Resume Services: Good, Bad, Scams

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Resumes professionally done by services that understand your industry can make the difference between nailing down a lucrative job or being left out in the cold.

I learned that in the mid 1990s. Hospital executive Anne Murga invested in a resume service that specialized in health care. After that, Murga seemed to receive lucrative offers at the top of the food chain, almost effortlessly. Since I didn't have expertise in health care, the resume I prepared for Murga, who is my sister, didn't get one response.