I’ve been told to refine my elevator pitch. What should it include and how will I use it in my job search?

I’ve been told to refine my elevator pitch. What should it include and how will I use it in my job search?

QUESTION: I’ve been told to refine my elevator pitch. What should it include and how will I use it in my job search? v Mary Jo King, Alliance Résumé & Writing Service The elevator pitch is for networking, used in response to questions like, “What do you...
As a transgender person, how much LGBTQ community involvement and volunteer work is appropriate for a resume and LI profile? Should I disclose in the cover letter?

As a transgender person, how much LGBTQ community involvement and volunteer work is appropriate for a resume and LI profile? Should I disclose in the cover letter?

QUESTION: As a transgender person, how much LGBTQ community involvement and volunteer work is appropriate for a resume and LI profile? Should I disclose in the cover letter? v Mary Jo King, Alliance Résumé & Writing Service If your job target lies within the...
I have worked as many as three jobs at once over the years, some overlap. Should I list them all on my resume? Will overlap mess up the ATS system?

I have worked as many as three jobs at once over the years, some overlap. Should I list them all on my resume? Will overlap mess up the ATS system?

QUESTION: I have worked as many as three jobs at once over the years, some overlap. Should I list them all on my resume? Will overlap mess up the ATS system? v Edward Lawrence, Getstarted LLC Overlaps will not confuse ATS. Include the jobs that you feel will...
I’ve been using technology for many years. Should I list the older (outdated) programs on my resume or just those currently being used universally?

I’ve been using technology for many years. Should I list the older (outdated) programs on my resume or just those currently being used universally?

QUESTION: I’ve been using technology for many years. Should I list the older (outdated) programs on my resume or just those currently being used universally? v Kate Williamson, Scientech Resumes Old technologies don’t do anyone any favors when no longer used....
I just read that resumes should be submitted with 1–4 days of posting and between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Is this good advice?

I just read that resumes should be submitted with 1–4 days of posting and between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Is this good advice?

QUESTION: I just read that resumes should be submitted with 1–4 days of posting and between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Is this good advice? v Nancy Grant, Regional Career & Employment Services For most employers, review of resumes and selection of candidates to interview...