Resumes

  • How ATS Resume Scanning Software Actually Works

    How ATS Resume Scanning Software Actually Works As a Professional Resume Writer, I often receive questions from clients regarding what to expect when uploading their new resume to a company’s website. The concern is understandable because much of the online job application process hinges on your resume being scanned by ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems), such […]

  • How Many Resumes Does an Average Job Posting Receive?

    How Many Resumes Does an Average Job Posting Receive? One of the most common questions I receive from clients relates to how many resumes a “typical” job posting receives. While job postings often receive more than 200 applications, you may be surprised to learn that about only 10% of resumes include a cover letter while […]

  • How to Edit Your Professional Resume Files

    How to Edit Your Professional Resume Files One of the most common questions that I receive is related to editing and manipulating resume files. As a part of resume writing and editing services, you receive a Microsoft Word file and a PDF document of your resume draft after review. If the prospect of converting files […]

  • Do I Need a Federal or Professional Resume?

    Do I Need a Federal or Professional Resume? When working with clients who are applying to positions within the federal government and/or private companies, it’s important to send the most appropriately formatted document to hiring managers. This article provides an overview of federal resumes, professional resumes, as well as advice on when each document is […]

  • Why Sending a PDF Version of Your Resume is Important

    Send your resume as a PDF, not a Microsoft Word Doc 2017 is here and with it comes the annual uptick in hiring as well as New Year’s resolutions. In this blog, we’ll explain why sending an Adobe PDF of your newly-written professional resume can improve your chances of securing an interview. PDF and MS […]

  • My New Resume Looks Great – Now What?

    My New Resume Looks Great – Now What? As Your Job Search Guide, InterviewMeToo wants to ensure that your new resume is an asset to your job search. The following steps serve as an action plan to get your job search moving in the right direction. Step #1: Review Your Resume We cannot stress the […]

  • How Do I Evaluate My New Resume?

    How Do I Evaluate My New Resume? One of the most challenging aspects to operating a resume writing service is presenting a new, polished resume to a client and then receiving a quizzical look. If you’re like the vast majority of our clients, you may be somewhat unsure how to evaluate and judge your new […]

  • 5 Suggestions for a More Productive Resume Interview

    5 Suggestions for a More Productive Resume Interview If you’re interested in having a new resume written or already in the process of working with InterviewMeToo, completing the Resume Interview is one of the most important parts of the resume writing process. When we connect by phone to review your goals, background, and personal qualities, […]

  • Should My Resume Be 1 or 2 Pages?

    Should My Resume Be 1 or 2 Pages? Both the initial discovery of the resume writing process and the resume draft review prove to be times to ask lots of questions. One of the biggest questions I get is, “How long should my resume be?” Honestly, the simplest answer to this question is, “as long […]