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. […]
Networking – A former colleague and friend reaches out to tell you they’re in the market for a new job. Wondering what you can do that’s useful? Here’s a list of ten ways to help your network contacts when they’re looking for a new job.
All of your skills and career buzzwords need to be on your resume. Neither the software that analyzes resumes, nor the human hiring influencers, are going to give you an interview for a job requiring skills you don’t list…no matter how obvious those skills might be to you.
The best career advice I have ever received? Manage yourself.
Are you looking for a job and anticipating a job offer after a great interview? Don’t press pause on your job search!
You are in charge of managing your own career, not your employer. Want to know more? The ABC’s of career management can help!
Is your employer taking advantage of your loyalty? Your loyalty to your current employer may cost you thousands in the long term.
Summertime is the perfect time to dive into managing your career!
Millennials get a bad rap in the business community as having a tough time communicating by phone and in person. What can they do to bridge that skills gap?
Write your resume by the numbers! Learn what numbers add impact and weight to your resume.
During a job search or in an established position, when it comes time to negotiate your salary, do you know your worth? Salary negotiations can be stressful and confusing even for talented, experienced executives who work at managing their own careers. How can you gauge your worth and get comfortable negotiating for the compensation you […]