The Top 5 Interview Secrets to Land Your Next Job

Have you ever wondered why some of your friends or colleagues always seem to nail their interviews and get the higher salary? Interviewing is a skill. It takes practice, confidence and focus. Negotiating your salary also takes great skill. Here are 5 of our top interview secrets on how to beat out the competition and […]

The Top 5 Steps to Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has become the filet mignon of social networking.  We now have the ability to network and connect with talented professionals from all over the world. We also have the ability to create professional branding to market our skills to various persons of interest.  Recruiters and companies use LinkedIn to spy on potential job candidates and CEOs use […]

Organizing your Resume to Showcase Your Skills

One of the major errors seen in resumes is incorrect organization.  Lack of organization is problematic because it precludes the job seeker from showcasing his or her skills in a proper manner for the benefit of the reader. Looks are everything when it comes to a resume. You are judged by the template you use, by the […]

Crafting a Creative Cover Letter

I’ve been writing cover letters to send with my resume for over 15 years. I’ve also been writing cover letters for others for over 10 years. Perhaps it was because I love to write and express myself through writing. Or maybe it was because I wanted others to see just how much the skills matched the […]

Why You Need a LinkedIn Profile in 2014

Very recently, while writing a resume and cover letter for a client, I was asked, “Do I really need a LinkedIn profile?” The answer is YES. Do not stop. Do not pass “Go.” Do not collect $200.  Get your LinkedIn profile up and running today. Here are some facts and statistics about LinkedIn: Total number […]