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The job market is competitive. Many jobs get hundreds of applications and you need to be one of the best of candidates just to get an interview. To have success, you need a winning resume. The first thing that you need to remember is that you should

Proofreading Software: Whitesmoke

As I continue to proofread my third book, Whitesmoke has again proved to be an invaluable resource.  I used Whitesmoke extensively for my second book, Resume Writing for Manufacturing Careers, and knew it would help greatly again.  I’m using the 2010 version of Whitesmoke.  The newer version

Proofreading Software: Grammarly

I have been working on my third book.  I’m at the stage where I need to proofread over and over again.  As I did with my last book, I’m turning to automated grammar checkers to help with the process.  They can’t replace a proofreader, but they can

Resume Keyword Lists

The webinar I presented on Wednesday went great. I reviewed the results of the resume benchmarking study I did for APICS, and then took questions. This was the first time I did a live resume assessment.  During the Q&A, I asked attendees to send their resumes so

Resume Benchmarking Webinar – APICS

I am presenting a webinar on July 13th (2PM EDT) with the results of the Resume Benchmarking Survey I conducted for APICS.  The survey looked at nearly 400 resumes of operations management professionals.  These mainly came from supply chain managers, production managers, production planners/schedulers and logistics managers,

Resume Book on Amazon

My book, Resume Writing for Manufacturing Careers, is on Amazon.  We had a few problems with the initial setup of the book, but the publisher did a great job getting everything fixed.  You can now buy the book on Amazon: Resume Writing for Manufacturing Careers This book