From my experience working with job seekers there are many misconceptions about resume writing and the job search in general. As much as we hope that every hiring manger sits and studies our resumes every time we submit for a job, this unfortunately just does not happen. When a company posts a job on a … Read More »
Do you really see yourself the way a potential employer sees you? It is very difficult to see yourself clearly and a resume that you put together by yourself will only show the things you see, not all that is really there. A professional resume service, on the other hand, can open your eyes to … Read More »
There’s no underestimating the power of a good cover letter. This is your initial contact with a potential job and the spot where the decision to go on to the resume is made. You want to avoid making common “cover letter mistakes” by doing your homework so that your cover letter sparks interest in the reader … Read More »
Storytelling is making a comeback! Most everywhere we look these days we are seeing the question…”What’s your story?” From advertisers selling their products to talk show hosts featuring segments surrounding storytelling. Why, even the career space is falling in line advising candidates to pitch “their story” to hiring leaders. But before you embark on this … Read More »
Many people get stuck in jobs that they don’t like, yet they do nothing about it. They complain, moan and make excuses for their current situations, but they refuse to be proactive and make a change.
Maybe you enrolled into law school because of pressure from your parents or maybe you dread the idea of waking … Read More »
I used to wonder what happens to our resumes when we send them out to people or post them online. Do they get seen? Do they disappear into cyberspace? Do they get filed away somewhere in a big hope chest of resumes? What really happens to our resumes when we post them online?
If you post … Read More »
Resume writing is like building a puzzle. You need to collect and describe all the little pieces that make you special (i.e. your skills and experience), and then you need to combine them together in a document that will adequately sell you to a prospective employer. The hardest part about writing a professional resume is … Read More »