Resume and Cover Letter Articles
Below is a collection of Robin Ryan’s recent and popular articles about how to best use resumes and cover letters for your job search.
Robin is a prolific writer, including #1 bestselling books and a column in Forbes.com covering a wide range of job search and career topics.
For all of her recently posted articles, including those for LinkedIn and job interviews, please go to her Articles page.
Age Discrimination Worries? Resume Changes You Should Make
“I’m over 60 and I worry that I’m not landing a job because of my age,” said Ann, a Senior HR Director who called me
How To Hire A Resume Writer And Not Get Duped
This article was originally published in Forbes.com. Sarah called today because she said her friend’s friend in HR recommended me. She had previously paid $500
What Employers Want To See In Your Resume And Most People Aren’t Doing It
Resume Writing is never easy. You must understand how to craft your resume to quickly grab an employer’s attention in 20 seconds or less. Most
Time To Update Your Resume — Here’s One Secret To Use
Valerie, 59, is a human resources manager, working at a prominent company, who had asked for my help in writing her resume. She said, “I
Resume Quiz To See If Employers Will Respond To Your Resume
Writing a persuasive resume is challenging for most people. Yet, a top-quality resume that effectively sells your skills and accomplishments to an employer is essential
Employers Ignoring Your Resume? 5 Mistakes To Avoid
I recently worked with Dave, an over 50 client who had his resume written by a service, and they made his resume look sharp, eye-catching,
Cover Letters Are Now Essential To Standout to Employers — Here’s an Example
Today’s job market is very competitive, so you need a way to stand out. “The biggest mistake many job hunters are currently making is that
21 Ways to Improve Your Resume
Your resume needs to get through the applicant tracking system and then get selected by the recruiter or HR person doing the initial screening. When