As a job seeker, your resume is one of the most important tools you have. A great resume can open doors, while a sloppy one can cost you the interview. To help you prepare, three resume experts from Forbes Coaches Council share their best tips and tricks for strengthening your resume and avoiding costly job seeking mistakes.
In this article, Forbes Coaches Council member Cheryl Lynch Simpson, a career coach and award-winning master resume writer with 30+ years of career management experience, offers her professional advice on resume killers and acing the job search.
There is no such thing as a perfect candidate for any job. Almost every candidate possesses one or more career liabilities that can potentially derail their candidacy if ignored.
In this post, Forbes Coaches Council member Barbara Safani — author, career expert and owner of Career Solvers, a career management firm specializing in career transition programs — shares seven mistakes she’s helped her clients through when it comes to finding and landing their dream jobs.
Most people source their jobs through the hidden job market, the ones where opportunities are shared through close contacts and conversations. Shift your strategy and spend most of your time networking for job leads, and limit your time applying to jobs online.
In this article, Forbes Coaches Council member Michelle Dumas, an award-winning executive resume writer and career marketing consultant, walks readers through building a stellar, engaging resume sure to catch the eye of a potential employer.
Bringing yourself alive on paper by telling your authentic, branded story in a way that creates a connection with your reader, makes you memorable and intriguing, adds credibility to your accomplishments, and evokes a desire in your reader to meet you and learn more.
You can read more great advice from Forbes Coaches Council members on Forbes.com.