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About Wendy Schwartz

Wendy Schwartz, CPRW is a certified resume writer, career consultant, and senior IT recruiter. She has extensive expertise within the technology space helping job seekers throughout the United States and is a presenter and contributing writer at Recruiter.com. Wendy is the founder of SearchProDirect.com and ITJobSearchHelp.com.

5 Ways to Improve the Bulleting on Your IT Resume

2018-05-17T10:00:19+00:00

As a certified professional resume writer and career coach (CPRW / CPCC) with deep expertise in IT recruitment, one of the mistakes I frequently see on resumes is over-bulleting. While the human brain is amazing, it cannot crash into a wall at 60 miles per hour (without proper protection, of course). The brain also has a limited attention span, which is why a list of 20+ bullets is a bad move when it comes to resume writing. Having read thousands of resumes and spoken with many recruiters, I have come to believe that the maximum number of consecutive bullets appearing in a row [...]

5 Ways to Improve the Bulleting on Your IT Resume 2018-05-17T10:00:19+00:00

How to Bring the Hottest Experience to the Top of Your Resume

2018-04-26T09:57:18+00:00

How to Bring the Hottest Experience to the Top of Your Resume If you want to do a quick fix to your resume, this article published on Recruiter.com gives some valuable tips and tricks for #resumes that will help you with your #job search. https://www.recruiter.com/i/how-to-bring-the-hottest-experience-to-the-top-of-your-resume/    

How to Bring the Hottest Experience to the Top of Your Resume 2018-04-26T09:57:18+00:00

Better Job Descriptions – Step by Step

2018-04-06T10:19:20+00:00

  Better Job Descriptions - Step by Step If you are a recruiter and want some ideas on how to create a job description that yields better results, this article written by Wendy Schwartz (me) for Recruiter.com provides some great advice.  Even if you are a candidate you may want to read this as well as it points to the importance of looking for the hard requirements before wasting time sending resume into the black hole.  Make sure you have MOST of the must haves when it comes to submitting your resume for open job opportunities you find online. [...]

Better Job Descriptions – Step by Step 2018-04-06T10:19:20+00:00

Resume Gaps: Interview Preparation Ideas

2018-04-04T10:46:29+00:00

Great Ways to Discuss Resume Gaps When Interviewing: In this article, published via The Muse and written by Sjoerd Gehring, there are some great suggestions for addressing resume gaps. https://www.themuse.com/advice/explain-resume-gap-interview-right-way?ref=the-muse-editors-picks-1 Enjoy! --------------------------------------------- Wendy Schwartz, CPRW, is an IT Recruiter, Resume Writer, and Career Consultant with experience working for software firms and consulting organizations throughout the US. Wendy has helped thousands of candidates with IT resumes, job search strategies, and interview preparation. Wendy recently launched ITJobSearchHelp.com to complement her staffing firm SearchProDirect.com.  To reach her for a no obligation price quote on resumes, job search help, and interview preparation, feel free to [...]

Resume Gaps: Interview Preparation Ideas 2018-04-04T10:46:29+00:00

5 Ways to Entice Candidates to Your Job Opportunities

2018-03-27T15:16:33+00:00

5 Ways to Entice Candidates to Your Job Opportunities While this blog post was written for Recruiter.com, I think that job seekers will also benefit from some of the information.  Enjoy. https://www.recruiter.com/i/5-ways-to-entice-candidates-to-your-job-opportunities/

5 Ways to Entice Candidates to Your Job Opportunities 2018-03-27T15:16:33+00:00

IT Recruiting – 8 Creative Strategies that Work by Stephanie Overby

2018-03-28T15:59:33+00:00

IT Recruiting - 8 Creative Strategies that Work by Stephanie Overby The Enterprisers Project is a community of CIOs that discuss the future of business and IT. Author, Stephanie Overby wrote this article and quoted me on page 2 in relation to improving recruitment processes so I wanted to share the link with you as it speaks to the importance of helping candidates enjoy a smoother, more friendly process while seeking a new IT job.  https://enterprisersproject.com/article/2018/2/it-recruiting-8-creative-strategies-work  

IT Recruiting – 8 Creative Strategies that Work by Stephanie Overby 2018-03-28T15:59:33+00:00

Joy and Gratitude for My Resume Writing Success

2018-03-16T15:57:23+00:00

     Wendy Schwartz, CPRW I wanted to write a quick blog because I got an exciting surprise today that has me smiling from ear to ear.  A former recruiting partner of mine came to me about a month ago and the work at his current firm had dried up, mainly because he had done such a good job finding candidates on behalf of numerous startups that he had worked his way out of a job.  He is so good that I like to call him an IT recruiting ROCKSTAR! I had the pleasure of working with him on [...]

Joy and Gratitude for My Resume Writing Success 2018-03-16T15:57:23+00:00