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How Can You Demonstrate Leadership In A Resume?

Oct 15 2010 in leadership, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

How can you demonstrate leadership in a resume? You can’t. Leadership is a skill that you can only demonstrate in person. So why do professional and managerial career changers take up valuable resume space trying to convince their reader that they are leaders? I find that many managerial candidates want to define themselves as leaders, […]

Do You Recognize These Early Warning Signs Of An Egocentric Resume? Best of reCareered

Jun 25 2010 in reCareered Blog by Phil Rosenberg

Do you have an egocentric resume? What’s an egocentric resume, you ask? Based on Wikipedia’s definition, an egocentric resume is a resume you’ve written for yourself as the audience. It makes you feel good. It should – you’ve written an autobiography, talking about things that are most important to you, that you’re proudest of and […]

Job Seekers – Tell your readers WIFT (What’s In it For Them)

Mar 17 2010 in reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Does your resume tell your audience WIFM (What’s In it For ME – the candidate), or does your resume describe WIFT (What’s In it For Them – the hiring company)? Unfortunately, most of the resumes I see now, and have seen through out my career are the WIFM variety and fail to capture the hiring […]

Employer Value Statements Make Your Resume Sizzle

Mar 9 2010 in reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Do you want to be perceived as the perfect candidate for the job? Who wouldn’t, right? When I talk to hiring managers, I often ask if they have ever seen the resume of a perfect candidate – one who was born to do the job. The typical answer is not often … but yes. The […]

Do You Recognize These Early Warning Signs Of An Egocentric Resume?

May 19 2008 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

Do you have an Egocentric Resume? What’s an Egocentric resume, you ask? Egocentrism – defined by Wikipedia as a) the incomplete differentiation of the self and the world, including other people and b) the tendency to perceive, understand and interpret the world in terms of the self. The term derives from the Greek ego, meaning […]

How in the world can you demonstrate leadership in a resume?

Mar 3 2008 in Featured, reCareered Blog, Resumes by Phil Rosenberg

You can’t. Leadership is a skill that you can only demonstrate in person. So why do professional and managerial career changers take up valuable resume space trying to convince their reader that they are leaders? I find that managerial career changers want to define themselves as leaders. Not for their audience, the hiring manager, but […]

Your Resume’s Audience – Cheers or Silence?

Feb 13 2008 in Uncategorized by Phil Rosenberg

What does the content of your resume say about you? Is it an Autobiography, or a solution to your readers’ problems? IF your resume gets seen by human eyes (remember, 97% get pre-screened by a database search), you have an average 15 seconds to capture the reader’s attention. That’s the average time spent reviewing a […]

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