Posts Tagged: resume

You Did What? How to Explain Why What You Did is Relevant

In the years since Peace Corps and AmeriCorps, I’ve learned how to explain what I did in ways that are professionally relevant. Now, as someone in management who interviews job candidates, I have new perspective on how to land a job or prove to a hiring manager you are ready to take on new responsibilities.

Resume Whitening

Hiring for cultural fit just hit a new high — or maybe a new low — when a University of Toronto study was released that indicated that 40% of people of color job candidates “whiten” their resumes by using more English sounding names and removing language that identifies them with their subordinate racial group. HereRead… Read more »