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write a resume
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Think You Know How to Write a Resume? Think Again!

There is A LOT of information available online on how to write a resume. But, have you noticed most of it is the same stuff you’ve already heard a hundred times over? The other day I got an email from someone who purchased my on-demand video course, Resumes That Get

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summer reading
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Summer Reading: How to Find Work You Love and Make More Money

It’s finally summer! Last Friday marked the official first day of summer. I spent this past weekend getting a jump start on my summer reading list. Do you have your summer reading list yet? Reading is fundamental in growing your passions and improving your career. Without it you may never

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resume format
Resume Tips
Lori Bumgarner

How to Know What Resume Format You Should Use

When it comes to writing resumes, choosing the right resume format can be confusing. There are a few different formats to choose from. But format really depends on what your career goals are and what industry you’re in. Below are descriptions of resume formats to help you determine which format

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resume truth
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Write a Resume: Make it About THEM, Not You

Shock is the reaction I usually get when I say what I’m about to say. Your résumé is not about you. Thinking it is, is one of the biggest mistakes you can make on your résumé. Here’s what I mean: A few weeks ago, I was working with two different

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career help
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Know When It’s Time to Get Career Help

My freshman year of college I found myself struggling in my college algebra class. In fact, my entire class was struggling. That’s because our professor always let us out of class 20 minutes early and never assigned us any homework. At first we all thought this was great! What college

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ageism
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Gain a Little Protection From Ageism (Part 1)

While ageism is illegal in hiring processes, it unfortunately still happens to those over 40. Also unfortunately, there’s not a lot a job seeker can do to fight it. My clients who’ve previously experienced age discrimination often say, “If I could just get in the door for an interview I

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side hustle on your resume
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Should You Share Your Side Hustle on Your Resume?

As a career coach I often get the question,  “Should I put my side hustle on my resume?”  This question comes from a variety of clients.  Sometimes it’s from clients who still have plans to turn their side hustle into a full-time gig, but in the meantime need to find

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successful career
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

What You Need to Know to Ensure A Successful Career

As both a career coach and a creative thinker, I’m always brainstorming unique and out-of-the-box ways to help my clients have a successful career. It’s important to be innovative and unconventional when competition for opportunities is fierce. It’s the only way to get the attention from the right audience (those

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resume truth
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Look Out! Here Comes a Truth Bomb About Your Resume

Truth Bomb:  Your Resume is Not About You! Shock is the reaction I usually get when I say what I’m about to say. Your resume is not about you. Thinking it is, is one of the biggest mistakes people make when writing their resume. Here’s what I mean: A few

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passions on your resume
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Should You Share Your Passions on Your Resume?

I’ve critiqued resumes for nearly 20 years, and oftentimes I’ll see an “Interests” section on a resume. One of the most memorable “Interests” sections I saw included “eating peanut butter.” Yes, you read that right. Someone actually put on her resume she likes to eat peanut butter. And she wasn’t

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increase your income
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Increase Your Income With This Simple Task

Increase Your Income The number one way to increase your income is to provide proof of your work accomplishments. By detailing how you’ve impacted your company’s bottom line, you are more likely to increase your income in one of the following ways: Get hired for a higher-paying job at another

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