Beyond the Résumé

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...

2 Indicators it’s Time to Update Your Executive Resume

An executive resume is the key piece in your portfolio, and it needs to be maintained, or it gets rusty and out of date. When should you update your resume? Here are two clues to look for: Coworkers are being promoted to positions you qualify for. If you have been...

First Month on a New Job – 6 Steps for Success

Your job search has finally paid off, and you're at your new job. Now what? Depending on the nature of the job, you may be thrown right into the fire and be slammed with work right away. However, most employers will ease in a new executive and allow them to get a feel...

Practical Tips to Stay Productive During the Holidays

Oh, the weather outside is frightful and a global pandemic is NOT delightful…but Christmas IS coming whether you are ready or not, whether you will see family and friends or not. You may have had plans to travel to a sunny location or just take time off with family....

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