How and Why Your Resume Should be for TWO different audiences: Man and Machine

Resume writing advice is everywhere online. There are guides that proudly proclaim how important resume titles are, or how your Times New Roman font is preventing you from finding your next job, to guides that insist you use a professional service to “set yours apart from the rest.” The popular conception is that there’s stack…

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This Is Your Medical Device Resume… On Steroids

medical device resume

Being in the recruiting business for as long as we have, we’ve been asked one particular question hundreds of times: How do you really get past the HR Gatekeeper? Finding the perfect medical device resume is like talent scouting for recruiters. There are so many candidates who want to make it! So many that we…

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Here’s What is Wrong with Your Cover Letter

Cover Letter

We’ve written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life. And so, as we…

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7 Resume Mistakes Candidates Probably Didn’t Realize

Resume Mistakes

If you’ve worked long and hard on your resume only to find that it’s not getting the response you hoped for, it may be because you have made one or more common mistakes. Over my career, I’ve seen tens of thousands of resumes and I’ve seen just about every mistake you can imagine. But some…

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Things You Should Remove From Your Resume Immediately


Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial fit/no fit decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect resume to highlight them. Here are 34 things you should strike…

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Mastering Career Clarity: Principal vs. Principle

Are you the “principal” decision-maker in your career or are you guided by the “principles” of your profession? If you’ve ever found yourself puzzled by whether it’s a Principal Engineer or a Principle Engineer, a Principal Architect or a Principle Architect, or perhaps a Distributor Principal or a Distributor Principle, you’re not alone! In the…

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