You’ve probably seen at least one article with a title somewhat like this: “5 Resume Secrets You MUST Know for a Successful Job Search.” Those of us in the career services industry who publish articles tend to use titles like that because they make attention-getting headlines. However…. I’ve come
If you are in job transition and are feeling uneasy about your progress, you might consider an age-old proven process. The image in this article explains it perfectly. The first step is executing on your plan—flawlessly. This means that you have a regular follow-up system and diligently follow it. The
Would you do a presentation to a group of vegetarians on the best way to barbecue a steak? I would certainly hope not! As experienced public speakers will tell you, it’s critical to know your audience before you try to communicate with them. The same holds true for conducting an
Class of 2016 college graduates at the bachelor’s degree level are projected to total 1,861,000 according to The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). If you are a new college grad, that represents a lot of job competition. The good news: not all of those graduates will be seeking
Invest in focused analysis as you prepare for the job interview. The job interview is a tool that employers use to evaluate your candidacy and evaluate the level of risk in bringing you into the firm. But there’s another perspective that many executive job candidates don’t always consider. Time and
When it comes to resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and interviews, word choice matters. The right words will enable your documents to rank higher in Applicant Tracking Systems; they’ll also embolden your interview performance and empower you to communicate more powerfully. Novelist and blogger Chuck Wendig at TerribleMinds.com compares word choice to
The job interview process can be a stressful time for job candidates. After all, you invest your time, your effort and intense preparation to impress the decision-makers. Everything seems perfect. They invited you back for two, maybe three job interviews. You met with the team, the decision-makers and the HR
You have to pretty much be living under a rock to have never heard of LinkedIn. If this is your first time peeking out, well, I can briefly tell you that it's the world's largest online professional network. Refer to this link if you want to know more: https://www.linkedin.com.