Top 5 Ways to Accelerate Your Job Search: #5 – Conduct a Targeted Job Search to Tap the Hidden Job Market

February 5, 2018

Tapping the hidden job market (also known as a targeted search) is still one of the best ways to find a job. This is such an important concept to grasp that I developed an entire training session around the concept. Here is what you need to know from a high…

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Top 5 Ways to Accelerate your Job Search: #3 Ensure your Resume is Top Notch

February 4, 2018

  You might be tempted to create or update your own resume. We all have many things we try to do ourselves and many things we outsource, based upon our unique strengths. I make a mean chocolate chip cookie and authentic Hungarian chicken paprikas – but you’ll never see my…

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Top 5 Ways to Accelerate Your Job Search: #4 Tips for Getting Hired when Applying

February 2, 2018

  It’s a fact that only around 25% of jobs are advertised. Most jobs are received through the “hidden job market” which we will discuss in our next post. I also recommend you spend 90% of your time on the hidden job market and only 10% of your time to…

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Top 5 Ways to Accelerate your Job Search: #1 Define & Communicate your Brand

February 1, 2018

  What do you think of when you hear the word “Brand”? Perhaps Nike with their infamous “swoosh” mark and the “Just Do It” tag line. Did you know that YOU are a brand? Yes, that is correct. You are a brand! A brand is a product, service or concept…

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7 ways to transform your Executive Resume from good to great

January 26, 2018

  As published in Forbes magazine. As an executive resume writer, I often work with executives who want to take their resume from “good” to “great” so they can accelerate their job search. In applying for a job, thousands may be competing with you for the honor of being the…

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Land Your Next Executive Job In As Little as 4 Weeks

January 16, 2018

  As previously published in Forbes Magazine These days, many executives find that a job search is not only difficult to conduct but a lengthy, time-involved process. As time draws on, they may even find themselves in an unproductive, stagnant job search. Or, perhaps they are landing interviews, but for…

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

January 12, 2018

  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) –…

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Secrets of a 4-week Job Search #1 – Do you have a clear job target?

July 19, 2017

Today’s topic is the importance of a clear job target in a fast job search. I’m surprised at how often I see others’ resumes that either have no job target or an unclear job target.  Either the job target is completely missing, or it is extremely vague as in “Business…

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Six Reasons Why You Must Keep Your Resume Up-To-Date

July 18, 2017

  As published in Forbes Magazine: Should you take the time to keep your resume and LinkedIn profile updated? If you don’t, you’re taking a reactive approach to life. If you do, you’ll be proactively ready to set goals, become an expert and to pursue side consulting gigs and full-time…

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It’s a secret – the #1 question to ask during a job interview

April 26, 2017

  So few have heard of this technique that sometimes it seems to be a secret. As an jobseeker, it is a good idea to be prepared with questions when you walk into an interview. You’ll want to research the company ahead of time and be prepared to ask about…

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

April 26, 2017

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…

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

March 28, 2017

  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…

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