Author Archive | Amy Schofield

Frequently Asked Job Offer Questions

What do I do if I accepted a job with Company A, but Company B offered me a job after I started my new position?  If you have already started working at Company A, this puts you in an uncomfortable position. Your current employer has invested time and money in the hiring process and has […]

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Top Resume Tips: Overall Formatting of Your Resume

Research shows that hiring managers typically spend less than one minute skimming over a resume and many companies are utilizing computerized applicant tracking systems these days to scan resumes before they even make it to a set of human eyes. Does your resume highlight your skills and accomplishments, demonstrate if you are a good fit […]

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Top Resume Tips: Accomplishment Statements

Research shows that hiring managers typically spend less than one minute skimming over a resume and many companies are utilizing computerized applicant tracking systems these days to scan resumes before they even make it to a set of human eyes. Does your resume highlight your skills and accomplishments, demonstrate if you are a good fit […]

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Top Resume Tips: Professional Summaries

Professional Summaries: Research shows that hiring managers typically spend less than one minute skimming over a resume and many companies are utilizing computerized applicant tracking systems these days to scan resumes before they even make it to a set of human eyes. Does your resume highlight your skills and accomplishments, demonstrate if you are a […]

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Why You Need a Resume

Why You Need a Resume:  The most obvious reason why you might need a resume is when you’re looking for a job. But there are many other reasons why you might want to put together a resume now, even if you’re not actively seeking new employment: You may need a resume if your employment situation […]

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Working with Recruiters

At some point in your job search, you may consider working with a recruiter. It can be helpful to understand more about this industry and how recruiters operate. Recruiters are also referred to as search firms, placement agencies, executive recruiters, or headhunters. Companies use recruiters to help identify a select number of candidates for a […]

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