Compare career management to financial management. Excellent financial management greatly increases the odds of attaining your financial goals. Therefore, wouldn’t it make sense to apply the same logic, diligence, and attention to detail when it comes to managing your career and your potential for increased earnings?
Body Language IS the non-verbal job interview. 10 great tips for body language that says great things about you!
Resume keywords are vital. Having the right buzz words will boost your resume’s chances of being chosen by the scanning machinery and passed on for human eyes.
If you aren’t on LinkedIn, then you are committing career suicide. This video shows you 5 ways you can optimize your LinkedIn profile to better appeal to hiring influencers.
Get noticed at work by the Higher-ups while still being a team player!
Remembrance Day is a time to pay tribute to our fallen military, and a time to honour our veterans and active duty service members.
We all know first impressions count and your resume will make or break your first impression. Of the thousands of resumes I’ve critiqued, 70% fail the scanning machinery. Even though they may be the perfect candidate, they’ve missed out on an opportunity. Don’t provide a decision maker with the opportunity to bypass you because your […]
Career advice can be topical and fleeting, good until the next best idea comes along. Because networking can be intimidating and stressful for many of my clients, I offer a few simple tips that are enduring, flexible networking strategies they can use for their entire careers. Once they become habits, you can supplement with additional […]
As a professional resume writer for over 20 years, I’ve given thousands of resume critiques, and every day, I continue to be astounded by the lack of attention to grammar, spelling, and language from clients at every level. Check out some of these bloopers I have encountered over the years.
Do you know how to create an effective cover letter? This article talks about the 5 different types of cover letters and when to use them.
A resume takes you from takes you from today backward. A cover letter takes you from today forward. So many people are unaware of the impact you can deliver in a one page succinct and enticing cover letter. There are five main types of cover letters, each addressed to a different audience.
Use a simple formula to know exactly what to say when asked to “Tell me about yourself!” in a job interview, or anywhere else for that matter!
A resume is about marketing yourself, sharing with the reader the impact you made to each employer, and the potential impact you will make a future employer. It all begins with a STAR story.
Part of managing your own career is personal branding. When is the last time you audited your brand?
My philosophy on career success today is that you should network, network, and network. Networking failure today, in my view, as a career management professional, can be a career inhibitor. Because of social media, there are many new avenues for you to network online, as well as offline.
LinkedIn is supposed to be a great tool in a job search. What exactly are hiring influencers searching for in your profile?
Are you in charge of your career? I suspect not, and you know what? You’re not alone. Here are five thought-provoking tips that will help you define your career goals, advance your career, and make you an employable and enticing candidate.
You only have a few seconds to make a great first impression, and your body language speaks loudly!
Uncomfortable about negotiating a salary or a raise? You aren’t alone, here’s some great tips!
Here’s the 5 pieces of career advice I wish every client understood from their first job to their last. There may be plenty of advice that’s more specific to a particular job, organization, industry, or issue, but these are the ones that leave some of my clients with lasting regrets. You only get one life. […]