At Career Directors International we are constantly asked by professional resume writers: Is the resume dead? Is our profession going to end soon? Will we become obsolete? So, as part of our volunteer Board of Directors met in Orlando, FL last week, this is one of the questions we wanted
“I don’t have a college degree, so I’m going to have some difficulty getting a job.” A recent client started our first strategy session with this statement. “What is your evidence?” I asked. Dead Silence… My client had a tough time responding because unless you’re looking for a career as
Many job seekers are navigating the rough waters of “tough transitions” in their careers paths: College students diving into their first “Adult” job, Military folks launching into the private sector and Parents returning to work. Whether you’re one of these Tough Transitioners—or a job changer struggling to line up your
What your business card says about your brand. One of the staples in your executive career marketing toolkit is your business card. If you are currently employed, you may be tempted to use your corporate business card to hand to your contacts as you network your way into your targeted
Think about your least favorite meal. Maybe there is a dinner you grew up with that turned your stomach. For me it is “boiled food” and one example is corned beef and cabbage and in Atlantic Canada we call it “boiled dinner.” But what if this was the only item
How do you become memorable to your job interviewers when interview after interview recruiters hear the same answers over and over again. It can be downright boring. Why not approach this interaction as a two-way street where you get to choose the car you drive and the stories you tell?
As an accomplished professional, you’ve effectively managed challenging projects, conducted due diligence to gain critical information, and leveraged your resources to accelerate results. When tackling tough assignments, you know how to get things done and have earned the respect of your peers and leaders as a result. As you pursue