Purveyor of High-Quality Verbiage

Lisa Vaas is a journalist who analyzes technology and job-hunting strategies.

Archive for May 2010

Make Your Resume Answer Someone’s Prayers

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Use your resume to show you understand the employer’s needs and embody the solution. Read the full story here.


How to Find and Borrow Resume Samples

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If you need to tailor your resume to fit your field, it can be helpful to look at what others in your line of work have done. Read the full story here.

How Your Resume Can Tell Your Story

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Putting a ‘Career Objectives’ section at the top may be passé, but your resume should still be structured to tell the story of your career path. Check out the full story here.

‘Why Did You Leave?’ How to Address Past Employment

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Parting can be not-so-sweet sorrow if you explain it wrong in your next interview. This article spells out how to position your resume (and your head) to provide a positive answer to the question: “Why did you leave?”

Spinning Resume Criticism into Revision Gold

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How to make the best use of input from professionals, friends and colleagues. Read the full story here.