STEM Resume Breakdown, Part 3 of 6 – How to Write a Striking Resume Summary

This third post in our 6-part STEM resume breakdown series will cover the most challenging, yet most important element of a resume that gets results. I’m talking about the summary, sometimes referred to as a professional profile or summary of qualifications. If you’ve been following our series, you may recall in your work from part […]

STEM Resume Breakdown, Part 1 of 6 – How to Create an Attractive Resume Header

If you’re working in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field, writing your resume is often more challenging due to the highly technical nature of your role. In this 6-part series, I’m going to break down the central components of a STEM resume: header, branded headline and supporting statement, summary, skills, experience, and education (and […]

Thinking of Hiring a Resume Writer? 18 Questions to Help You Choose the Right One!

Recently, I received a message from someone—let’s call her, Claire—who had her resume updated following a massive layoff at her most recent employer. Nearly nine months later, she’s still searching for her next job after seeing no results (interviews). Naturally, this scenario would discourage anyone. As we continued talking, she revealed the name of the […]

5 Crucial Signals that Tell You It’s Time to Hire a Professional Resume Writer

How do you know if it’s time to make the leap and hire a professional resume writer? This is a question that I’m regularly asked by job seekers worldwide and across all career levels. While everyone’s professional situation and needs are different, I’ve found that the majority of people tend to struggle with at least […]