What Message Does Your Resume Give?

Your resume is not just a list of work experiences and things you’ve learned over the years. Your resume should tell other things about you as well. Unfortunately, if you are not careful, your resume can provide an inaccurate picture of who you are and keep you from great opportunities. Be sure of the message [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

Is It Time To Leave Your Job?

We have all probably had a job that we hated going to everyday. But how do you know when it’s time to look for something else? Here are 5 signs it may be time to for a change. Your Values Don’t Align – When the company’s culture doesn’t align with your values, it’s definitely time [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

How To Take Desperation Out of Your Job Search

Shockingly, a common theme I see when speaking to many people looking for employment is desperation. It’s not unusual to hear “I don’t really have a preference; I just want a job”. They may have begun their search with an idea of the types of activities they wanted to do on a regular basis, or [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

What Drives You?

Darius Harris MS, CPRW Owner Career SkyRocket LLC| Certified Professional Resume Writer| Career Coach Edit postView stats What Drives You? What drives you is very important to your career. Are you driven to help people? Do you like to teach? Maybe you love to create, or enjoy writing. Defining the source of where your energy [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

Why Helping Clients Is So Personal To Me

I’ve always been a helper by nature, and as a child I was inspired by people who dedicated their lives to helping others.  As I set off into the world I found that I especially loved helping people reach their career goals. I’ve always been driven to follow my passion, however, for years I struggled [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

The Power of An Effective Job Search

I like to think of a job search as a puzzle consisting of many important parts, and you must include each part of the puzzle if you are to land the job of your dreams. The puzzle should include all of the “pieces” shown below on the effective job search graph. The problem that I [...]

By | October 19th, 2015|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

I Don’t Have Any Accomplishments For My Resume: I Just Did My Job.

The hardest part of producing great resumes for clients is pulling out the details about great things they did on their jobs. About 98% of resumes I receive for review are completely task oriented and not focused on highlighting the person’s accomplishments. Highlighting what you do well is very important to not just having a [...]

By | August 13th, 2015|Resume|0 Comments

I get a lot of questions about resumes especially the career summary area. Keeping in line with my non-traditional approach to resume writing, I will discuss how to add a “human voice” to your summary area that does not make you sound like a robot. I didn't come up with this style of resume, I [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|Resume|0 Comments