Beyond the Résumé

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?”...

Professional Development Strengthens Career Relevance

You know the phrase, “The more things change, the more things stay the same.” When it comes to career management and professional development, that’s not always true. Technology advances impact business operations in hundreds of industries daily. Social Media is...

Seven Tips for Acing the Lunch Interview

Today’s job interviews are taking on various shapes and forms. Even though the lunch interview isn’t exactly a new kind of interview there are definitely some Do’s and Do Not’s that go along with it. This is definitely one meeting that is not about the meal. Follow...

STAR Stories and Situational Interviews

Do you remember how much fun Story Time was when you were younger? Most people typically love a good story. During a recent interview coaching session, I compared answering situational interview questions to the art of storytelling, but rather than starting with Once...

Managing the Job Interview Following an Involuntary Separation

It’s a common fact – Companies hire people and companies fire people during periods of economic boom and economic bust. One interview question that will probably come up is, “Why did you leave your last position?” Rather than squirm in your seat while you figure out...

Job Interviewing Tips, April 1, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsx9VfOBxP4&feature=youtu.be These tips and best practices will put you on the track to winning your next job. We provide insights on how to dress for success, and crush your next job interview. Watch this video and you will be on...

How to Dress for Office Interview Success

In an environment where casual Friday has turned into casual Monday-Friday, cultural and social diversity are hot topics, and age discrimination is a rising concern, the matter concerning what job seekers should wear on an interview still causes a great deal of stress...

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