Clive Valens was an interior design client who came to us a couple of years ago. Despite strong experience, he wasn’t getting as many interviews as he would have expected and he felt his resume was the problem. Having taken a look, we agreed.
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A well written resume summary is vital. Recruiters are busy and make very quick decisions on each resume they see, and the content in the top third of your resume makes all the difference. Here’s a short tutorial on how to write a powerful summary – one that will grab attention, get you noticed and […]
I often tell people that resume writing is an art, not a science. This means that there are often questions with no definite answers and ‘should I include hobbies on my resume?’ is one of them. The truth is that including hobbies on your resume will almost never hurt you, and sometimes may help you. […]
If you’re worried about gaps in your resume, you’re not alone. This is one of the most common concerns expressed by new clients of Blue Sky Resumes, and a common topic of conversation on web forums and social media sites. The good news is that resume gaps are not as big a concern as they […]
This post is part of an ongoing series of resume samples documenting the makeovers we gave our clients. Each resume was created by the Blue Sky Resumes team but the details have been changed to protect confidentiality. We hope the resume samples and our strategy explanations will inspire you to makeover your own resume. Julie […]
This post is part of an ongoing series documenting resume makeovers. Each resume was created by the Blue Sky Resumes team for one of our clients, although the details have been changed to protect confidentiality. We hope the resumes, and our strategy explanations will inspire you to makeover your own resume. The Original Resume Susan has […]
So you’ve read lots of resume advice, and you know that your resume needs strong, results-focused bullet points. But try as you might, you don’t really know how to write those bullet points. I sympathize – it’s very hard to write about yourself in this way. Most of us have been taught to be humble […]
Are you struggling to put together an effective resume, even though you regularly create great ads, social media campaigns, and branding messages? If so, you’re not alone. Most marketers have a hard time selling themselves. But the truth is that without a killer resume, you’re losing out on great opportunities. Recruiters are passing you over […]