Dear Sam® by Samantha Nolan

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Dear Sam: I am an RN with 45 years of experience with the last 10 years as an RN Case Manager. In January of this year, I retired temporarily due to my husband’s illness as I needed to oversee his care. He has since recovered, and I desire to get back into the workforce on a part-time basis. I have updated my resume—which is in a functional format due to my many years of experience and varied specialties—however, I am still not sure if I should exclude any of the information in my resume since all of my experience is valuable in case management. My resume is two pages long and might be better… Continue reading →

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Samantha Nolan is a Certified Professional Résumé Writer and owner of Ladybug Design, a full-service résumé-writing firm. Do you have a résumé or job search question for Dear Sam? Reach Samantha at For more about Sam’s résumé writing services, visit or call 614-570-3442 or 1-888-9-LADYBUG (1-888-952-3928).

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