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Owner/Entrepreneur Remakes Engineering Resume

After starting his own manufacturing business, OpsLadder member Scott Hammac needed a resume that could transfer to the corporate world.

Which Resume Formats Can You Use?

The software that HR departments use to process your resume does not jive with all file types.

Resume Helps Contractor Become Full-time Employee

Certified professional resume writer minimizes project-based work and highlights stability and accolades in order to help contractor find full-time work.

Government Resume Gets Hotwired

This Ladders member is used to working literally under the gun in some of the world’s hottest combat zones.

New M.B.A. Gets New Resume

After receiving her master's degree, Roe Polczynski needed help graduating her mid-level resume to an executive-level spotlight.

Send the Resume Solo

Sending your clips, file attachments and portfolios unsolicited with your resume can do more harm than good.

Downplaying Short Tenures on a Medical Resume

Lifetime employees are a thing of the past, but multiple short-tenured jobs aren’t exactly what this health-care executive wanted to lead with.

Resume Makeover Sharpens Details for IT Director

When the senior director got laid off after 11 years with his employer, the details of his experience were fuzzy –until a certified resume writer helped him discern fluff from fact.

Former White House Communications Manager Gets Help with His Message

Steve Derr knows how to keep secrets.

Project Manager Wins Contest, Receives New Resume

Senior project manager wins Does My Resume Stink?

VP Gets Help Maturing a Mid-Level Resume

This vice president of systems engineering knew how to hone technology, but needed help tuning his resume.

Breaking Resume Rules

Recruiters and hiring professionals share some of the whoppers and doozies job seekers have tried to sneak into resumes over the years.

Rebuilding a Construction Resume

Todd Barrick saved many failing construction projects in his 15+ years as a project superintendent.

How Many Resume Versions Are Too Many?

A generic resume isn’t doing you any favors.

Measuring Results in an IT Consulting Resume

How do you balance an IT resume that must capture the subject’s progress from technical jobs to a professional-services role?

HR Managers: Don’t Operate on Your Own Resume

Ask job seeker Amy Hall: Even for HR pros, writing your own resume is like someone trying to be their own doctor, dentist or lawyer.

Most Common Resume Lies

The most common places on a resume where honesty slips off the page.

Resume Lands TV Marketing VP New Job

A vice president of entertainment and television had the people skills to make any situation a ‘win-win,’ but needed help to make her resume shine as bright as her tenured career.

Rewritten Resume Adds Context, Lands Project Manager New Job

Keara Fortson’s project-management experience told her to focus on the bottom line, but her resume writer helped her to balance numbers with the whole story.

Out of Work? How Long Before It Hurts Your Career?

How long can you be out of work before recruiters cringe at the gap on your resume?

Sales Manager’s Niche Career Leads to Broad Resume Success

A sales resume can highlight broad skills and experience even in a narrow industry.

Writing Details into a Resume for Federal Government Jobs

A law-enforcement officer used a detailed questionnaire and keywords from the job description to tailor his resume for a federal government job.

Retooling an Automotive Resume to Show Transferable Skills

Karen Caswelch had worked at a General Motors subsidiary for 20 years.

4 Ways to Show You Meet the Job Requirements

Improve the chances of getting the job by showcasing the right credentials on your resume and during the interview.

Quantify, Justify Your ROI

Selling yourself means demonstrating your value.