Are You Ready for Your 2019 Job Search?

Well, here we are! You have almost made it through 2018, for better or for worse! Now it’s time to hit the pavement and focus on finding a new job or career in 2019! Here are a few questions and ideas that will help you build momentum in your job search in the upcoming year! … Continued

The Importance of “Owning” the Content of Your Resume

It’s common knowledge at this point that people frequently lie about or exaggerate their accomplishments on their resumes. But why? Why do they take the risk that a potential employer might dig a little deeper and discover the truth? One of the reasons is because people can be insecure about who they are and what … Continued

How to Work with a Resume Writer: You are Both Experts!

In my time as a professional resume writer, I have written more than 3,000 resumes and other documents, and have worked with countless clients. One thing that I’ve learned is that working together to create a resume involves teamwork and communication. When you build a relationship with a resume writer, it becomes much easier to … Continued

What is Your Name for Your Job Search?

What’s your name? Hang on for a minute because the answer might not be as obvious as it seems! You were anointed with a name when you were born, but that isn’t necessarily the name that you use all the time. For example, you might use a shortened version of your name (Robert = Bob) … Continued

Quiz: Is Your Resume Under-Formatted

10 Ways to Tell if Your Resume is Lacking the Visual Cues Recruiters Look For Design matters. Yes, even on a resume. Applying some basic visual design principles to your resume is a fantastic way to boost its effectiveness. When you are creating your resume using a program like Word, you want to use virtual … Continued

How Should I Go About Getting References?

Getting references is something that people usually dread about the hiring process. They may feel awkward asking a former coworker to speak positively about their work experience. That said, references are a normal part of getting a job, so you need to develop an effective strategy for getting them. What Are References? References are a … Continued

How Do I Change Industries?

Don’t you just hate it when you find an article of clothing that you love, but it doesn’t quite fit? It almost fits, it almost looks good on you, but in the end, you just can’t be happy with it. You can be in a similar situation when it comes to your career. If you … Continued