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Resume Writing Services: Why the Intake Process Matters

You’ve decided to invest in resume writing services, but you aren’t sure whose process is right for you.  With thousands of resume writing services out there, this article is not here to tell which one you should pick, but provide you with important information about the resume writing process that you should be considering when […]

Tips for Writing the Best Legal Resume (by an Attorney Resume Writer)

Writing a legal resume is tough and writing the best legal resume is even tougher. The job search market for corporate counsels is even more competitive and tough to break into than traditional law firm environments.  In a resume today, there needs to be a careful delineation between real world application of law and the […]

Tips to Customize Your LinkedIn Profile URL in Seconds

Have you ever noticed that some LinkedIn users have a hodgepodge of random numbers and letters at the end of their URL? A customized LinkedIn URL is one sure way to brand yourself and a way to alert readers that you are an experienced LinkedIn user. It is also far less awkward being at a […]

How to Analyze a Resume Writer’s Reviews & Client Feedback

I founded my resume writing company, The Writing Guru, in June 2010, and it wasn’t until 2014 when I got serious about my business and considered leaving the practice of law that I started obtaining client reviews and testimonials on third-party sites. Over the course of the past 5 years, I have received more than […]

Writing a Cover Letter for Your Digital Age Job Search

As a job seeker, your goal for a cover letter is simple: you want others to see just how much your skills match the position you are applying to, but you also want them to get a flavor for your personality. While a good portion of the cover letter is about you and the value you […]

You’re More Than Just a Job Title in Your LinkedIn Headline

I spend my days creating powerful personal brands through LinkedIn profiles and executive resumes with creative and snazzy keyword optimization. I inject pizzazz into them to create a strong value proposition that helps separate my clients from their competition in the marketplace. I also teach my clients that they are more than just their job […]

How to Write a Legal Resume and Build Your Brand

As an attorney and resume writer, I am often asked whether a legal resume requires a different formulaic equation compared to resumes written other industries.  Resume writers mistakenly believe that they can formulate a resume for a lawyer the same way that a non-lawyer’s resume is written. Why is a legal resume different?  Law Firm […]

How to Pick the Right Keywords for Your LinkedIn Headline

LinkedIn headline ideas can be tough to brainstorm and having a LinkedIn profile became vital about 3 or 4 years ago (Wendi Weiner, The Writing Guru quoted in Entrepreneur Magazine). More than 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source out job candidates, and there are more than 500 million users on LinkedIn. Just like your resume […]