Tag Archives: resumes
Posted on24. Jan, 2017 by John Lynn.
In this uber connected wold we live in, the static resume we’ve used for years feels a little odd. The majority of us have LinkedIn profiles and many of us can show our body of work by exploring our social networks, online profiles, etc. Do we really need the resume anymore? The short answer is […]
Posted on30. Jun, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
When applying for a position, you are not going to be the only applicant. You will be competing for the position with dozens of other qualified candidates. With so many candidates, it is not unreasonable to fear your resume getting passed over or lost in the mix of things. In order to avoid that from […]
Posted on24. May, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
What you need to remember is that when you come to apply for any position at a medical facility, your resume is their first impression of you. You might be the best person for the job but if your resume doesn’t showcase this in the right way, then you will seriously dent your chances of being successful. One […]
Posted on05. Apr, 2016 by Erin Kennedy.
If you do a web search for “professional resume vs executive resume,” you will find an awful lot of stuff out there, but you will not find a universal definition for each role. The definition tends to be different depending on where in the world you are based. In fact, Asian job culture tends to put […]
Posted on26. Jan, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
First impressions are huge! The first impression people have of you can keep them from wanting to get to know you better or encourage them to seek you out. Your cover letter is that first impression for your resume and its quality will often determine whether or not that resume gets attention. You want to […]
Posted on25. Apr, 2014 by Cassie Sturdevant.
Dear Cassie, Do recruiters still expect a written resume, or is a link to my LinkedIn profile enough? It’s basically the same information and it seems redundant to create a resume. Thanks, Tim G. Dear Tim G., Yes, a written resume is an absolute must and is still expected by recruiters. I actually have a […]
Posted on18. Apr, 2014 by Cassie Sturdevant.
Dear Cassie, I’m enjoying your new column and am looking forward to learning more tips! I have a question. I’m putting together a resume for the first time in ages (I’ve been with the same hospital for 23 years), and I’m worried that if I list all of my experience and the date of my […]
Posted on25. Mar, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
Professional resume objectives/summaries receive a lot of criticism. Some say the goals are usually poorly written, and have no real point. Others say that if it’s well written, then it will make the potential employer continue to read the resume. He or she will know what you wish to attain in your profession and your […]
Posted on28. Jan, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
References are a critical step in the hiring process. An employer WILL check yours. Most companies will call about 2 or 3 of your references and ask them different questions about you before they decide if you are the right candidate for their position. You need to make sure that your employment references will give […]
Posted on12. Nov, 2013 by Erin Kennedy.
So many people are put off by the idea of writing a resume, and ignore doing it until the absolute last possible minute, many times when it is too late. Using a resume that is written properly will save you a lot of heartache in the end, though—and is worth the time investment. Taking advantage […]
Posted on20. Sep, 2013 by Erin Kennedy.
Employee references can be the linchpin of a successful job search. If you nailed the resume, cover letter, phone interview and in-person interview, then it comes down to your references. There’s no worse feeling than worrying that your references are sub-par, average or even detrimental. When a person’s made it so far in the job […]