Category Archives: Resume Writing

The Web-Based Resume: Do You Need One?

Amidst all of the noise about the "most difficult job market in memory," I see a bit of a plum: There's never been a better time to use technology to set your skills and experience apart. Despite a crowded marketplace, … Continue reading

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5 Resume Tips: Lessons Learned from Microsoft’s “My Resume Talks”

As mentioned elsewhere on this site, I've been working as the "Resume Specialist" for Microsoft's My Resume Talks campaign. You can find the official site on Facebook: www.myresumetalks.com A key component of the "My Resume Talks" program was a sweepstakes … Continue reading

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Why I’ve Been Quiet (And Free eBook)

If you're a regular visitor to my website or stop by to read my blog, you've probably noticed that I've been quiet as of late. Please don't mistake this for a sign of my lack of continued interest in Best Fit Forward. I've … Continue reading

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The 30 Minute Online Resume Workout

As you can imagine, it's a busy time to be a career coach and resume writer: given the climate on Wall Street and the ensuing trickle-down in Manhattan, the phone lines are buzzing. In the process I've been reviewing resumes … Continue reading

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Will Resumes Become Obsolete?

Forget Palin versus Biden or Obama versus McCain, over at Career Hub, there's a raging debate over the future of the resume. This is an ongoing question for discussion among career professionals: are online sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook … Continue reading

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Why Spelling Remains in Style

Back in April, the Brazen Careerist (aka Penelope Trunk) made the assertion that writing without typos is totally outdated. I've been thinking about the post ever since, particularly given that we are living in a shorthand, emoticon-filled world and I … Continue reading

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