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Why You Need a Networking Resume if You’re a Consultant, Speaker, or CEO

Why You Need a Networking Resume if You’re a Consultant, Speaker, or CEO

Most of us consider a 2-page resume to be the standard, especially for executive-level job seekers with lengthy work histories (or slightly longer if you have extensive organizational and community leadership, publications, and speaking). However, a networking resume (sometimes termed a “sell sheet,” “marketing biography,” “speaker resume,” or “consultant resume” ) is a condensed version ...
Mapping Out Your Job Search Strategy

Mapping Out Your Job Search Strategy

When you travel places, you likely use a GPS to help you navigate your way. It gives you an overview and turn-by-turn method to guide you and prevent you from getting lost.  Similarly, before you begin any job search, you need a GPS to get you to that career destination. That GPS includes a job ...
Resume Writing Associations: The Keys for Professional Resume Writers

Resume Writing Associations: The Keys for Professional Resume Writers

There are several resume writing associations that offer certifications, advanced training, and other professional development to maximize the credentials of resume writers. A word of caution: If you see other articles out there written about these organizations or the certifications they provide, please first verify that the author is a member in good standing of ...
Resume Writing Services: Why the Process Matters

Resume Writing Services: Why the 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 instead, provide you with important information about the resume writing process that you should be considering ...
Legal Resume Writing: Tips for Writing the Best Legal Resume

Legal Resume Writing: Tips for Writing the Best Legal Resume

Writing a legal resume or attorney resume is tough. Writing the best legal resume to land a top corporate counsel role 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 ...
Tips to Customize Your LinkedIn Profile URL in Seconds

Tips to Customize Your LinkedIn Profile URL in Seconds

A customized LinkedIn URL is one sure way to brand yourself and a way to alert readers that you are an experienced LinkedIn user. Have you ever noticed that some LinkedIn users have a hodgepodge of random numbers and letters at the end of their URL? It is also far less awkward being at a ...
How to Analyze a Resume Writer’s Reviews & Client Feedback

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

The Writing Guru Reviews: Trustworthy Resume Writer Reviews 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 ...
Writing a Cover Letter for Your Digital Age Job Search

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 ...