Beyond the Résumé

Is a Job Change During the Holidays a Good Idea?

There’s always a good time and a bad time to change jobs, but most of the time it isn’t dependent on the time of year. Your own personal situation should play a larger role in determining when the time is right to make a job change. With that being said, there are...

How to Find a Job Through the Hidden Job Market

In our current economic climate, it can feel like you will never find a job or that no one is hiring. However, you can increase your chances of landing multiple interviews if you can tap into the "hidden" job market, or, the one that hasn't been advertising....

Could Your Career Benefit from a Career Coach?

I don’t know about you, but my car will start having problems at the most inopportune times! And sometimes, it’s my fault for failing to get that tune-up recommended by the mechanic at my last oil change. That tune-up keeps the engine running smoothly, and is also a...

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...

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