Entries by Janet Korpi

9 Resume Mistakes that Recruiters Hate!

Resume Ideas and Guidelines

Resume GuidelinesIt is not about if you are smart or have great experience, it will not matter if you cannot tell your story. If you are just entering the job market, or you are frustrated where you are, you need to create a resume that tells your tale. So, how do you go about creating a resume that will land you an interview?

Golden Rule: Include ‘white space’ within your resume. You do not need full sentences, as in an email; take out avoidable words within sentences. And, you can have more than one page.

The Real Truth About References

You’re almost to the finish line, now for the references. The final stages of your job search and you’re close to an offer. You’ve created a strong resume, you love the company, and all your interviews went well. Now they’ve asked for references. While the resume and strong interviewing skills got you to this point, […]

Ten Important Lessons I Learned in My Job Searches

For 20 years I’ve been in the job market, either in a job or in a job search, and 15 of those years I’ve been recruiting all levels of professional talent for multiple companies in various cities and countries. Through all of it, I’ve learned some important lessons that I’d like to share. 1. Network […]

Cover Letters? Yes, You Still Need One. Make It Brief and Timely!

Resume Ideas and Guidelines

Resume GuidelinesIt is not about if you are smart or have great experience, it will not matter if you cannot tell your story. If you are just entering the job market, or you are frustrated where you are, you need to create a resume that tells your tale. So, how do you go about creating a resume that will land you an interview?

Golden Rule: Include ‘white space’ within your resume. You do not need full sentences, as in an email; take out avoidable words within sentences. And, you can have more than one page.