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Wait! Before You Quit Your Job…

February 23, 2015 in Career Coaching by newresource

Wait! Before You Quit Your Job… I love when people quit their jobs but not because of the drama involved, no, I like it because in most cases when someone quits their job they have a better one lined up. They are going on to bigger and better things. It’s a great time for them. Quitting doesn’t have to be
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#WorstResumeAdviceEver

February 16, 2015 in Bad Resume Advice, Great Resume Advice by newresource

#WorstResumeAdviceEver I’ve learned a lot of interesting and fascinating things about jobs and careers as a resume writer. I’ve spoken to nearly 1000 people, individually or in groups and I can you this, there is a lot of confusion regarding resumes, jobs, careers, interviews and recruiting.  I’ve learned that people really need help with this and they are reading and
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What Recruiters Do Versus What You Think They Do

February 9, 2015 in Job Tips, Personal Branding by newresource

What Recruiters Do Versus What You Think They Do I’m talking to the job seekers; those who are looking for that next job after being laid off. The ones who never needed help because they were always given jobs from friends or family members – but now that’s dried up. I’m writing to those who are looking high and low
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The One Thing You Must Do To Get The Job

February 2, 2015 in Interview Tips, Job Tips by newresource

The One Thing You Must Do To Get The Job There are so many rules to finding a job today – more than in the past. Previously, all you needed was a strong network of friends, then there came the Want Ads but they were replaced by online company pages, now you have company pages, job boards, apps and social media.
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What’s Wrong With Your LinkedIn Profile

January 26, 2015 in LinkedIn by newresource

What’s Wrong With Your LinkedIn Profile Toward the end of 2014, I decided to spend less time on some other social media sites and more time on LinkedIn. It is the number 1 professional network with over 230 million users. I’ve learned a lot and there is some really good content being shared on LinkedIn. That’s the good news, but
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4 Things That Cost You The Job (and it’s not your resume)

January 19, 2015 in Career Coaching, Interview Tips, Job Tips by newresource

As much as we want to believe we are judged solely on our skills, education, experience and abilities – it’s just not always true. And unfortunately, the interview process is all about judgment. The hiring decision can be the most costly decision a company can make, and the higher the position the higher the risk. When recruiters and mangers are
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What Does Your Resume Say About You?

January 12, 2015 in Career Coaching, Cover Letters, Resumes by newresource

What Does Your Resume Say About You? Believe it or not, your resume says a lot about you as a person and possible employee. No one likes to be judged however in the job market and hiring game; it’s all about judgment. They want to know as much as possible before making the costly decision to hire you so your
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Why Looking For a Job Sucks (like really bad)

January 5, 2015 in Career Coaching, Interview Tips, Job Tips by newresource

Why Looking For a Job Sucks (like really hard) I don’t know a single person who enjoys looking for a new job…no one at all. I know some that will do it whenever necessary but I don’t know anyone who relishes the experience of looking and finding a new job. The entire process of job hunting sucks. There are many
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A Simple Thank You

November 23, 2014 in Gratitude by newresource

A Simple Thank You I’m feeling especially thankful this year and it’s all because of you. I want to say “thank you” to those that hired me to update their resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles. Thank you to anyone who has referred someone to me for assistance. To those that have emailed me for advice and insight, I want
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Want a job? Get Poached! Recruiters Latest Trend!

November 10, 2014 in Job Tips, Recruitment, Resumes, Uncategorized by newresource

Get Poached! Do you know what that means? No? Well you should because it’s happening to people every day. In fact I am getting more and more of my resume clients report to me that they are being poached. You can’t be poached if you are not accessible. To those of you who know someone who does not “do” social
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