All posts by: Frank Grossman

About Frank Grossman

Frank Grossman has extensive experience as a career advisor, resume writer, and workforce development specialist in New York City and Philadelphia. He has helped thousands of candidates create resumes that make them shine. You may contact Frank at Frank@resumesthatshine.com or view his Website at www.resumesthatshine.com for additional information.

Many employment specialists favor using a traditional cover letter during your job search. A cover letter is a business letter that accompanies your résumé, much like the business letter that traditionally accompanies many business documents. A business letter helps ensure that documents enclosed with it go to the correct person, and that the desired person […]

Years ago, almost every résumé I saw had the words “references available upon request” at the bottom, but few professional résumé writers include this phrase today. Nonetheless, I receive many questions about references from clients. Professional references are essential even if we say nothing about them on our résumés. Virtually every job application I’ve seen […]

Soon, most employers and employees will not know of a time when computers were not ubiquitous at work. The “Computer Skills” section of the résumé may be obsolete when that time comes. Computer literacy, like language literacy—reading and writing—will be assumed even if this is not stated on the résumé. For the time being, though, […]

  Recently, an organization I was assisting sent me a file of résumés to look at. I looked at them and at first glance did not think the job candidates had much potential, but I was wrong. The reason I was unimpressed, I realized, was because the résumés all had weak objective statements, so, it […]

Most of us are going to put our contact information at the top of our résumé without giving the information much thought. We know our name, address, phone number, and email address, so there isn’t much to think about. Unfortunately, some of us unwittingly include or exclude information that may put us at a disadvantage. […]

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