Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Should Everyone Have a Mentor? Others’ Responses: – Hello, I think it’s best that everyone has a mentor. This way it sometimes makes it easier to ask certain things about the work environment. – Having a mentor is an added advantage. It can give you a lot of information before you chose a particular field or
A little resume advice for the new year to all you job seekers… – The contact information at the top should include the client’s name in CAPS, address (always spell out states, even under professional experience), telephone number (include home number and add to the list only if a client requests it), and email address (if you are given choices
Question Proposed on LinkedIn: How Do You Address An Unusual Situation On A Resume? I’ve seen discussions regarding gap fillers for clients who have dealt with a dying parent, took leave for child care, etc., but I have a somewhat different and sensitive matter that I need to address. My client had steady work as an attorney for 9 years.
Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Do you think it is necessary for a candidate’s address to be on a resume? Others’ Responses: – NO…In today’s digital world of recruitment, ‘contact info’ is about a unique identifier for database queries AND getting in touch with the person… neither of which requires an actual address–email, cell# and LinkedIn Profile link is more than
Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Do you have any “rules for resumes?” Others’ Responses: – I’ve found that with just these three commandments, my students can be in the top 10% of resumes: 1. Thou Shalt Know Your Narrative, 2. Thou Shalt Have a Skimmable Resume, 3. Thou Shalt Highlight Accomplishments, Not Duties. – Thanks for the post, Matthew. The first