Career Resources: Resumes

How Do You Communicate Who You Really Are on Your Resume? (Video)

How do you go beyond your list of accomplishments to communicate what makes you unique? Be sure to include your hobbies and volunteer experience advises Terri Friel, ABF Career Ally. “I keep thinking about the young man who came to me with his resume and I walked through [it] with him and said, ‘so where […]

From Overlooked Resume to Interview with the CEO

From Overlooked Resume to Interview with the CEO (Video)

This one minute video tells how the ABF Career Alliance and its LifeLaunch! module on Resumes and Cover Letters helped Nathanael get an interview with the CEO of a large running shoe company. He says, “The (ABF) Career Alliance has been incredibly helpful in my transition from looking for a jog to looking for a career. I […]

What Every Resume Needs: Your Story and The Six Parts

What Every Resume Needs PDF by Robin Glenn Jones ABF Career Alliance Coordinator In Module 4 of LifeLaunch!, Resumes and Cover Letters, our resident career expert, Don Asher, identifies important information about how to structure your resume. As Don states, “The purpose of the resume is to get an interview.” In this module Don explains […]

How to Avoid the Resume Black Hole

The number one complaint we hear from job seekers when applying online is that they never get any response to their applications. The resume goes out and nothing ever comes back! It can be very disheartening to take the time and effort to apply for a job and have nothing to show for it–not even […]