5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years – Dan Schawbel – Personal Branding – Forbes

What is your “google-ability factor”?  Does it represent the brand you’re trying to build for yourself?  Your online personae tells way more about you than your resume does … and that’s where we’re heading!   –RBGM

5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 years – Dan Schawbel – Personal Branding – Forbes.

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The Best Cover Letter I Ever Received – David Silverman – Harvard Business Review

As a hiring manager, I have to agree with this perspective.  Cover letters often do nothing to a resume and turn the reviewer “off” before the assessment even begins.  –RBGM

The Best Cover Letter I Ever Received – David Silverman – Harvard Business Review

Globe and Mail: How good references can make all the difference

Great article.  Do we leverage our references as well as we should.  I probably don’t.  I had a few “aha”  moments with some of these suggestions.  –RBGM

Globe and Mail: How good references can make all the difference.

Tips for Humanizing Your Résumé – BusinessWeek

Great article on how to differentiate your resume.  Bottom line, build in plenty of RESULTS!  What did you actually accomplish?  Similar to the IBM annual employee evaluation process (called PBC), you should demonstrate your results in real terms. “In 2009 I drove $100M in new sales opportunities in Canadian whitespace accounts, 20% above plan” vs “Exceeded new sales opportunity quota each quarter”.  –RBGM

Tips for Humanizing Your Résumé – BusinessWeek