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Modernize Your Resume! Tips for the 21st Century

February 21, 2017 Louise Kursmark

When Wendy Enelow and I sat down to write our latest resume book (MODERNIZE YOUR RESUME: Get Noticed ... Get Hired), we identified 6 specific hallmarks of a modern resume. Those hallmarks seemed pretty obvious to us—but then, we spend just about all of our working lives writing, editing, reviewing, and thinking about resumes! If you'd like to keep up with the times, ask yourself if your resume meets these 6 standards. The modern resume is: Clear and concise, written and designed to appeal to today's readers. How we read today is fundamentally different from the way we read a decade or...

Welcome to Emerald Career Publishing!

October 14, 2015 Louise Kursmark

Thanks for visiting! If you're looking for expert resources to help you manage and advance your career, you've come to the right place. We've written resume and career books for more than 20 years ... we know what works and we know how to explain and demonstrate so that you'll understand it too. But we recognize that not everyone enjoys or excels at resume writing and job search! If you'd like to connect with a professional resume writer or career coach to help you with the strategies, tools, and action plans you'll need for a successful job transition, we'd be delighted to hear...