Resume Sabotage? Top 5 Fails & Their Fixes

May 7, 2024   |   Season: 3 Episode: 2   |   Transcript

Emily Christakis, NCRW

Connecting people to work they love has been the hallmark of Emily’s career in human resources. She brings 15 years of experience spearheading organizational and talent development initiatives in global organizations spanning the mobile solutions, financial services and non-profit sectors. (UBS, Nokia, and Girl Scouts of the USA) Shortly after the birth of her daughter in 2018, she took the plunge and launched her own career coaching practice. Her clients range from early career professionals to executives, including contracting with Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies. She is a Nationally Certified Résumé Writer, one of fewer than <70 people to hold this distinction from the nation’s only non-profit dedicated to increasing the visibility of the industry, encouraging ethical practices, and raising industry standards. She is a LinkedIn Top Job Search Strategies Voice and “Ask the Experts” contributor for the National Resume Writers’ Association. Emily holds an MS in Counseling from Fordham University and a BS in Business Administration from St. John’s University. Her graduate work focused on career counseling theory and putting it into practice, including interpreting career and personality assessments.

Show Notes

Does it feel like you’re sending your resume into a black hole?

Learn the resume secrets that get you noticed!

This episode of Asking for Good is packed with tips from nationally certified resume writer, Emily Christakis. She reveals the FIVE AND A HALF biggest resume mistakes that sabotage your chances of landing the interview and teaches you how to craft a resume that passes initial screening and is an irresistible magnet for hiring managers.

Listen in to learn this and more:

–The secret layout trick that makes your resume visually appealing and easy to read (recruiters only spend SECONDS scanning resumes!)
–How to ditch outdated email addresses and phrases that scream “old-fashioned” (and potentially bias recruiters against you!)
–The way to use AI tools to your advantage without your resume sounding like a robot wrote it.
–Why a “one-size-fits-all” resume won’t work and how to target your resume for the specific job you want.

The bonus tip that is essential for resumes in the not-for-profit world.

Stop getting passed over! Tune in to finally write a resume that gets you interviews!

Resources Referenced:

The Ladders Eye-Tracking Study

Should You Use Chat GPT to Write Your Resume?

Da Vinci’s Resume (the first in recorded history)

A Powerful Resume Lesson From History

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