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Laura Smith-Proulx Strikes Me as a Sharp Resume Expert & Blogger

13 August 2009 Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz One Comment

I found the Executive Resume Expert blog written by Laura Smith-Proulx. She’s a CCMC, CPRW, and CIC. If you don’t know what those are, Google them, but just know it means she knows how to write a resume.

Her entire blog, which goes back to 2006, is dedicated to resume writing advice. She has some very good advice on a variety of esume related topics. Give it a read if you are in need of writing, rethinking or revisiting your resume.

Hope this helps!


Jorge Lazaro Diaz

Jorge Lazaro Diaz is the "Original" Career Jockey who started this blog and now serves as the Managing Editor. You'll find he enjoys focusing on professional and personal development articles and frequently covers motivational and spiritual topics.

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  • Elizabeth Johnston said:

    Resumes only became customary after World War II, as a means for employers to eliminate unqualified candidates among scores of GIs looking for new jobs. Not much has changed. Nowadays, nearly every individual, starting a job search, begins by developing a resume, but decision makers only spend and average of ten seconds scanning them. A resume cannot do the heavy lifting in a job search. Its purpose is strictly to function, in conjunction with a follow-up call, as a marketing tool to initiate a conversation with the decision maker. Your goal should be to present your background and accomplishments in a visually appealing, reverse chronological order, with dates, succinctly and honestly. Stay away from functional resumes, extensive formatting and leaving dates off to hide age.

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