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3 Must-Knows For Turning Interviews Into Job Offers

– Posted in: Job Search Interviewing
Turn Interviews Into Job Offers

It's Wednesday morning. Most of your friends are well into their workday, slugging down their fourth 'get-me-through-another-meeting' coffee, laughing at the boss' latest lame attempt at a joke. But not you. Not today. Today, you're headed to an interview. If you are like most people, you're thinking of 50 ways to shade the interaction to

Time Management Secrets: 5 Smart Tips For Job Hunters

– Posted in: Job Search Techniques
Improve time management

Time seems like it should be simple, but for so many it is one of the greatest challenges. It's every job hunter's hidden secret. While you might claim you're spending every minute reading job postings and tweaking your resume, it's not actually true. Don't worry -- even the most hard-pressed job seekers can't physically

Shhhhh! How To Keep Your Job Search A Secret

– Posted in: Job Search Techniques
Keep Your Job Search A Secret

People change jobs often throughout life. The average person born in the latter years of the baby boom (1957-1964) held 11.7 jobs from age 18 to age 48, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. While there are different methods used when attempting to find a job, gaining new employment when you are already employed may

9 Essential Networking Event Tips For The Job Hunter

– Posted in: Job Search Networking
Networking Tips to use at your next job search networking event

An upcoming networking event can cause anxiety for even the most outgoing job hunter. “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” While this old saying (seriously old - it was used in a New York Tribune article in 1918) is usually thrown about negatively when someone's complaining about not getting that job or

“Tell Me About Yourself” How To Craft The Perfect Answer To This Inevitable Job Search Question

– Posted in: Job Search Interviewing
"Tell Me About Yourself" How To Craft The Perfect Answer To This Inevitable Job Search Question

So you've finally been called to interview for that job you're dying to get. Or maybe you have an informational interview lined up or will be attending a networking event next week. You've researched the industry, the company, confirmed that your references will provide glowing recommendations, and prepared a list of questions you'll ask when given the

Michelle Dumas Elected 2017 President of The NRWA

– Posted in: Distinctive Documents Company News Resume Writing

WAKEFIELD, NH (August 25, 2015) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (, career and resume consultants for professionals and executives for nearly 20 years, has been elected President of the The National Resume Writer’s Association (NRWA) for 2017. In the interim, she will serve The NWRA as President Elect and Ethics Chair

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