Today’s topic is Showcase your strengths in your resume and your LinkedIn profile. Identify your strengths and talents leverage them to differentiate yourself you want to be apart from other people you want to be considered number one highlight what sets you apart from others and demonstrate your expertise in a particular field.
I was told a resume or CV wasn’t needed anymore
Today’s topic is whether a resume is still needed in the current age. There are various opinions on this as technology and application tracking systems (ATS) have evolved. However, a resume is needed more than ever before. A resume is still very relevant, but it needs to be updated and ATS-friendly. It should be a […]
Keywords on your LinkedIn Profile
I know there are executive recruiters and HR professionals looking for your talent looking for you right now, but it’s your keywords up to date? Do you have a full list of keywords on your profile? You are allowed 50 keywords. So type in those business functional skills specific levels specific passwords so play a […]
Is a Cover Letter Needed Today?
Top 3 Cover Letter Mistakes
Let’s review the top 3 cover letter mistakes that people make when applying for a job.
The Top Eight Job Search Myths
ROI on a job search can be high if you are fully knowledgeable of the process but be aware that myths abound. Let’s debunk some of the top myths.
An Effective Cover Letter
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.
5 Types of Cover Letters – Video
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.
How to Format Your Cover Letter
Although not read by as many as your resume, never miss out on the opportunity to parade your skills in a cover letter.
The 3 Worst Cover Letter Mistakes of 2015
Poorly written cover letters will fail to make an impression and will decrease your chances of being called.
Cover Letters: Attachment or E-Note?
When submitting a resume electronically, should you attach your cover letter or type it in the body of your email?
7 Cover Letter Rules for Executive Job Search
My tips to craft an effective cover letter that will advance your career and increase your chances of an executive job interview.
The Three Most Important Things to Include in a Cover Letter
Always include these three elements in a cover letter in order to make a memorable impression on hiring influencers.
The Five Types of Cover Letters That Work
When clients ask me the difference between a resume and a cover letter, I explain that a cover letter takes you from today forwards, while a resume takes you from today backwards. Neither get you the job; they get you the interview. There are five types of cover letters you must learn how to write […]
Top 3 Most Misguided Cover Letter Mistakes
The purpose of a cover letter is to seduce the reader and give them a reason to pick up the phone and call you. You want to create an air of excitement and engagement that spurs action. Here are three things that can hinder your ability to be noticed: 1. Your cover letter is poorly […]
How many resumes do you have?
Often controversial among those in career transition is the number of professional resumes that should be marketed. What is agreed is the fact that a resume must be professional, straight forward, free of typos, factual and contain impressive and quantifiable results which can be clearly relayed by sharing a situation, task, action and result. Employers […]
The Importance of a Cover Letter
There are many opinions regarding the importance or relevance of a cover letter in today’s job search. Rather than wonder whether the additional effort should be invested to create this very valuable introductory letter, it is in your best interest to err on the side of caution! It is unlikely you will have the inside […]
Cover Letter – Make It Personal
A professional resume is critical to a successful job search and an enticing cover letter is the key to having your resume noticed! HR professionals and recruiters are accustomed to reviewing cover letters within a matter of seconds noting most are typically generic and quickly discarded. If you want your cover letter noticed, make it […]
A Cover Letter Can Be A Powerful Selling Tool
The need to accompany a professional resume with a cover letter is as basic as offering a handshake, signing a card, saying thank you or the greeting at the beginning or end of a phone call. All may be taken for granted as a common courtesy, but you can be assured that by omitting any of the above, […]
Soft Skills In Your Cover Letter
Are you fully articulating your soft skills in your cover letter? Hiring criteria for some employers may revolve more around hard skills, specific areas of expertise and relevant degrees, but there are many organizations interested in those soft skills relative to their corporate culture and conducive to an established team of employees. A BNET article, […]