resume

Joshua Axelrod landed a job interview from his professional network but needed a speedy resume rewrite to cinch the IT Job.

Attorney’s New Resume Makes Her Case

A legal-services job seeker receives a new resume from Ladders Does My Resume Stink?

How to Approach a Competitor About a Job

The bottom-line on non-competes and the ethics of employers who want your insider knowledge.

Academic Resume Graduates to Corporate Standards

Career-changing consultant and college professor wins "Does My Resume Stink?

When to Take (Or Ignore) Resume Advice From Friends

Everybody’s a critic, but not all criticism is useful in your job search.

Project Manager Wins Contest, Receives New Resume

Senior project manager wins Does My Resume Stink?