Navigation Links
Facelift for Resumes Offers Hope for Job Seekers, says Resume Writing Service
Date:7/1/2008

Professional Pixie Dust from Resume Writing Service Can Help You Land a Job

San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) July 1, 2008 -- When age is a problem in the job search, don't hesitate to use the Delete key on your professional resume or bio. Experience should be an asset, but in our youth-obsessed culture it can also be a handicap in the job hunt, says a leading professional resume writing services and outplacement services provider.

It's an unfortunate truth. Too much experience spells trouble for the job candidate, says Paul Freiberger, President of Shimmering Resumes, a global professional outplacement services firm.

"Each day clients tell me they worry about competing with less experienced but younger candidates," said Freiberger. "When offering resume help I have to level with them. Their perception is reality. There is a bias in favor of youth."

An accomplished resume writer can help, he adds, but only if the job candidate accepts the need to discreetly cloak some of the past.

"Companies see benefits in hiring young. Salary expectations for recent grads are more modest than seasoned candidates. Health considerations play a role too."

Shimmering Resumes' independent research underscores the pay discrepancy between twenty-year-olds and more experienced professionals. And a recent survey of salaries by Logistics Today supports this analysis and shows that the median annual pay for professionals between 50 to 60 is $86,000 compared with less than $50,000 for those under 30.

"No wonder companies like hiring young," says Freiberger. "As for job expertise, many companies believe they can train the younger candidate more readily to do things their way."

Resume help from a firm offering professional resume writing services is like facelift. "I'm not a plastic surgeon," he says, "but I've found that certain techniques can help you appear younger on your resume." Among them:

  • Don't rest on your laurels. Highlight recent accomplishments on your resume, above all. Just because you have experience doesn't mean a hiring manager will believe you are keeping your skills current.
  • Omit jobs that you had early in your career and highlight positions in the last 10 to 12 years.
  • Mention any recent training that showcases a commitment to keeping up with trends in your field.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm during interviews. (There are many other interview tips, but this is the essential one.)

That's just the start when it comes to having a resume writing service provide resume help for the experienced professional. "It's partly a state of mind," says Freiberger. "Thinking young and maintaining good morale will help. When I counsel professionals for job interviews, they begin to get the idea once I've sprinkled a bit of pixie dust on their resume. It doesn't make them fly, but it often helps them land a job. There's nothing 'too old' about that."

About Shimmering Resumes
Shimmering Resumes is a nationwide resume writing service and career counseling business, a member of Career Masters Institute, with its website at www.ShimmeringResumes.com. "All resumes are written by a certified, award-winning, professional resume writer."

Paul Freiberger is available to comment on this press release and other topics.

Contact:
Paul Freiberger
President, Shimmering Resumes
(650) 464-0085

###


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. InSightec Resumes Clinical Trials for Non-Invasive Treatment of Brain Tumors
2. New 200 mg Vial for Eloxatin(R) (Oxaliplatin Injection) Offers Greater Convenience and Efficiency of Preparation
3. Radio wave cooling offers new twist on laser cooling
4. Mylan Announces Pricing of Tender Offers for its 5.750% Senior Notes Due 2010 and 6.375% Senior Notes Due 2015
5. Deloitte Leadership Offers Crucial Convergence Considerations for Life Sciences Companies
6. Microtest Offers Free White Paper: Virus Testing for Biological Products: Partnering With a Contract Lab
7. HollisterStier Offers Comfort With New ComforTen(TM) Multiple Skin Testing Device
8. Millennium Research Group Offers New Marketrack Service that Tracks European Dental Implant Market
9. Center for Molecular Medicine Offers Xceed Ziplex(TM) Services to Research Community
10. New Online Help Desk Offers Safe Lifting Assistance to Healthcare Facilities
11. Woodbridge Offers the Broadest Range of BioFoam(TM) Green Polyurethane Automotive Interior Applications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... ... Dr. Bob Harman, founder and CEO of VetStem Biopharma, Inc. ... event entitled “Stem Cells and Their Regenerative Powers,” was held on August 31st, ... was joined by two human doctors: Peter B. Hanson, M.D., Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... SANTA CRUZ, Calif. , Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... SBIR grant from the NIH to develop RealSeq®-SC (Single ... preparation kit for profiling small RNAs (including microRNAs) from ... Cell Analysis Program highlights the need to accelerate development ... "New techniques for ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... PA (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... year’s recipients of 13 prestigious awards honoring scientists who have ... presented in a scheduled symposium during Pittcon 2018, the world’s leading conference and ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... ... The award-winning American Farmer television series will feature 3 Bar Biologics in an ... on RFD-TV. , With global population estimates nearing ten billion people by 2050, ... a growing nation. At the same time, many of our valuable resources are becoming ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/17/2017)... Florida , April 17, 2017 NXT-ID, ... technology company, announces the filing of its 2016 Annual Report on ... and Exchange Commission. ... on Form 10-K is available in the Investor Relations section of ... as on the SEC,s website at http://www.sec.gov . ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... 2017 No two people are believed ... New York University Tandon School of Engineering and ... that partial similarities between prints are common enough ... phones and other electronic devices can be more ... lies in the fact that fingerprint-based authentication systems ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... KEY FINDINGS The global market for stem ... 25.76% during the forecast period of 2017-2025. The rise ... growth of the stem cell market. Download ... The global stem cell market is segmented on the ... cell market of the product is segmented into adult ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):