Résumés & cover letters

Meredith Lavine, Artfulresumes.com: If you have been out in the workforce for over two years in the same field, the Education section should typically fall at the bottom of the résumé. The reason for this is that the résumé is a selling tool. There are…

Meredith Lavine, Artfulresumes.com: This is a very common question. Coming from an arts background is a great asset to any role in the “regular” work world. On a less tangible level, a performer is intuitive about reading a situation and the players, relating to the…

Meredith Lavine, Artfulresumes.com: This question is coming up more and more. The first thing I suggest is removing the years of graduation from the résumé. Many people are also limiting their work experience to 15 years. It is important to show employers that you are…

Meredith Lavine, Artfulresumes.com: We suggest making a skills matrix of sorts. This is a technique I use on most of my clients when eliciting their transferable skill sets. Start by making a chart with the following headings: Skill, description of skill, how it is applied,…