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Jim Schreier


Role and Company

Founder, Beyond the Far Cliffs


40 years experience in consulting


Milwaukee, WI

About Jim

U.S. Army 1968-1970 B.S. Human Resources & Marketing, MBA, Ph.D. in Education Career long management and leadership training for both profit and non-profit organizations in multiple industries. Extensive experience training managers and organizations on hiring and interviewing. Focus on "strategic exploration," thinking about the future. Author and speaker on careers, interviewing skills, resumes, etc.

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Articles by Jim

4 years ago

Am I My Resume?

Despite the ever-evolving technology that has revolutionized the job seeking and hiring processes in today’s organizations, the resume has...

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4 years ago

A Major Resume Error: "MS - Office Skills"

I have evaluated hundreds of resumes, both in the role of a career counselor and as a consultant to hiring...

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4 years ago

Job Search Techniques: Remember Drills

Remember the drills from basic training – the constant and probably for many boring, meaningless repetition for marching, weapons, and formations. ...

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4 years ago

Team Accomplishments Are Critical

One of the challenging aspects for veterans entering (or returning to) the civilian workforce is the transferability of skills. I...

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3 years ago

5 Challenges & Realities that Veteran Job Seekers Face

As each year passes, job seekers face new challenges and new realities, driven by emerging technologies and ever-changing economic factors....

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Jim's Recent Answers

21 days ago

Starting a Non Profit for veterans

Research - Research - Research AND: what's the mission/vision for your non-profit? In particular, how does it differ from...

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one month ago

Could anyone provide me with pointers on an elevator pitch?

The following questions are based on an exercise I've used frequently with people being trained to deliver a service. The...

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2 months ago

A Deepdive into my Resume and Cover Letter

You're getting some great advice -- but I'll add my perspective to it. Always willing to review your resume and...

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2 months ago

What skill is more marketable: IT (Server & Cloud) skills or management/leadership abilities.

I want to challenge the question as I think about your question. All of the work that I've done with...

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2 months ago

Let me know what you think about the "About me" section of my profile, and its application to listing such on a resume of a coach?

Powerful profile -- outstanding service and thoughts. I believe -- but others might have a different response -- that what...

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