Beyond the Résumé

Am I Overqualifed for the Job?

In today’s economic climate, many people are out of work and on the job hunt. Job searching is stressful in a healthy time, but when so many are looking, the competition is high. You know you need a top-of-the-line resume to even get through the automated systems and...

Should You Dumb-Down Your Resume?

You have worked hard and maybe even hired a professional, but you finally have a fantastic resume that highlights every positive aspect of your career perfectly. You have followed every hint for networking and job search that you can find mentioned anywhere. After all...

Talking Yourself Up on your Resume

Hey Bragger... yeah, I mean YOU! or Why Talking Yourself Up on Your Resume is a Good Thing! Are you bragging about yourself enough on your resume? I don't mean bragging in an obnoxious or fictitious sort of way, but in a "look what I can do" sort of way. One of the...

The Importance of Resume Targeting

When you first start thinking about updating your resume, many people think you should create a resume to appeal to a wide audience, to make it more general since you don’t know exactly what an employer wants to see. The reality is hiring managers are looking...

Working From Home During a Pandemic

Working from home isn't a new thing for many of us. Now being referred to as a "virtual" or "remote" environment due to COVID-19, many more of you are getting the opportunity to see that “working from home” isn’t always as glamorous as it seemed when you were working...

FAQs about Executive Resumes

The process of writing a resume isn't quick. It will take time to gather all of your past job experiences, education, and accomplishments.  However, if you have more questions than answers as you’re writing it, then it could be taking longer than it needs to. It’s...

The Power of SEO and Keywords in LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a top job search tool today. Even the people who understand the reasons why LinkedIn profile development is so important often don’t even utilize it to its greatest capabilities, though. Unless you work in an industry where SEO is important, then you may...

The Value of Joining LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn offers may features to assist you with your job search, and it takes time to learn about all the advantages it presents to take your career to the next level. The truth is, though, many executives aren’t proactive enough in this regard. A key aspect of your...

The Importance of Keeping Your LinkedIn Profile Current

In today's world, having a strong LinkedIn profile is as quickly becoming as important as a resume. Not having it updated paints you as someone who is "behind" or doesn't care. If you’re actively looking for a job, you’re putting yourself in a big hole if recruiters...

10 Things to Know About Cut-Rate Resume Writing Services by Beth Colley

An internet search for résumé writer these days will turn up one million or more results. Spend a little time researching these services, and you’ll see price ranges from less than $100 to several thousand dollars. Maybe you’re asking, “Why do prices vary so much?”...

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