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How To Stand Out In An Interview

How to set yourself apart from everyone else is one of the hardest things to do in an interview. Face it; no matter how great your experience, how extensive your education or how perfect your personality, there will always be a competitor who scores just a tiny bit higher than you do. So what can […]

Career Mapping Tool

Career Mapping Tool Please click the above link to gain access to the PDF of the Career Mapping Tool. If you would prefer I send you an email with this document in a Word or PDF format please contact me at: kerry@simplygreatresumes.com

What Questions Do You Have? The Interview Basics

By Phil Berbig Over the years I have had the opportunity to interview people for a variety of different positions. No matter what I was interviewing for, there was always one thing that could almost instantly shut down the conversation; at the end of my inquiries, I would ask the prospective employee, “What questions do […]

Oh the crazy things job seekers do…

By Phil Berbig Sometimes it’s hard to know if people do unusual things because they don’t know they are doing them or because they actually think it’s okay.  Case in point; the things job seekers sometimes do when they are interviewing for that dream job…or even just that filler job to tide them over till […]

2014 Best Resume Writer

For the second year in a row Simply Great Resumes has been named the Best Resume Writer by Resume Remodeler – an independent reviewer of resume services in the U.S. On January 1, 2014 Resume Remodeler released its list of top resume writers for 2014 including brief descriptions including that of Simply Great Resumes listed […]

2014 New Years Resolutions

As we transition into a new year I always take a few hours to contemplate my previous year. I find it’s easy to fall prey to what I didn’t do and what mistakes I made but I force myself to focus on my successes too. Nothing energizes me more than building my next year’s plan […]

Proudly Volunteering in the Community, Simply Great Resumes Provides Resume Writing Assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Kerry Gustafson, owner of Simply Great Resumes, has partnered with Interfaith Outreach to provide professional employment services for families in the community. Kerry Gustafson, owner and executive resume writer of Simply Great Resumes, a Minneapolis-based professional resume writing company, announced today that she will be working closely with Interfaith Outreach and Community […]

2013 Job Searching Blues

It’s dark outside, and if you’re in my neck of the woods, it’s below freezing too, traffic will be a bear between the black ice and snow, and worst yet, you’re still hoping to fulfill your 2013 New Year’s Resolution – landing a new job because let’s face it, it’s a challenge to go to […]

What an Expert Resume Writer Can Save You…

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics–the average length of unemployment was 37 weeks in August 2013, the median length came to 16.4 weeks, and 37.9% of the unemployed were out of a job for 27 weeks or more. Shortening your job search by as little as 1 week can literally pay for your resume […]