How to be an All-Star, on LinkedIn

Here's a question I see in LinkedIn group pages just about every day: How do I improve my overall profile strength. I like to try and be helpful in groups (it's where I get most of my clients after all) so I usually click through to their profile and have a look. More often than not what I … Continue reading How to be an All-Star, on LinkedIn

How to Quantify Accomplishments on Your Resume

Accomplishments demonstrate your skills and experience. It’s one thing to claim you can do something — it’s another to prove you’ve done it. When collecting accomplishments for a job search, consider the key areas of competency required for success in the position you are seeking. What are the key components of your job? You should … Continue reading How to Quantify Accomplishments on Your Resume

How to Get Your Résumé in the Hands of a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter may be one strategy you consider in your job search. You may be approached by a recruiter (sometimes called a “headhunter”), or you may wish to make contact yourself. While you may find your next job through a recruiter, it’s important to understand that recruiters aren’t in the business of finding … Continue reading How to Get Your Résumé in the Hands of a Recruiter

How to Realize What a Resume Actually is

Today let’s focus on what not to do on your resume. 1.A resume is not a biography. You may have had a number of amazing jobs and experiences, but the person reading your resume is not interested in reading your life story. Save the story-telling session for the Christmas party after you've landed the job. 2. A resume is … Continue reading How to Realize What a Resume Actually is