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Importance of the Executive Resume

Importance of the Executive Resume

At our career marketing firm, we get calls all the time from top executives looking for feedback on their resume or for someone to write it for them. These talented… Read more »

Avoid the Resume-Screening Process

Avoid the Resume-Screening Process

As a former corporate recruiters, we quickly learned that resumes are typically used to weed out potential candidates. If you’ve ever been in the position to hire new employees, you… Read more »

How to Silence Negative Employees

How to Silence Negative Employees

So its a new year, and you have those really negative staff members you dont know what to with? To turn a failing company into a breakout success, you’ll need… Read more »

Common Errors to Avoid in Preparing Your Resume

Common Errors to Avoid in Preparing Your Resume

Research has shown that many job seekers are unaware or potentially do not understand what information should not be included in their resumes. The information that should not be included… Read more »

Finding Jobs in a Slow Market

Finding Jobs in a Slow Market

The economy isn’t the best that it’s ever been, but it’s also not the worst. And while the job prospects make look bleak, there are ways to turn any layoff… Read more »

Want to create a top-notch technical resume? Read this…

Want to create a top-notch technical resume? Read this…

When writing a technical resume it is easy to lose sight of the overarching strategy that encompasses not only the client’s technical competencies, but also their leadership, initiative, creativity and… Read more »

6 Personal Traits Will Accelerate Your Influence at Work

6 Personal Traits Will Accelerate Your Influence at Work

Today’s employee wants to engage in a more meaningful and purposeful way.  They want to throw titles and corporate speak out the door.  They want a more genuine environment where… Read more »

From Credit Scores to “Behavioral Scores”: What Numbers Say About You

From Credit Scores to “Behavioral Scores”: What Numbers Say About You

  Credit scores can predict your ability to pay back debts, but can new scoring models also predict your likelihood of embezzling or the frequency you’ll take your medication? New… Read more »

Pay for directors “rose 50% in past year”, a report claims

Pay for directors “rose 50% in past year”, a report claims

From BBC Pay for the directors of the UK’s top businesses rose 50% over the past year, a pay research company has said. Incomes Data Services (IDS) said this took… Read more »

Why Women Entreprenuers Rock!

Why Women Entreprenuers Rock!

As a female entrepreneur who have managed my own business growing it from me to over 10 staff it is very heartening to read the following on why women business… Read more »

2012 Salaries Predicted To Increase, Now How About Those Job #s

2012 Salaries Predicted To Increase, Now How About Those Job #s

As happy as I am about the project increases in salaries across diverse industries, it would be much happier with project increase in the number of jobs created, in the… Read more »

Achievement Journals 2.0

Achievement Journals 2.0

For many people, recalling employment achievements that create value-driven resumes and personal brands can be a daunting task. Remembering what you are proud of in specific roles and showing that value to… Read more »

Daily Tip:  Getting out of a career rut

Daily Tip: Getting out of a career rut

It’s getting cold outside, the economy is slow and you hate your job and or boss – or both. Try channeling your creativity to get out of a career or… Read more »

What to do when you think you are over qualified for that job

What to do when you think you are over qualified for that job

For many job seekers, the thought of writing a résumé fills them with dread. What to keep in, what to take out, the length, the design etc. Can be very… Read more »

How to find hidden jobs

How to find hidden jobs

Don’t assume just because the company hasn’t advertised that there aren’t positions open in your field.  There are two types of jobs.  First, published jobs are positions that a company has… Read more »

Making Yourself Indispensable

Making Yourself Indispensable

From the Harvard Business Review online: It’s pretty easy and straightforward to improve on a weakness; you can get steady, measurable results through linear development—that is, by learning and practicing… Read more »

10 signs you are ready to attain your career goals

10 signs you are ready to attain your career goals

We spend most of our waking hours at work or in work related activities, yet over 80% of the population is dissatisfied with their current job situation. How do you… Read more »

Quote of the day

Quote of the day

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and… Read more »

Social Networking Can = Job Search Success

Social Networking Can = Job Search Success

The best way to find a job is through networking. You can go to networking meetings, tap into your own personal network, or ask friends who they know. With the… Read more »

Caution: Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Job Search

Caution: Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Job Search

Using online social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter can both hurt and help your chances of finding work! DO NOT: Create an inappropriate online profile with photos, posts… Read more »