Should I include that on my resume?
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Should I include that on my resume?

One of the most frequently-asked questions I get is, should I include X on my resume? Where X equals something with the potential to be controversial or polarizing. The short answer is, it depends. And the long answer is also, it depends. Let’s explore. By the time you receive your Full Grown Adult Card, you…

Hire a pro
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Hire a pro

Last Wednesday morning, I spent some time tidying up around my house. My cleaning service was scheduled to come later that day, and I wanted to be sure they didn’t have to work around piles of clutter, misplaced shoes, coffee-stained mugs, and whatnot. You are probably familiar with the old joke: Typically framed as a…

Career thoughts for Gen-X women
Blog | Generation X | Job Change | Job search advice | Opportunities | Resume writing | Work-life balance

Career thoughts for Gen-X women

I recently worked with a friend and fellow Gen Xer to update her resume. After obtaining a graduate degree and working full-time in a high-profile job for seven years, “Jill” left her full-time job so she could focus on raising her children. But she didn’t stop working. Jill spent 20+ years working part-time in a…