How to Prepare for a New Job Search in 2017

Well as you may know, in America, we have just elected a new President, who will be taking over January 20th 2017.  No matter how you feel about the President-Elect and his future administration, one thing remains constant – you want more in 2017. Many of you plan to stick it out for 2016, until after the holidays […]

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Are 76% of Unprofessional Résumés Really Thrown Out?

Are 76% of Unprofessional Really Thrown Out? I saw an interesting post on Instagram the other day, it read “Unprofessional resumes account for 76% of rejected applications.” That is a staggering stat if it is true, so I decided to do some fact checking. And well…it turns out that the statement is not entirely UNtrue According to […]


Take Control of Your Job Search

Last week I wrote an article about how to job hunt like an Executive. I gave 3 tips to search like an Executive (they know what they’re doing). I also gave some DIY advice for those of you who think you do not need professional help. Well, I left one thing off that is also very […]


Jobs: Tell Your Story Receive Your Glory

So why are so many job seekers afraid to tell their story? If you look online all the latest job seeker advice is about developing relationships with recruiters, hiring teams and companies all for a chance to get hired. But how? How do you start the conversation with those who makes these decisions? Well, turns […]


Your Resume called, it says it needs some space

Yeah, space and editing actually. I know you have read all the “best resume” advice and “resume disaster” or the resume “dos and don’ts” articles on the internet. I’ve written a few of them myself. Many of you read and really try to follow the advice as best you can but some still think they are […]

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#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 […]