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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. […]

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

For many years, I 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 law to […]

How to Research and Review Executive Resume Writing Services (and Avoid Resume Scams)

The number one question I receive on almost a daily basis is: should I hire a resume writer, and how do I know which resume writer to hire? If you haven’t job searched in the last 5-10+ years, then you most definitely need to partner with a qualified resume writer. The job search process has changed dramatically, […]

Why Your LinkedIn Profile is More Compelling Than Your Resume

The first time I heard about LinkedIn was back in 2008. I had a profile, but like you, I didn’t do much with it. It wasn’t until LinkedIn reached popularity in the last five years that I truly began to see the value in it. Of course its value skyrocketed when I learned as a […]

The Top 5 Things Holding Your Resume Back From Being Effective

Just like how the Zack Morris brick phone has been replaced by sleek and lightweight smartphones, your resume should not look the way it did back in 1995. Resumes are not what they were 20 years ago or even 10 years ago for that matter. Today, they require a completely different mindset and systematic approach. […]

Is Your Resume Writer Committed to Professional Development?

At the time I started my resume writing business in 2010, it never occurred to me that there were any associations committed to the professionalism of resume writing and the careers industry. I didn’t search for them because perhaps I didn’t realize then just how much resume writing and career coaching is a true industry […]

How to Network More Effectively and Connect to the Right People

When deciding how to network more effectively and connect to the right people, we have to remember that our lives and careers are greatly influenced by the people we spend the most time with — those people include parents, children, siblings, friends, and professional colleagues. Jim Rohn brilliantly stated, “You’re the average of the five […]

Redefining Your Focus During the Summer

Summer has officially started. The heat is being turned up, family vacations are starting, and suddenly there is a striking realization that 2016 is halfway over. Perhaps you are sitting on the beach right now sipping on a delicious cocktail reading this article. Are you where you thought you would be? Are you feeling stuck? Are you […]