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How To Stand Out From Your Competition

How To Stand Out From Your Competition

If you’re planning to look for a new job in the next 6 months, it’s time to start working on your resume. Now. Whether you’ve decided to write it yourself…

Employment History vs. Modern Resume

Employment History vs. Modern Resume

If you want to get an employer’s attention, don’t send them an employment history. Send them a results-driven, easy-to-scan resume. While many people think they are one and the same.…

Job Interviews Aren’t All About You

Job Interviews Aren’t All About You

Don’t get ahead of yourself in a job interview. Ask questions, yes. But don’t make it all about you. In some respects, an initial job interview is like a first…

Salary: Negotiate Or Not?

Salary: Negotiate Or Not?

Do you accept the first salary offered or do you negotiate? In my 9 to 5 years, working for small firms, nonprofits, and international corporations, I always accepted the first…

5 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

5 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

You’ve probably heard that many jobs aren’t advertised. That’s true. And even when jobs are advertised, candidates who come in as a referral have a better chance of landing the…

Resume Bloopers

Resume Bloopers

Simply bad to truly bizarre resume blunders During your career your resume is one of your most important marketing tools. Your resume is often your first introduction to recruiters and…

Ignore These 5 Interview Don’ts At Your Peril

Ignore These 5 Interview Don’ts At Your Peril

It takes a lot of work to secure a job interview. Creating a list of target employers. Preparing a results-driven resume or having one written for you. Spending hours networking…

Does Your Executive Resume Generate Calls?

Does Your Executive Resume Generate Calls?

Early in your career a resume that proves you have experience may be enough to get you the job. Once you’ve reached the executive level, it’s not. Once you’re at…

You Can’t Dodge The Salary Question (Here’s How To Answer)

You Can’t Dodge The Salary Question (Here’s How To Answer)

Most job seekers dread being asked about their salary. Some are uncomfortable revealing personal information. Many are concerned that sharing their current salary will influence potential job offers. The truth…

Does The Company Culture Fit?

Does The Company Culture Fit?

How to try on a new company during the interview process Have you ever found yourself at work thinking, “Who are these people? I have nothing in common with them…

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