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Brazen Careerist’s Compelling Argument for Hiring a Professional Resume Writer

It’s often hard to justify spending money on a resume writing when you’re already out of work. Isn’t money supposed to be flowing the other way?

The Brazen Careerist makes a compelling argument for hiring a pro, using the analogy of a haircut to drive her point home. Continue reading this entry »

15 April 2009 | Resumes | Comments Off on Brazen Careerist’s Compelling Argument for Hiring a Professional Resume Writer

Cliff Flamer, Owner of BrightSide Resumes, Named “World’s Best Resume Writer” After Winning Contest

Press Release: Cliff Flamer, seasoned résumé writer and owner of BrightSide Résumés, wins #1 public vote for crafting the world’s best résumé.

San Francisco, CA — Cliff Flamer, résumé expert and career counselor, was just deemed The World’s Best Résumé Writer” after winning the public vote for the first-ever worldwide résumé-writing contest sponsored by Career Director’s International (CDI).

So what makes his résumés the world’s best? Continue reading this entry »

15 April 2009 | Career Transition, Job Market, Press, Resumes | Comments Off on Cliff Flamer, Owner of BrightSide Resumes, Named “World’s Best Resume Writer” After Winning Contest

Answers To Popular Resume Questions From Recent Grads

Here’s an interview I did for MadGrad blogger and recent graduate, Ashley Mittman, asking me some popular resume questions on behalf of her fellow Millenials. Continue reading this entry »

15 April 2009 | Resumes | Comments Off on Answers To Popular Resume Questions From Recent Grads

Mature Workers And The Fountain of Youth

As a seasoned professional, you have much to offer but remember to make room for new experiences as well.

An effective résumé for will balance your strengths (i.e. what you can teach) with your areas for growth (i.e. what you can learn). In regards to the latter, I’m certainly not suggesting you claim ignorance. Rather, consider showing a recently developed interest in a new industry or field.

This is best done by illustrating how you’ve already Continue reading this entry »

7 April 2009 | Career Transition, Mature Workers, Resumes | Comments Off on Mature Workers And The Fountain of Youth