When teaching resume classes, I like to say that you should treat your resume like a valuable piece of real estate. But here’s the thing: it’s also a very tiny piece of real estate measuring at a mere 93.5 square inches! That’s assuming it’s a one-page resume, which we require at Alliance. So given this valuable real estate, you […]
Resume Tip: Quantify – but within reason
Most people have heard that it is important to quantify things on your resume. Numbers don’t lie. Well actually they can, but that’s another story. But the point is that quantifying a responsibility or result can help the hiring manager better understand the scale of your achievement. The corporate world is very numbers- and result-driven. […]
Why is it so difficult for veterans to find a great career on their own?
Are you a military veteran seeking employment in the corporate sector? Here is a snippet from a veteran’s LinkedIn post that you might relate to: I applied to over 200 jobs and dealt with no fewer than 5 recruiters. Most of these yielded lackluster results. Of my 200+ job apps, I got only 4 phone […]