How to Write a Strong Professional Summary for Your Resume

By Sarah Landrum If you’re a military veteran who is now making the transition into the civilian workforce, there’s a good chance you’ve already experienced a few bumps in the road. Whereas you’re probably used to constant communications and instant Continue reading

Resume Tips for Vets

By Sarah Landrum The most recent jobs report shows a mixed economic picture: Stagnant wages are a troubling hurdle, but employees are returning to work. The numbers for veterans are painted in similar shades of grey: They boast a higher Continue reading

Translate Your Military Skills into Civilian Language in 6 Easy Steps

How do you accurately and honestly portray your military skills and experience into language which civilian hiring managers will understand? This is a difficult hurdle for military job seekers to overcome in their civilian job search. It is the job Continue reading

New Resume Tool Offers More

There’s a new resume tool designed specifically for veterans and transitioning service members that goes beyond what a military-to-civilian skills translator can do. The Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes recently unveiled the Personal Branding Resume Engine to help veterans Continue reading

Distributing Your Resume Online: Part 1 – Preparing Your Resume to Upload

Is your resume formatted for sharing on the Internet? A resume with fancy formatting will not convert well when uploaded to an online resume database. What good is it to share your resume on these sites if the recruiters and Continue reading

Distributing Your Resume Online: Part 2 – Where to Share

One of the easiest, most cost effective ways to distribute your resume is through the Internet. What are the advantages? It’s fast, it reaches employers world-wide, and it’s free. There are resume databases organized specifically to facilitate the transition of Continue reading

Free Resume Writing Resources from Experts!

Resume Writing Academy has free resources available to career coaches and job seekers to assist with resume building. If you are in resume-writing mode, or if you help others to write resumes, check out their free documents and helpful article Continue reading