If you’ve read my other columns on resumes (you really should!) you’ll know I’m a big fan of the combination resume for workers like us who move in and out of jobs due to our mobile lifestyle. You can read more about the different types of resumes and the benefits of a combination resume … More Resume layouts to suit your circumstances
I’ve written previously about addressing gaps in your resume. This month I want to discuss it in a little more detail. This follows a discussion in an expat social media group where understandably it’s a topic of concern to many. Here are some things to keep in mind if you have gaps in your resume … More Mind the Gap! Addressing gaps in employment in your resume
Do you know that the primary aim of the resume is not to get you a job but get you an interview? Is your resume doing its job? When was the last time you updated your resume? Are you tailoring it for every job you apply for? What does your current resume tell a potential employer about … More Resume Writing Services Coming Soon!
For many mobile families in the Southern Hemisphere the boxes are being unloaded from trucks around the country and the globe as the peak posting cycle comes to a close. With it comes the time for many of us get serious about finding employment in our new location. One of the key tools we have in … More Resume types and the benefits of a combination resume
I spend the majority of my time assisting people with their resumes for job applications. My main advice is to always target (or tailor) your resume to the job you’re applying for. No doubt you’ve heard and seen this written by many people in the career coaching and recruiting business but what does it mean exactly? Essentially … More Targeting/Tailoring your Resume
Okay, let’s hit the bane of the accompanying partner or traveler’s resume existence- gaps in your resume. First off though I’m going to rephrase this. You do not have gaps in your resume; you have gaps in your employment history. Unless you’ve been living in a cave my guess is you’ve developed skills and experience … More Gaps in your resume