Amanda Augustine Amanda Augustine, CPCC & CPRW

Amanda Augustine is the resident career expert for Talent Inc.'s suite of brands: TopResume, TopInterview, and TopCV. With more than 15 years of experience in the recruiting and career services industry, she is a certified professional career coach (CPCC) and resume writer (CPRW), helping professionals improve their careers and find the right job sooner. Follow Amanda on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for her latest advice.

How to Check if My Resume is ATS-Friendly

5 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Resume

20 Funny and Awkward Zoom Fails: Meetings Gone Wrong

Ask Amanda: How Do I List Temp Jobs on My Resume?

Career Change Tips: How to Make a Shift

Ask Amanda: Is It Alright to Bring Notes to a Job Interview?

Ask Amanda: How Do I List Self-Employment & Freelance Work On My Resume?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Juggle a Job Offer While I Wait for Another?

14 Reasons This is a Perfect Recent College Grad Resume Example

An Emotional Roller-Coaster: The Pandemic's Impact on Job Seekers

How to Find Your Dream Job: 7 Career Path Exercises

Ask Amanda: How Do I Ask My Boss for a Raise?

Ask Amanda: Can You Help Me Get Back Into the Workforce?

Your Holiday Job-Search Guide

10 of the Worst Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid

Resume Quiz: How Prepared Are You for the Job Search?

The Importance of Saying "Thank You" After an Interview

It's OK to Quit (Your Job)

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Job

Ask Amanda: How Do I Add Volunteer Experience to My Resume? (Examples)

Ready to Quit After COVID-19? Use These 3 Strategies to Find a Better Job

How to Negotiate a Post-COVID Work-From-Home Schedule With Your Boss

How Do I List 20 Years of Experience on My Resume?

How to Create & Change a Custom LinkedIn URL in 3 Easy Steps

What Should I Do If I Lost My Job Because of the Coronavirus?

Does Your Resume Pass the 6-Second Test?

Parenting and Working from Home During COVID-19

Ask Amanda: Should I Use Photos and Graphics on My Resume?

How to Research a Company to Find Your Perfect Job Match

Ask Amanda: What Are Technical Skills?

Ask Amanda: What If My Resume Doesn't Sound Authentic?

This Is the Most Essential Trait You Need to Land Any Job

Job-Search Tips for Recent College Grads

How Long Should a Resume Be?

Do I Need an “Achiever” Resume If I'm Looking for “Doer” Work?

Ask Amanda: Do I Really Need a Cover Letter?

7 Signs Your Resume is Making You Look Old

7 Signs Your Resume is Making You Look Old

What Employers Want (And How Your DIY Resume May Be Falling Short)

Ask Amanda: How Should I Format My Contact Information on a Resume?

How to Age-Proof Your Resume

Ask Amanda: Can I Have 2 LinkedIn Profiles?

Ask Amanda: Can You Explain the Different Parts of a Resume?

11 Steps to Writing the Perfect Resume

Ask Amanda: Do Internships Count as Years of Experience?

Ask Amanda: Should I Have Multiple Versions of My Resume?

Should I Reapply for a Job That Was Reposted?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Answer Interview Questions About My Previous Job?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Kick-Start My Job Search?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Mention Relocation in My Cover Letter?

The Importance of Networking in the Job Search

Ask Amanda: How Can I Make My Resume Objective Look Good?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Ask My Network for Help?

The Importance of Networking (and How to Do It Well)

Job Tips for New Grads

How Long Should You Stay at a Job Before Quitting?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Get an Entry-Level Job If They All Require Experience?

Ask Amanda: Do Creative Resume Designs Help You Get the Job?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Grow My Professional Network?

Job Search Advice: How to Beat the Applicant Tracking System

What's an ATS-Friendly Resume? And How to Write One

Ask Amanda: What Should My LinkedIn Profile Photo Look Like?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Bounce Back After Getting Laid Off?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Overcome Ageism in the Job Search?

Common Resume Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

How to Create an Effective Job-Search Plan

Ask Amanda: How Can I Become Better at Public Speaking?

Words and Phrases to Remove From Your Resume Right Away

Ask Amanda: Going from From Part-Time to Full-Time Work?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Make My Resume Beat the Applicant Tracking System?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Brand My Business Cards if I'm Changing Careers?

Ask Amanda: What Do Employers Look for in Director Resumes?

Job Interview Tips for Handling Weather Disruptions

How to Proofread Your Resume

Ramp up Your Job Search Before the New Year With These Daily Tips

Ask Amanda: How Do I Recover From a Bad Performance Review?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Convert a Resume to a CV Format?

5 Ways to Get Your News Headlines in a Hurry

Ask Amanda: How Can I Overcome My Interview Anxiety?

Ask Amanda: How Can I Be More Confident During Interviews?

Ask Amanda: What's the Best Way to List Education on a Resume?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Incorporate Certifications on My Resume?

#OfficeHours: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

Ask Amanda: How Do I Answer Behavioral Interview Questions?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Write a Great Cover Letter?

Ask Amanda: Should You Include References on Your Resume?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Format Multiple Locations for One Employer?

How to Build a Company List of Top Employers for Your Job Search

Ask Amanda: How Do I Discuss Salary When Changing Careers?

How to Successfully Change Careers [Office Hours]

Changing Careers? 7 Details to Include on Your Resume

Why You Should Google Yourself to Monitor Your Online Personal Brand

Ask Amanda: How Do I Find My Dream Job?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Showcase My Soft Skills on a Resume?

Ask Amanda: How Do I Answer "Tell Me About Yourself" in an Interview?

Ask Amanda: How Are a Resume Objective and a Resume Summary Different?

#OfficeHours: How to Get a Stalled Job Search Back on Track

How to Negotiate a Raise at Work Like Amy Schumer

Ask Amanda: How Do I Pass a Behavioral Interview?

5 Signs You Need a Professional Resume Review

What to Do When Your New Job Isn't Your Dream Job

How to Lose a Job in 10 Days

10 Powerful Changes for Your Executive Level Resume

How to Make a Great Resume for a Mid-Level Professional

Career Strategies When You're Between Jobs

6 Ways to Rock Your First Entry-Level Job After Graduation

Go Green, Job Search-Style

5 Signs It's Time to Hire a Professional Resume Writer

Resume Help: Your Resume Questions Answered

What's Your Relationship With Your Job? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Workplace Wanderlust: Why You Should Always Be Looking for a New Job

15 Things You Should Not Include in a Resume

Damage Control for Your Professional Reputation

How to Pump Up Your Summer Job Search

How to Make the Most of Your Next Alumni Networking Event

How to Choose a Resume-Writing Service

How to Get the Most From Your Resume-Writing Service

How to Write a Recent College Graduate Resume [Webinar]

7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

Top Transferable Job Skills Employers Look for in Candidates

The One Thing Successful People Do to Get Ahead

How to Handle Gaps in Your Employment History

How to Change Your Gmail Profile Picture

Avoid the Resume Black Hole With These Tips

5 Habits You Need to Break to Land Your Dream Job

10 Steps to a Better Career: Our Top Advice From 2015

How to Brag on Your Resume Without Sounding Like a Jerk

It's Time to Ditch Your Resume Objective Statement

How to Pass the 6-Second Resume Test

Here's the Right Way to Format Your Resume

What's Your Dream Job? Discover it in 3 Simple Steps

Avoid These Costly Interview Thank-You Note Mistakes

Nightmare Resume Makeovers

We Helped Sleeping Beauty's Maleficent Rewrite Her Resume

We Helped the Wicked Witch of the West Tell Her Career Story

We Helped the Big Bad Wolf Rewrite His Resume

We Helped Harry Potter’s Nemesis Rewrite His Resume

Should I Include Hobbies on My Resume?

Explained: When You Should Put a Photo on Your Resume

Is It OK to Have a Two-Page Resume?

How Many Pages Should Be in a Resume?

Can a Resume Be More Than One Page?

Should You Include References on a Resume?

Should a Resume Only Be One Page?

Explained: Why We Removed Your Charts and Images

Explained: Why We Cut Down Your Resume to 2 Pages

How to Set the Stage for a Successful Job Search

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Sample Job Descriptions to Help You Enhance Your Resume