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 […]

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Just like how the Zack Morris brick phone has been replaced by sleek and lightweight smartphones, your resume should not look the way it did back in 1995.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. […]

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 […]

How To Hire A Resume Writer Who Matches YOUR Needs

Many times when a consultation call begins with a job candidate, I will hear, “There are so many resume writers out there to choose from. What makes you different?” Just as people come in all shapes and sizes, resume writers do as well.  There are a series of questions which I recommend asking any resume […]

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 […]