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Why Your LinkedIn Profile Should Not Be a Copy & Paste of Your Resume

Many months ago, Why Your LinkedIn Profile is More Compelling Than Your Resume, became published in The Huffington Post, and word traveled fast. In fact, 300+ shares and over 20,000 views occurred. On a daily basis, we speak with multiple job candidates who are seeking both an overhaul to their resume and a full makeover […]

How to Become a Networking Ninja

I am a natural talker and extrovert. According to the Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory, I am an ENFP (Extrovert, Intuitive, Feeler, Perceiver) commonly known as “The Inspirer.” Some of the main attributes of an ENFP including having social and emotional connections and always searching for a deeper meaning with everything. An ENFP craves freedom and creativity. […]

The Success of Following Your Heart

Life is full of twists and turns. Your career will have unknown paths and roads. Sometimes you will come to a fork in the road.  Which road will you choose and why? Whose life will you impact along the way? It has often been said that the only place where “success” comes before “work” is […]

How Much is Your Job Search Costing You?

The average job search is 33 weeks.  There are an average of 250 working days in a calendar year.  A $40,000 a year salary converts to a loss of $160 a day during a job search.  2 weeks with no work can equate to a loss of $1600.   That’s a hefty number that many cannot […]

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 Ways to Optimize 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 […]

A Professional Resume Writer’s Guide to a Targeted and Organized Resume

There are three different types of jobs that seekers will apply to: safety, target and dream jobs.  Safety jobs are ones that are perfect for when you are in a pinch or bind that you know you can take on if need be, such as when you are unemployed.  Target jobs are ones which may […]