It’s been said the most stressful endeavors in life are getting a divorce, buying a house, and having a baby. Anyone currently in the job market would add “looking for a job” to that list, and would probably put it at the top. The job search requires you to get confident and put yourself out
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
Don't struggle uncomfortably when it is time to negotiate the salary to go along with your new job offer. These tips and action steps can be easily learned and put into action today, to help you negotiate a more favorable salary package.
Conducting a long distance job search can be challenging indeed. We have compiled a list of 7 considerations to help you get your long distance job search right the first time. In summary, our best tips for looking for a job long distance: Use the internet to learn about possible openings in the geographic location in
WAKEFIELD, NH (August 25, 2015) – Michelle Dumas, founder of Distinctive Career Services LLC (https://www.distinctiveweb.com), 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
Have you struggled to decide exactly what you want to do with your professional life? Do you know what your dream career would be? If you answer no to that question, you aren't alone. Many people struggle with this. Why should you choose a job? Do you choose it because it is something you are good
Having a hard time finishing that cover letter? Here are some quick and easy tips for you!
If you want your job search to go smoothly and end quickly and successfully, make sure to read these tips on avoiding common errors in resumes.
Are your job references holding you back or helping you in your job search? Do you know when to submit your job references? Do you know what to avoid and what to do when it comes to your references? Who should you ask to serve as references for you? Are some people better than others?
#HashTags? Seriously? Why should I care? I hear the objections starting to run through your head already. They ran through mine too. In fact, the truth is that despite the fact that I run an online business, until recently I had only the most rudimentary knowledge of what a hashtag was. In the expectation that
There are many pervasive myths when it comes to executive resume writing. You may hear some advice from a trusted colleague today, only to be given opposite advice tomorrow, from an equally trusted colleague. This easy to read and follow guide to executive resume writing will help you avoid the worst of the executive resume
Learn how to write a standout, powerful resume that will generate attention, get you calls for interviews, and increase your chances of landing the job you want,
50 is now the new 30. While that statement may be true in most circumstances, job searching when over 50 can be quite challenging. These tips will help you conquer that "jobs over 50" barrier. You’ll make sure that potential employers see you in the most positive light and recognize how your experience will benefit
Did you know that your success in building and nurturing relationships with recruiters can have a tremendous impact on how fast you get your dream position? These insider tips to working with recruiters will help you better understand what you should and should not do when working with recruiters. Empower yourself with this insider knowledge.
What's your story? Why should I care? Storytelling has a transformative power that almost magically turns a drab, boring resume into an absorbing and persuasive piece that compels the reader to want to meet the real person behind the words. An effective resume is not merely a collection of words – it is a reflection
It's no secret that most people view looking for work as one of life's necessary evils. Can you relate? Most of us have had to do it at some point, but few of us have ever enjoyed the process. Finding a job is often a job in itself. It is time consuming, frustrating at times,