August 20, 2019

I have been looking around the local market for resume writing recently and have not been impressed. There are quite a few new writers in the Denver metro market, and from the samples I've seen, this new blood isn't a good thing. 

The resumes produced by some of these o...

September 21, 2017

Creating (or updating a resume) takes time. Don’t let that time go to waste by including irrelevant, outdated or inappropriate information. When recruiters and hiring managers see information that doesn’t help them determine your suitability for the position, it wastes...

July 14, 2015

There's no doubt that looking for a new job is hard work. It’s time consuming, stressful and nerve wracking. Unfortunately, if you don’t set yourself up well with your resume from the beginning, you can really sabotage your efforts from there on out. Make sure you have...

March 18, 2015

Have you ever wondered who wrote the first resume? It was Leonardo da Vinci! I've been writing resumes for 16 years and didn't know that until today. Of course, a genius of his caliber would came up with another idea that was before his time! I can't imagine a world wi...

January 27, 2015

You got your professional resume written and now you have an interview. Congratulations! You then prepared for the interview, hopefully using Advance Your Career Resume’s Interview Preparation Guide. Hold on - before you waltz out to that interview - even if you are pr...

November 19, 2014

Other Do's and Don’ts To Consider in a Confidential Job Search


Don’t attend job fairs. One jobseeker reviewed the roster of participating employers at a job fair and didn’t see his company listed. However, as he made the rounds of the booths, his current boss spotted h...

October 28, 2014

(Looking For a Job When You Have a Job)

One of the best times to look for a new job is when you already have a job. Currently-employed jobseekers are perceived to be more desirable by some hiring managers than unemployed jobseekers. Some companies even state in their jo...

July 8, 2014

A question I am asked over and over again as a professional résumé writer is, “Does my résumé have to be one page?” I’m not sure where this idea began, but maybe some poor, overworked Human Resources person had a meltdown one day over the 3 foot high stack of resumes o...

May 1, 2013

(This article was used as source material and quotes for an article written by Doug McPherson for the Denver Post.)

The first step when updating your résumé is to look at your job history. Do you have jobs listed that go back more than 10 years? If you do, you can start...

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