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Keep Your Head on a Swivel (Stay Woke)

Keep Your Head on a Swivel (Stay Woke) It’s December, 2016. Normally, at this time of the year, I do not have very many clients and I adjust for that, however, as we all know by now, 2016 has been and is like no other year in recent memory. This December, I have a few […]

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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 […]

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All Due Respect, No One Is Going To Read Your ENTIRE Resume!

I know you are a big deal and have done some fantastic things but I can’t stress this point enough, no matter how important you are or think you are, no one is going to read your entire resume. Even the amazingly awesome resumes I create, I am sure that no one reads the entire […]

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Job Hunt Like an Executive (3 Tips)

Over the years it has become very clear to me that there is a difference between the Executive job search and the regular job search. Most of us hunt for a job by hitting the job boards and shaking our network trees to see what falls out. However, Executives do things a little different and they are very […]

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7 Real Life Crazy Things Jobseekers Do But Totally Shouldn’t

Before we get started let me say, not all 7 of these are “Crazy !” like numbers 6 & 7 are not as crazy as 1 – 5, however they are common jobseeker mistakes. Again these are all real examples from my friends who are hiring managers, directors and recruiters. Also a few of these […]

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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 […]

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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 […]