The Good, The Bad, The Ugly of Writing Your Resume

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What are the 5 Biggest Resume Writing Boo Boos?

Job Search Expert Laura Gabel has developed a Free Seminar called “Bad News Resume Boo Boos” in conjunction with ARALeadingEdge. She gives the thumbs up and down to creepy and stupid resume approaches. Practical advice to tell you what works and what doesn't.

Concepts like Lov’Em but Leav’Em may surprise you as Ms. Gabel tells you why you should leave your family and friends out of your resume rewrite.

What’s the difference between an Objective and a Summary, should you use them, will they help? It's what you don’t know that could do your resume in! Ms. Gabel will open the door to some big and small mistakes that can prevent your resume from landing on the decision-maker’s desk.

A sample of her “Failure to Engage” is sure to change the way you write your resume:

    Â“Make like a Star Trek Captain. In order to get somewhere you’ve got to ENGAGE! Ever open your snail mailbox at home and groan? Watch what you do. If you’re like most people, you’ll read the first several lines, which takes about 3-5 seconds. You’ll read the top of the letter, the bottom of the letter and then decide whether you want to spend some time on what's in between. Otherwise you'll toss it. Likewise with resume readers. So engage your reader quickly, top and bottom.”

Do you wonder why your resume doesn’t get any action and your job search is stalled? The 5 Biggest Resume Writing Boo Boos Seminar is peppered with practical case studies and valuable secrets regarding resume vocabulary--what’s hot and why. This expert will give you straight talk on lessons you don’t have to learn the hard way.

If you are an executive or professional you need this Free Seminar that’s loaded with “insider information” because competition is stiff and there is plenty of employer resistance in the market.

She reveals details on what causes an HR professional to “delete” your resume fast as well as clever little tidbits on “Polishing or Perishing” your resume for results with the decision maker.

Spend 45 minutes no holds barred with Ms. Gabel as she shares some Bad News Resume Boo Boos, such as: “Dead Give Away...The So-What Test...Ask & Ye Shall Receive…The Daily Grind…Mr. Know It All and Test Marketing.” You'll also be able to email her questions during the seminar as well. There is No Cost for this Seminar.

Leading Edge's Free –Bad News Resume Boo Boos-- Teleseminar is held every Wednesday at 1:00 or 7:00 pm Eastern. It’s a workshop you don’t want to miss. It’s convenient—all you need is a telephone and 45 minutes. For details or to make reservations go to, or call 1-888-280-5291 ext. 16 now.

About Laura Gabel

Laura Gabel, Vice President, Client Relations for Alan Randall Associates, Inc. (ARA), is well known in the Washington, D.C. outplacement community. She has written articles and been interviewed on television about career management issues. With over 10 years’ experience with executive career transformation, her on-target "Market Assessments" has helped clients from an U.S. Ambassador to technology developers for the "Shock and Awe" war room.

Prior to her association with ARA, Laura served in a senior position for a diversified international concern where she managed the marketing, sales, and information systems technology departments. Additionally, Laura has held positions as magazine production director, private college admissions vice president, travel school region marketing manager, and librarian.

Laura received her B.A. and M.L.S. degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She has inspired hundreds of people with her insights and philosophy on "How to position yourself for the next decade."

To inquire about scheduling Ms. Gabel for an interview or an appearance please visit Laura and the executive career coaching team at and

About ARALeadingEdge

ARALeadingEdge is a special service of Alan Randall Associates, Inc. (ARA), a Washington, D.C. metropolitan area based consulting firm specializing in career and business counseling and personal life coaching. ARALeadingEdge assists executive job seekers that are tired of the intense, time consuming manual labor it takes to dig through multiple listing sources. ARALeadingEdge has been created as a one-place job search tool that will scour and list tons of positions in just a few seconds for the job seeker who’s in a hurry. Free job search resources are made available. Leading Edge is a Leading Source for job search and cutting edge job search seminars. Visitors can register for a free 30-day membership by visiting


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