Resumes: Remove These Seven Things Right Now
Your resume is one of – if not the most – important document of your career. A one-page document is typically all it takes for …
Career and Job Search Advice for Graduates
Top companies want tech-savvy employees with relevant skills, compelling personal brands, and meaningful internships who can quickly be productive in their organization. That’s a tall …
How Better Performance Reviews Inspire Better Performance
As seen in LocalBiz Magazine! It’s human nature to want to know how you’re doing, especially in business when you may expect to find out …
Conquer Asking For a Raise or Bonus To Maximize Your Success
Asking for more money can be a scary proposition. It can seem awkward to broach the subject, but the reality is that you work in …
Creative Ways to Find New Talent for Business Owners
Covid has resulted in long-term unemployment rates we haven’t seen since 2014. It’s also forced workers to reevaluate their priorities when it comes to work. …
Strategies to Tackle Employment Gaps in Your Job History
If you look online, you’ll find tons of advice for explaining gaps in your employment history. The reason this is so often discussed is that …
How Long Should My Resume Be?
The most common question I’m asked when talking to job seekers is “How long should my resume be?” Unlike dressing for an interview, this question …
Build Your Success Story Bank Today For Your Dream Job Tomorrow: Here’s How
We’ve all seen the headlines. Millions out of work due to COVID-19. That’s millions of people now searching for what’s next in their career story and …
What is an Applicant Tracking System, and Why Should it Matter to Me?
You may have heard the radio commercials for online recruiting software that says it can help businesses and candidates that are suited to their open …
Use the “Small Things” to Give you Big Advantages in The Gameplan For Your Career
The entirety of my basketball coaching tenure was spent learning. I studied all the big names. Wooden, Coach K, Frank Martin, Jay Wright, Calipari, Pitino; …
What’s in a (File) Name? A Lot When It Comes to Your Resume
As we’ve written about before, so many simple and small things can make all the difference in your job search. One example is the file …
Preparing for the Technology Side of a Virtual Interview
Are you actively searching – or interviewing – for new jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic? Or looking to work for a company in a remote …
The Importance of Writing a Thank You Note
Writing a thank you note has quickly gone out of fashion. It’s, unfortunately, something we’re just not programmed to do anymore. If we’re lucky, we …
An Expanded Venture
I’ll never forget the first resume I ever wrote professionally. It was for a man named Jamie who was a delivery driver. Only a few …
Dress For Success
I saw a post a few days ago on LinkedIn asking whether or not you should wear a suit to your next job interview. There …
Love the Job You’re With
What does this have to do with your job search? Everything! Finding a new position can be a full-time job itself, but if you already …
How to Stay Motivated Through a Job Search in Today’s Economy
Job hunting can be an emotional roller coaster and a drain on your time. It’s easy to get discouraged and lose your motivation. That’s especially …
Translating Military Service to the Civilian Workforce
One of the reasons I first became interested in the career coaching and resume writing business was to help our military veterans successfully transition into …
Job Interview Tip: Accept the Water
An in-person job interview is almost like a blind date. The interviewer is judging everything from your timeliness and appearance to how and what you …
Timing Isn’t Everything…But It Can Be Something.
As I mentioned in my SABA post, when you apply for a job can be almost as important as your application itself. The numbers obviously …