10 tips for getting hired (a recruiter and a resume writer walk into a bar)

February 22, 2017

Yes, true story – a recruiter and a resume writer discussed top tips for getting hired – while meeting up on a hike and then walking into a bar together. Last Sunday I (resume writer / career coach) had the good fortune to meet up with a recruiter named Pamela…

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5 Common Mistakes Career Leaders make on their resumes that can cost an interview

November 4, 2016

These 5 common resume mistakes can easily cost the job interview for manager, directors, VPs and executives. At this level in your career, you should know how to write a killer resume that not only lands you an interview, but one that highlights your strengths and positions you as the…

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Who works with a Career Coach?

September 27, 2016

  Now that we have explored why to work with a Career / Job Search coach, who actually works with one, and when is a coach engaged?   Following is a list of those who should engage with a Career / Job Search Coach: The job seeker who has been…

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A Career Coach is a smart investment, not a luxury!

September 27, 2016

A Career Coach is a smart investment, not a luxury!  (Or what does putting a grill together have to do with conducting a job search?) True story.  On a Memorial Day weekend, just after graduating from college, I bought a grill.   I decided I was going to save the $100…

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Top 5 Ways for your LinkedIn Profile to get noticed by recruiters

July 23, 2016

A stellar LinkedIn profile is key to being found by recruiters that are looking to fill positions.  If your profile is not optimized to be found by those searching to fill positions, it will be invisible and you won’t get calls for related positions. Here are the top 5 ways…

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It’s a Secret – the #1 Way to Create a Resume that Gets Immediate Results

July 23, 2016

As a former Market Research / Competitive Intelligence professional now turned Resume Writer and Career Coach, I’m wired to look at products, companies and now people with the ability to pinpoint their unique strengths and selling points – or what is known as their “unique selling proposition” (USP) – and…

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5 Common Mistakes Career Leaders make on their resumes that can cost an interview

July 11, 2016

5 Common Mistakes Career Leaders make on their resumes that can cost an interview These 5 common resume mistakes can easily cost the job interview for manager, directors, VPs and executives. At this level in your career, you should know how to write a killer resume that not only lands…

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Who works with a Career Coach?

July 6, 2016

Who works with a Career Coach? Now that we have explored why to work with a Career / Job Search coach, who actually works with one, and when is a coach engaged? Following is a list of those who should engage with a Career / Job Search Coach: The job…

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A Career Coach is a smart investment, not a luxury!

July 6, 2016

A Career Coach is a smart investment, not a luxury!  (Or what does putting a grill together have to do with conducting a job search?) True story.  On a Memorial Day weekend, just after graduating from college, I bought a grill.   I decided I was going to save the $100…

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Top 5 Ways to Find a Job You’ll Love – Overview

April 19, 2016

Which group of people are you in? A).  Those who love and are engaged by their  job; B). Those who either are disengaged or hate their job Would it surprise you to know that 51% of people report being disengaged in work and 17% report hating their jobs – and only…

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The #1 Way to move your Job Search into the FAST LANE

April 19, 2016

Job seekers may be stuck in a slow job search for one or more of the following reasons: They never took time to complete branding exercises and hence cannot articulate their strengths or why someone should hire them; Their resume fails to highlight the candidate’s strengths and why the employer…

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6 ways to Accelerate your Job Search in the New Year!

April 19, 2016

If you truly want to jump start and accelerate your job search, you may need a different approach. You’ve heard it said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing but expecting different results. If what you’re doing in your job search is not working, you need a…

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