About Crystal Coon

Crystal is a graduate from the University of Arizona with a degree in journalism and holds a professional resume writing certification (CPRW) from the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches. She has a background in operational management and client services.

Managing the Application Process – What’s a Keyword?

  You may have heard the term "keyword" used during discussions about your resume and some of you might be wondering what they are, where you find them, and why they are important to the resume process. Bottom line, no matter how you will be applying for a position (networking included) you'll need to optimize [...]

By |November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Managing the Application Process – What’s a Keyword?

Just Ask…What SHOULD You Post?

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By |April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Just Ask…What SHOULD You Post?

Keep it Professional on LinkedIn

Let's take a moment to expand on this week's Tip Tuesday. @ResumePlatform Tweeted: #TipTuesday: Keep #LinkedIn professional. Sharing articles not pertaining to business increase the chance you'll be hidden on newsfeeds. In the age of multiple social network and media sites, it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of "liking" and [...]

By |April 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Keep it Professional on LinkedIn

Resume Evolution – THEN vs. NOW

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By |March 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Resume Evolution – THEN vs. NOW

Career Marketing, What’s That?

Here at Resume Platform we don't just write resumes, we provide career marketing. In 2015 a list of your achievements and prior job titles will not be enough to set you above the rest. Our company tag line "Position Yourself for Success" is at the root of every document we produce, because if you're not keeping their attention you're [...]

By |March 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Career Marketing, What’s That?

What to Look for in a Professional Resume Writer

I recently read an article that referenced the use of resume services and career coaching as being reserved for those at the "top of the corporate ladder." Needless to say, I took offense to this right away. True, resume services and career experts come at a cost, but that does not mean that those services are [...]

By |March 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to Look for in a Professional Resume Writer

Resume Building Blocks

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By |February 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Resume Building Blocks

Are you “Old School” When it Comes to Business?

"Old School" is a common phrase from job seekers, particularly those in pre-retirement mode. No matter your age or industry, if you haven't kept up with technology it won't matter that you describe yourself as "old school." You simply won't be qualified for the job. The days are gone when you could just walk into [...]

By |February 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are you “Old School” When it Comes to Business?

The Pathway to Personal Marketing

 

By |February 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Pathway to Personal Marketing

The #1 Question

There are hundreds of questions one could ask when it comes to their resume and resume preparation, but the number one question we get here at Resume Platform is: Do I need two resumes? The short answer is NO. Job seekers, especially those who are looking to change direction, industry or have been displaced from their [...]

By |February 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The #1 Question