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

April 19, 2016

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 that…

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Executive Job Search Campaigns – DIY or outsource to a professional?

April 19, 2016

Short answer – leave it to a professional and go enjoy your time off. As an executive, you probably have someone to do your landscaping and housekeeping, in addition to an administrative professional helping you on your job. Yet, many executives still conduct their own job search campaigns. With very…

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