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Snoozers, Yawners, and Sleepers: Are your resume and LinkedIn profile boring your audience?

While your career marketing materials may not read like a thriller or a witty novel, neither should they put your readers to sleep. Take a hard look at your documents and see if they are guilty of any of these writing flaws—Snoozers, Yawners, or Sleepers—that do exactly the opposite of what you want to happen: …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #10—Tell Your Story

You’re reading #10 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #10 TELL YOUR …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #9—Be Specific

You’re reading #9 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #9 BE SPECIFIC …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #8—Be Interesting

You’re reading #8 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #8 BE INTERESTING …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #7—Make a Great First Impression

You’re reading #7 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #7 MAKE A …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #6—Write It Right

You’re reading #6 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #6 WRITE IT …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #5—Show Results

You’re reading #5 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #5 SHOW RESULTS …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #4—Stand Out from the Crowd

You’re reading #4 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: 1. Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #4 STAND OUT …

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Top Ten Resume Tips: #3—Be Succinct

You’re reading #3 of my Top Ten Tips for writing your resume. Read all the other tips by clicking on each link: Be focused.—2. Be strategic and selective.— 3. Be succinct.— 4. Stand out from the crowd.— 5. Show results. — 6. Write it right.— 7. Make a great first impression.— 8. Be interesting. — 9. Be specific.— 10. Tell your story. #3 BE SUCCINCT …

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