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Recruiters Dump Resumes with These Stupid Mistakes

Are you applying to many jobs with your resume and feeling an eerie silence? Is it almost like you are throwing your resume into a black hole? Well, that may be exactly what you are doing if your resume reflects these often seen, but not spoken, resume mistakes.

Recruiters have to open hundreds of resumes a day from multiple sources like LinkedIn,…


Added by Linda Hertz on February 8, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

8 Resume Blemishes, Does Yours Have One?

“Mirror mirror on the wall….who has the fairest Resume of them…


Added by Linda Hertz on August 1, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Learn How to Bridge Your Resume to Clean Up Job Gaps or Too Many Job Hops!

A concept I teach to my career consults is how to "clean up" a career that has:

  • Experienced too many job hops (either self-inflicted or those due to job eliminations or even downsizing's).
  • 6 months of current unemployment.
  • Repeated job gaps throughout the resume.

I call the technique
"Bridging Your Resume", in…


Added by Linda Hertz on May 15, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Getting Your Resume Noticed; Use The Linkedin Trickle Down Technique!

I often do get this question and I decided to make it a short Blog.  This question came in today from one of our Members:


I hope you are well.  I am reviewing a posting for (company name omitted) on Med Reps,  in house recruiter (Recruiter Name omitted).…


Added by Linda Hertz on February 21, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Job Boards Worthless? List of 10 Resume Dings Makes It So

I recently saw a Linkedin Discussion on whether was worth using as a Job Seeker.  You can find this long running topic as a discussion on the dicey Cafe Pharma too if you would like the four lettered word version!  Both discussion forums are littered with upset reps who did not get any responses after applying to numerous job postings (one person indicated they…


Added by Linda Hertz on July 10, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Quick Way to Throw Your Money Away; Hire a Resume Writer WITHOUT asking “THE QUESTION”

As a former Medical Sales Hiring Manager and Medical Sales Recruiter I have seen thousands and thousands of resumes for our industry (more years than I care to admit); I know when I see a professional, well written resume suited to our industry. On the flip side, I also know immediately when a resume has been written by a so called professional resume writer who is unqualified in our industry. I am excluding…


Added by Linda Hertz on December 14, 2010 at 12:30am — 7 Comments

Is Your Resume Getting You Action? 7 Tests to Improve Your Call Backs!

I often hear, “I wrote a great resume, but I get few responses to it”, or worse, “I paid a huge chunk of money for someone else to write my resume and I still am not getting any action”. When I ask to have the “non-responsive” resume sent to me for review and I find there are no inherent career problems with it (excessive job hopping every year or applying to jobs that are not related to work experience), often the problem rests with the resume formatting and…


Added by Linda Hertz on June 13, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Building a Medical Sales Resume that will be Found!

A Resume today needs to be built in a “web data base” friendly way so it can be found by recruiters or Human Resources when sorting through those massive resume data bases! I continually sort through resume coaching books and Google around trying to find a good reference for our Job Seekers to go to as they build their resumes.

Well, I never found one, so I decided to make it my topic on this posting. If someone out there has a good source for what I am about to say,…


Added by Linda Hertz on March 3, 2008 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

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