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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


Resume Review

Always willing to review a resume.

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6 days ago

I would like advice on transitioning from military jobs.

I would like to first, echo the other answers you've received. Then I'll add to those suggestions. Most of what...

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one month ago

Where can I find a career for my family

On one hand, the question is so general, it's difficult to answer. It prompts lots of questions about what kind...

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one month ago

How can I improve my Linked in

Hello from some also from Milwaukee! I agree with the other answers -- but want to particularly stress the "accomplishments"...

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one month ago

I have the education, the demeanor, the professional look, and some good work experiences...why am I not advancing? Is it the resume, interview skills??

You're getting a lot of advice so I don't want to pile on. But, always willing to review and help...

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