Beyond the Résumé

Invest Your Time in Preparing for a Job Search…It’s Worth It!

One of the worst things anyone can do when searching for a new job is sending in resumes randomly. Not only will the chances of landing an interview at one of those companies be very low, but it’s only going to prolong the job search process. Taking the time to...

Current Trends on Resume Length and Formats

 We are constantly asked questions about the right length for a resume or what are the current trends for resume formats. Executives who haven’t had to update their resume in a while have more questions than answers when it comes to formatting. The best executive...

Tips to Tailor Your Resume to the Role

I spoke to a client recently who wanted a resume to “cover all the bases.” In other words, it needed to be general enough in case he wasn’t the right fit for the position he was applying for, he may be considered for other open positions the company had. This is a...

Five Goals to Jump Start Your Job Search

The first rule of goal-setting is if you don’t have a goal, you certainly won’t reach it. As someone on an executive job search, you must have goals set along the way to help you reach the ultimate goal—securing the job!  You can spend hours trying to write resumes...

Must Haves for Your LinkedIn Profile

Even if you have been using LinkedIn for a while, it can be overwhelming. What sections are the most important? How much information is too much? This is a common question I hear, “I don’t know if this or that should be on there” or “I wasn’t sure so I just...

Use a Job Rejection to Propel You Forward

When you aren't hired after a job interview, it hurts, especially if you really wanted the job! It hurts even more when you are sure you were well-qualified for the position and have worked hard on your resume and interview skills. What you do with rejection is going...

Secrets to Creating a Career Changing Resume

Setting out to write a resume can be an overwhelming and difficult task. Between trying to figure out where to start and knowing what to include, creating a resume for a career change is even more difficult. Since a cover letter is crucial to your chances of getting...

How to Leverage Keywords for your C-Level Resume

Do you really need keywords in your resume? YES!!! If you’re trying to land a c-level position, you need them! More than three quarters of employers rely on keywords to narrow their vast pool of applicants to choose the most promising and bring them to the interview...

7 Steps Toward Your Dream Job

As you see that dream job in your sights, here are 7 steps to take to get you there: 1. Update your résumé. While ideally your résumé is customized for a specific job, having an up-to-date résumé targeted for a specific “type” of position is the next best thing. If...

Make the Most of Your Profile Pic!

The photo you use for your profile on social media and professional sites is prime real estate. This is the face of your online brand, right? This picture is what comes up on an internet search by a potential employer, colleagues looking at your LinkedIn profile, and...

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