Yearly Archives: 2011


Nokers Resume Workshop Alert

If you’re going to be in the Roanoke area in late January, take note, our first workshop of the year will take place on January 25th from 9 until noon. You’ll learn tricks of the trade from a certified professional resume writer, and have me looking over your shoulder as…


Overused Words on a Resume

CNN recently broadcast a list of the most over used words on a resume. I wrote my own list nearly 3 years ago, which includes dull, throwaway phrases  such as, successfully, responsible for, and duties include. Words that all professional resume writers are told to avoid on a resume. The…


The Biggest Problem with Resumes

I think most HR Managers will agree with me when I say that the majority of resumes never get read. They’re bland, boring, and just plain bad. Or worse, they’re stuffed with 5-dollar words and fancy graphics, but still leave the reader wondering what you do. It’s true that resumes…