Carol D. Rau, PHR is a Certified Professional in Human Resources with over twenty years of experience in recruiting, career coaching, resume building, job search strategies, and Human Resources consulting. Ms. Rau founded Career Advantage in 2003 and thrives on inspiring golf industry professionals to stand out among job candidates, conduct winning job searches, and ultimately advance their careers.

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This is one of the top questions I receive from professional in the golf and turf industry – how long should my resume be? There are many factors that determine resume length. Here are some guidelines […]

How Do You Set Yourself Apart?
March 31, 2014 //

Start by identifying what you do above and beyond the typical functions of a Golf Course Superintendent, and highlight those skills. Experience alone only qualifies you to apply for the job; it does not get you […]


If I had to distill career consulting into one nugget of advice, it would be to set yourself apart. The over-arching theme in career advancement is to determine what differentiates you from your competition, and then […]