Category: Resume

Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – Doing It Caveman Style

A friend of mine told me that I should liven up my blog posts. “You are a very funny guy, Tom. You should let some of that come through when you write.” I think that I have now sufficiently bored him to the point that he doesn’t read my posts anymore, but the fact that …

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Prehistoric Job Searching

Considering what we hypothesized about Recruiting Caveman Style, the Paleolithic Era humans looking for a way out of the dangers of hunting and the boredom of farming probably began thinking about the best way to better themselves. Although it may be hard for today’s job seekers to think about doing a job search without the …

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Recruiting Fables – The Three Little Graduates

Once upon a time there were three recent college graduates who were sent out into the world by their parents to seek their fortune. Armed with the best twenty year old advice from their parents and the best instruction of their college career services counselors from about a decade ago, they ventured out into the …

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Reviewing This Week on Make HR Happen – The Resume DNA

Two things came together to make this week happen. First and foremost were the requests from people that ask what they are doing wrong in their job search. I also felt a need to return to a “theme week” and cover one topic more completely by taking a five-day look from different angles. Many job …

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How To Make Your Resume Fit and the Tailor It Swiftly Methods

All of this talk about resumes, how to write them, how to use them, and how to fix them is dangerously close to creating an expectation in the eyes of some job seekers that if you only could just find that right format and style that the Fairy Godjobber will wand you and POOF you …

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