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Why do all resumes look the same?

Why do all resumes look the same?

Article first published in Cynopsis Classified Advantage I believe strongly that a job applicant’s job is to fulfill the wildest dreams of the hirer by presenting themselves in such a way as to lead them to say “Thank goodness you are here  let’s get you…

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Career Q+A: Resumes and cover letters

Career Q+A: Resumes and cover letters

~ ASK THE EXPERTS ~ Questions from our Readers Answered by Michael Pollock Getting attention for an average resume Q: Supposing, and I am, that most applicants are following the general advice given by the Cynopsis crew on resume writing. Profile rather than objective, bullet…

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Career Q+A: resumes and cover letters

Career Q+A: resumes and cover letters

AS PUBLISHED IN CYNOPSIS CLASSIFIED ADVANTAGE ~ ASK THE EXPERTS ~ Questions from our Readers Answered by Michael Pollock   Resumes: profiles, objectives or what? Q: I understand what a job objective is on a resume, but also have read that they are somewhat outdated…

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A filmmaker tells how to write your resume

A filmmaker tells how to write your resume

“There is no story without a listener.”  So says filmmaker, storyteller and MBA David Sauvage.  He told me there are two ways people write the story that is their resume or business plan. “In the first they think: What material do I have and how…

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“..exciting, creative resume..”

“..exciting, creative resume..”

A happy client forwarded me this note she received from a former colleague; she told me it is “a testament to our work together.” “I clicked on (a LinkedIn update) and saw your name with an intriguing quote so I clicked again, and WOW!! Girl,…

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Resume Feedback

Resume Feedback

First published in Cynopsis Classified Advantage I recently received a resume from an apparently extremely capable leader in the digital marketing field. He is an innovator who has launched and built digital departments in several major ad agencies. But I had to work my way…

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Q+A: Resume format and functional resumes

Q+A: Resume format and functional resumes

~ ASK THE EXPERTS ~Questions from our ReadersAnswered by Michael PollockFIRST PUBLISHED IN CYNOPSIS ADVANTAGE Q: Is there “one” format for resumes or does anything work as long as its clear and easy to read? A: Don’t get boxed in by a resume template  you…

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Q+A: Should I leave things off the resume?

Q+A: Should I leave things off the resume?

~ ASK THE EXPERTS ~Questions from our ReadersAnswered by Michael PollockFIRST PUBLISHED IN CYNOPSIS ADVANTAGE Q: The current philosophy in applying for jobs is to tailor your resume to the specific job. This make total sense, however, leaving off positions that don’t directly relate can…

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