Wendi Weiner, The Writing Guru


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 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 100 reviews (all […]

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 […]

Why 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 […]

Picking the Right Keywords for Your LinkedIn Headline (Ideas Enclosed)

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 […]

The Two Biggest Job Search Mistakes You’re Making

In the digital age, you may be making the two biggest job search mistakes without even realizing it. These mistakes can actually prevent you from getting that lucrative job offer. Let’s face it.  Job searching is tedious and downright stressful. It is a job in of itself.  Waiting for a response from employers can take weeks. […]

The Best Ways to Make a Career Change You’ve Always Wanted to Make

For many years, I, Wendi Weiner, created list after list on the best ways to make a career change. Then I finally stopped making lists, and I took the leap. I still remember that fateful (or should I say faithful) day when I told my friends and family that I was leaving the practice of […]