The question “why should I select you over any of the others?” rises from the candidate’s boss and hiring executive wants to be confident the selected candidate will let him/her “sleep better at night”
A major source of stress for many people creating their resumes is figuring out what “keywords” are important and in general what information to include. It turns out that this is not nearly as difficult as it may seem.
Accomplishments on professional resumes are how you engage the reader with your potential to add value to an organization. In fact, the entire field of Behavioral Interviewing is based on the belief that past performance is an excellent way to determine the future performance of a candidate for a job. Guiding Principle: To be an […]
I was recently part of a discussion on LinkedIn where a participant specifically asked, “What do you think about submitting multiple resumes, e.g. MS Word, .txt?” My essence of my response is below. Guiding Principle: Focus on the audience So many resume writers forget that there is a “customer” on the other side of a […]
Here is a guide to structuring a position description and an accomplishments section on a professional resume. The position description is essential in creating the context in which the accomplishments can be understood and evaluated and hopefully impress the reader of the resume. Structuring the Position Description for a Professional Resume The position description is […]
Over the decade or so that I have worked with clients on creating professional resumes and executive career documents, the presentation of accomplishments is almost always in need of a major overhaul. What are the most common problems – what’s wrong?
It’s hard to believe that Yellow Brick Path and its team of consultants and coaches have been serving clients for a decade in defining their career paths, presenting themselves professionally, gaining visibility, and finding their next jobs. During that time, the focus of the company has evolved, the job search and recruiting marketplace has changed […]
What to include on your resume – an easy solution Clients often expect that I am going to know exactly what should be included on their resumes to have the most appeal to recruiters and hiring organizations. The truth is that no one can know that – but there is hope. What clients should expect […]
Recently, I got a call from a small business owner on the best way to showcase his business on LinkedIn, essentially creating a resume for his business. The caller was a co-owner of a firm that had been in business for four years. Prior to that, both owners had respectable careers with two industry leading […]
Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Women on Corporate Boards Patricia “Trish” Oelrich interviewed by Paula Asinof, Principal and Founder of Yellow Brick Path Career Management Coaching and Consulting Consultant – Social Media & Organizational Systems Formerly, VP, Global IT Risk Management, GlaxoSmithKline Board Experience Audit Committee Chair, Nominating/Governance Committee Member Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POM) Federal Home Loan […]