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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

6 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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6 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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6 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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5 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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5 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

2 days ago

How to get through the "over qualified" issue

There's a lot of excellent information here -- just one key factor is the importance and continuing emphasis on your...

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4 months ago

How to get into the HR or management fields?

I cannot tell from your question, but I wonder if your resume or responses you give (even to an online...

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6 months ago

SHRM-CP advice

I taught an HR Certification Prep Course for 10+ years with (at the time) the highest pass rates nationally every year. ...

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8 months ago

I have unique skillsets that I need help illustrating on paper as well as verbally

Always willing to help with this -- plus information that I've directed to veterans' issues on Could definitely...

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8 months ago

How to build up good resumes?

Happy to help with both resume and cover letters. You can also find some very specific advice at

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