Posts Tagged: resume

Quick Qualification Tips for Federal Jobs

How can you do a quick check of the qualifications for federal jobs? Use keywords in competencies and occupational questionnaire and support in your 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 »