// // I frequently talk to potential clients who tell me they have been conducting a job search for X months without any success, or that they have sent out X number of resumes with virtually no response. When I press for more details, almost invariably, I hear stories about resumes posted in online resume
// // Tip #1 for Handling Job Search References: Never submit your job search references with the resume. You want to have a face-to-face meeting with the employer, or at the very least, a telephone interview, before providing references. The purpose of the resume, at least at this stage of the job search process, is
// // Though 50% of my current sales are generated from referrals (generally, from past clients) and repeat clients, one of my primary business goals always involves increasing the percentage of new business generated through word-of-mouth sources. I've read and studied a number of books on this subject and on developing a referral marketing strategy.
// // With the power to make or break your job search, the cover letter accompanying your resume may well be one of the most important tools you will use during your search for employment. A well-crafted cover letter; one that effectively highlights your unique skills and accomplishments and clearly illustrates your potential value to
Crucial to a successful job search campaign is knowing how to research potential employers. The more you know about a company, their business objectives and goals, the better able you will be to communicate your value to them. You may wish to convey your understanding of their needs in a tailored resume and cover letter
// // In my business, before I develop and write a resume, I require my clients to complete a fairly comprehensive questionnaire. When these questionnaires are returned to me, I am frequently frustrated by incomplete answers...sometimes just a few sentences to describe five, ten, fifteen years of experience! These clients assume that I have written