Friday, October 20, 2017

Dear Sam: I am submitting my resume for review. I lost my job in 2013 and went back to school to earn my MBA in Marketing. I have not however been able to break into the marketing field. Can you look at my resume and tell me what causes an adverse…

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Dear Sam: I have read several of your columns and was intrigued with your ability to improve a resume. I was recently informed that, after 12 years with my current company, my position would be eliminated in January. Having not updated a resume or…

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Dear Sam: I have read several of your columns and was intrigued with your ability to improve a resume. I was recently informed that, after 12 years with my current company, my position would be eliminated in January. Having not updated a resume or…

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Dear Sam: I find myself needing to write my first resume at age 43. Fortunately, I have always been recruited to new positions by friends or networking contacts, but now, as a mid-career professional, I am at a loss as to where to begin. The only …

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dear Sam: What am I doing wrong? I have applied for more jobs that I ever thought I would. Each time I read the job postings, review the requirements, and ensure I meet those expectations. Why then am I not getting so much as an initial screening …

Dear Sam: My resume is all over the place! After reading your columns, I have tried to delete some unnecessary items that dated me. However, some of the jobs that I deleted really showcased select skills. This was to include some time spent as a c…

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dear Sam: I am trying to land a job in healthcare where I can later earn an internal promotion after completing graduate school and obtaining a license as a professional counselor. Employers aren't calling. What is wrong with my resume? – Erica

Dear Sam: I am a 26-year-old recent graduate who is in dire need of job search help. I received my bachelor’s degree in accounting and have been searching for a new job for a few months. Every position seems to require two-plus years of experience…

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