Tag Archives: Alesia Benedict

Excessively Effusive?

This Week’s Advice: “Are you overdoing it with adjectives and modifiers in your resume? A resume with too many adjectives, especially entire strings of them, is worse than a resume with little or no description. Double check that you have no more than two adjectives together in a sentence and be sure to remove sentences […]

Turn Off Your Spam Filters When Job Hunting

This Week’s Advice: “Sick of spam? Everyone is, but using an email program that has an actionable, automated spam authenticator can drastically reduce your changes of receiving ‘good email’ as well. Why? Because those authenticators require the sender to take some time to identify themselves, and busy recruiters and hiring executives are not going to […]

Don’t List Everything

Quote: “Don’t hurry, don’t worry. You’re only here for a short visit. So be sure to stop and smell the flowers.” – Walter C. Hagen Tip: “You don’t need to list everything! The date of a degree or work history that is older than 15 years can date you and put you in danger of […]