CMRS stands for Certified Master Resume Specialist. Another string to my bow! CMRS is bestowed by the AORCP (Association of Online Resume and Career Professionals). The process includes submitted resume samples to a panel for intensive review of grammar and spelling, content, and formatting; a timed exam, submitted articles and more.
Recently, I've noticed a trend that indicates that a) either people aren't proud of their achievements, or b) they're scared to highlight them because they may be seen as overly boastful or arrogant somehow. Well I'm afraid that point of view is lost on me! Sure, if you didn't create the whole "project" and others had a hand in it, then of course, share the joy by saying
I've just been notified I've passed my CWPP exam and training course. (CWPP stands for Certified Web Portfolio Practitioner). Excellent. Well this will be a good day!
During my years in the resume writing trade, I've noticed a persistent theme in my client's do-it-yourself resumes--and that is, they fail to put themselves in the shoes of the person reading the resume. Remember, if you're writing a resume don't say "What do I want to tell this employer?" ask yourself "If I was the employer, what would I like to see?" There's an
My TORI Awards proudly displayed in my office. Well what a great day! Today I won three TORI Awards (Toast of the Resume Industry) from the peak resume writing body the PRWRA. I'm totally thrilled and honoured! My awards are Best Professional Resume, Best Executive Resume, and Best New Graduate Resume. The awards were announced at the PRWRA's annual conference in Las
Welcome to Top Margin's blog. My name is Gayle Howard and I am the owner of Top Margin Resumes Online--a business that assists job seekers put their "best foot forward" by creating resumes and cover letters that stand out and get noticed. I've been in the resume writing business for more than 15 years now, helping thousands of job seekers get positions they have perhaps