What is a headhunter, exactly? As a job search coach, this is one of the most common questions that I encounter. While recruiters (aka headhunters) all do similar things (sourcing, interviewing, and filling positions), there are differences, and many job seekers find this confusing. When you are looking for a new job or are determined
If you want your sales resume to make the final cut to land you an interview for your dream sales job--whether that is an inside or outside sales or as a hunter or farmer sales representative--it is time to let go of outdated rules. Making over your sales resume using updated resume writing best practices will
A reader asks: Do you have any tips or tricks you can share about how to write a resume that will actually get results? I have great experience. I am certain I am among the top tier of the candidates in the job market. Yet, I send out my resume and nothing happens. Nobody calls. It
Has the time come to convert to an infographic resume? Links to more resources and examples, answers to all your questions, and tips for creating an infographic resume.
Professional resume writing has the potential to change your life. Your career is important. Just as important, or more important than many other things that you entrust to professionals. It is time to hire a professional resume writing service to help you with your resume.
If you are writing a resume, here are 5 words you should never use, plus some resume excerpts to show you how to put these tips into practice.
Writing a compelling resume can make a big difference when you are trying to land a job. These tips and examples will turn your bland resume compelling.
Are you happy with your job? Are you happy with your life? The end of the year is a natural time to take stock of the past year and plan for the year ahead, but because this planner is undated, you can start using it at any time. This Career Planner is designed to guide
In September 2016, LinkedIn announced a redesign of its desktop (non-app) user interface. The announcement noted, “This is the largest redesign since LinkedIn’s inception.” The design update is expected to bring the desktop experience closer to what users of the LinkedIn mobile app are used to seeing. More important than how LinkedIn will look once
Use this checklist of 21 questions to help you improve your resume with accomplishments and quantified results.
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...it 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
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
Have you ever struggled with writing a resume? Is this you? You’ve decided to look for a new job. You scour the job boards – Monster, Indeed, Simply Hired - and find several jobs you’re confident about. You get to work writing a resume and then send it, and possibly cover letters, to the top five.
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
Unless your current job is also the only job you've ever held, you've probably conducted a job search at more than once in your life. You may even be in the midst of one right now. Either way, you know how much work a job search can be. Even more to the point, you have had