How to Say It in Your Resume

November 12, 2007 | Filed in: News

The Association of Rabbis and Cantors is pleased to sponsor an AJR/ARC Community Event on December 20, 2007. Author and professional trainer, Robbie Miller Kaplan, will be presenting a 3-hour seminar for AJR students and alumni on how to optimize your resume so as to present yourself in the best possible way in a job interview or to a potential employer.

While she will not be conducting one-on-one consultations at the seminar, she is welcoming resumes sent to her ahead of time from participants so that she may address specific questions and concerns.

Date: Thursday, December 20th, 2007
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Place: Academy for Jewish Religion OR by Conference Call!

*No fee, but RSVP by Thursday, December 13th to Cantor Robin Joseph at [email protected] or 914-478-2281 so we know how many to expect in person and via conference call.

**Resumes may be sent to Ms. Miller Kaplan at [email protected] no later than Thursday, Dec. 7th (and preferably earlier) if you would like your resume to be reviewed

Robbie Miller Kaplan is one of America’s leading job search and communications experts and author of nine books.

How to Say It When You Don’t Know What to Say: The Right Words for Difficult Times by Prentice Hall Press; How to Say It In Your Job Search by Prentice Hall Press; Sure-Hire Resumes, Second Edition by Impact Publications; Resume Shortcuts by Impact Publications; 101 Resumes for Sure-Hire Results by AMACOM; Sure-Hire Resumes by AMACOM; Sure-Hire Cover Letters by AMACOM; The Whole Career Sourcebook by AMACOM; Resumes: The Write Stuff by Garrett Park Press.

Her advice and books have appeared in national and regional publications, including: The New York Times, The Washington Post, Miami Herald, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, New Jersey Star Ledger, Dallas Morning News, Charlotte Observer, The State, The Indianapolis Star, LA Times, New York Daily News and web sites such as, Workopolis,,, and She is a frequent guest on radio talk shows dealing with career, job search, and communications issues. Her books are available in bookstores nationwide.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from George Mason University and is MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) and Strong (Strong Interest Inventory) qualified. She has a management background with Xerox Corporation and Marriott International.

As a trainer, writer, and practitioner Ms. Kaplan provides consulting services to public and private sector organizations. A frequent guest speaker/lecturer and consultant for business, academic, community, association, and governmental organizations, her clients have included the World Bank, United States Department of State, Unisys Corporation, EDS, First Virginia Bank, INOVA Health Systems, Northern Virginia Community College, Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, Virginia Employment Commission, Fairfax County Public Libraries, Fairfax County Public Schools, Institute of Internal Auditors, and Association of Part-Time Professionals.

She is a contributing author to the Strong Interest Inventory Applications and Technical Guide and has been published in,, Woman’s Day, Writer’s Digest, The Executive Female, Internal Auditing Alert, Science and Engineering Horizons, and The Woman Engineer.

Ms. Kaplan is an advocate of professional affiliations. She is a founding member of the Metropolitan Area Career/Life Planning Network and a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.