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At Distinctive Career Services, our mission is to empower you with the tools, resources, and confidence you need to pursue your dream career and build a career you will love! On this blog, get tips and advice to help you to advance in your current career path, make a desired career change, or promote your personal brand and image. Articles cover topics such as career planning, resume writing, LinkedIn profile writing, job searching, interviewing, networking, and more.

How To Write a Resume with No Experience (plus Examples & Pro Tips)

You've never had a resume before. And you have no experience to put on your resume. At least, it seems that way. Maybe you are one of the approximately one million high school graduates this year who decided to

July 2nd, 2022|Categories: Resume Writing Tips|

4 Expert Tips to Modernize Your Resume for Our Busy, Distracted World

Resumes have changed! In truth, resume styles and trends are constantly changing. But this change is really noticeable when comparing a professionally written resume from ten years ago to a modern professionally written one. If you are a

June 20th, 2022|Categories: Resume Writing Tips|

How To Write a Resume with No Degree: Expert Tips & Examples

If you are an experienced professional worrying that you don’t have a college degree to include on your resume, you aren’t alone. Questions about how our resume writing team would approach writing a resume with no degree are some

June 13th, 2022|Categories: Resume Writing Tips|

21 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Stay Motivated During a Tough Job Search

Even when unemployment is low and it is a job hunters’ market, some job searches are more challenging than others. You don’t want to just take any job. You want to find the right job. And sometimes it can

June 6th, 2022|Categories: Career Management, Job Search Advice, Personal Marketing|

The Definitive List of 305+ Transferable Skills for Your Resume & Examples of How To Include Them

While most job seekers know, in theory, that transferable skills are important to cultivate and include on their resume, many don’t fully understand what transferable skills are or how to identify their own transferable skills. Your professional skill

June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Job Search Advice, Resume Writing Tips|

5 Ways to Eliminate Distractions So You Can Focus on Job Searching

There is no way around it: job searching takes up time, and sometimes lots of it. It takes time to network, time to research job openings, time to customize and send out resumes, time to follow up on applications,

May 22nd, 2022|Categories: Job Search Advice|

How To Write a Career Change Resume: 6 Expert Tips & Examples

If you are thinking about making a career change to a new profession, one of the most challenging things you will need to do is write a career change resume. Without a doubt, even for professional resume writers, career

May 18th, 2022|Categories: Personal Marketing, Resume Writing Tips|

12 Astonishingly Effective Ways to Lower Your Social Anxiety When Job Searching

If even the thought of job searching and all the networking it will require makes you feel anxious, you aren’t alone. Social anxiety when job searching is a problem for many people. If you’ve ever gone to an event

Job Hunting Scripts: Essential Tips on What to Say & How to Say It

While many people struggle to handle the many interpersonal situations they find themselves in when job hunting, few people actually take the time to create job hunting scripts. Yet, doing so can give you a huge competitive advantage in

May 11th, 2022|Categories: Job Search Advice, Job Search Interviewing, Job Search Networking|

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