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Annette Richmond, MA, CARW, CCELW, is a Certified Resume Writer, Certified LinkedIn Profile Writer, and former recruiter. Her career advice has been featured by Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, Business Insider, Monster, Vault, and WSJ. She helps motivated, senior level professionals tell their unique career story. She also serves as executive editor of career-intelligence.com.

Job Search Stalled?

Job Search Stalled?

Five job search tactics that work Finding a new job isn’t easy. If it were no one would keep working for a boss they don’t like. But there are things…

Decisions, Decisions

Decisions, Decisions

Making the right decision is easier when you know what you want Our lives are full of decisions. Where shall we go for lunch? What movie shall we see this…

Close Those Resume Gaps

Close Those Resume Gaps

How to avoid gaps in your resume A lot of jobseekers have asked me what to about gaps in their resume. The short answer is don’t have them. You may…

Confidence Up, Stress Level Down

Confidence Up, Stress Level Down

How doing one simple thing can change your life One thing that can change your career, even your life is to always be open to new ideas. But, that’s not…

Communicate More Effectively

Communicate More Effectively

Four ways to improve your communication skills How well do you communicate? Most of us think of communication as getting our message out through the spoken or written word. But,…

Let’s Talk Salary

Let’s Talk Salary

How to respond to the inevitable question about salary Salary discussions may be the trickiest part of the job search process. One of the reasons talking salary causes anxiety for…

Create Cover Letters That Work

Create Cover Letters That Work

Three steps to cover letter that sells you to a potential employer Will a potential employer read your cover letter? Maybe yes. Maybe no. But do you want to take…

Informational Interviewing: Get the Inside Scoop

Informational Interviewing: Get the Inside Scoop

Why take the time for Informational Interviews? Because many jobs will turn out to be much different than you think. Take, for example, working in publishing as a magazine editor.…

Ace Your Phone Interview

Ace Your Phone Interview

10 Ways to help you have a successful phone interview Not all that long ago being invited to interview usually meant meeting in person. But, not any more. Today, most…

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Five questions to ask before you accept a job offer If you hate your job, despise your boss, or have been out of work for any length of time it…