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  • Making the right career decisions
    by Georgia Adamson - September 20, 2017
    What would you do if the kind of career opportunity you’ve been eagerly seeking suddenly appeared–but it came with a “catch”? That is, it carried some baggage that wasn’t what you wanted. Would you walk away in disappointment or take it and hope for the best? Career opportunity decisions can force choices you’re not sure how to make. What Do Career Opportunities with a Catch Look Like?...
  • 5 Job Search Tactics for Executives Using the R.O.T.H. Method
    by Lisa Rangel - September 18, 2017
    When a frustrated client who is in a job search tells me something like, “I have submitted my resume to over 300 job postings and I have only received one interview,” I want to scream: “Joel, get off the job boards!” a-la-Risky Business - where Joel’s mom tells him to get off the babysitter with the house surrounded by police. Seriously, get off the job boards. Stop spending all of your t...
  • Practical Help in Resume Writing Services for Career Change
    by Paul Freiberger - September 18, 2017
    Looking for secrets of the career change job search and the career change resume? When you are contemplating a career change, you certainly need to know what job you want to do. But making a change can force you to know what you want your job to do for you. Look at yourself, your career, and your goals. Goals may change over the course of your career. You may have more of an eagerness to contribute to others. Or your pers...
  • A Career Portfolio Can Give You A Competitive Edge
    by Carole Kanchier - September 14, 2017
    Advance your career. Develop a career portfolio that demonstrates what you can offer a potential employer, business investor, or new client. Portfolios provide considerably more information than a cover letter and resume alone. Career portfolios use words and pictures, as well as an array of multi-media formats. A portfolio is limited only by one’s imagination. A portfolio includes work samples that show y...
  • Job Search Tactics: What to Do When Your White Crayon Needs New Batteries?
    by Lisa Rangel - September 13, 2017
    When my son was a toddler, I recall a time when he was coloring with a box of many crayons on a large white piece of construction paper - like one of those 128-crayon boxes. These expansive boxes of crayons made me giddy as a kid (I digress). There he was... Scribbling and drawing, creating his next refrigerator-bound masterpiece, when he looks up and says to me, 'Needs batteries' while holding up the white crayon. He...
  • Resume Impact - Executive Summary VS. Objective
    by Georgia Adamson - September 13, 2017
    Are you still clinging to the idea of starting your resume with an objective? You know the kind: “Position utilizing my extensive background in technology sales and marketing.” Or maybe: “Growth-oriented technical sales position in a well-established company.” Stop! Please! These are painful. I hate to tell you this, but you’ve just put your intended audience (potential employers) to sleep!...
  • Is Resume Fluff Preventing You From Landing Interviews?
    by Lisa Rangel - September 7, 2017
    Marshmallow fluff is a pretty delectable treat. Simply sweet and adds height and volume to a scrumptious ice cream sundae… However, you do not want fluff in your resume. Keep it strictly for your ice cream sundaes. How do you know if you have fluff in your resume? To start, if you are listing tasks, initiatives or areas of responsibility on your resume, but you do not have accomplishments corresponding to the...
  • Job Search: Are The Odds Stacked Against You?
    by Georgia Adamson - September 7, 2017
    As if job searching weren’t enough of a pain to begin with, it seems new wrinkles are added all too often. And they’re basically never designed to make your life as a job seeker easier. Companies seem to do their best to put distance between themselves and the great talent they say they need to hire. This means that something already considered painful or unpleasant just got harder. You’re forced to stumbl...
  • How Executives Can 'Beat The Kids' and Interview Successfully Against Millennials
    by Lisa Rangel - August 31, 2017
    One of our recent interview coaching clients expressed to us how she believes ageism was preventing her from landing a job. So, she hired us to help her beat ageism in her interviews. She wanted to outshine the millennials (aka beat the kids). Okay! I'm game.... We learned that she was reaching out to her vast network, all on her own, to find people at companies where she wanted to work. She had been landing...
  • Your Job Search Marketing "Campaign"
    by Georgia Adamson - August 31, 2017
    You do have a job search marketing campaign, don’t you? Even if you’re not actively job searching now, you should have a campaign either in mind or in the works. To paraphrase an old saying, “An ounce of job search preparation is worth more than a pound of after-the-fact damage control.” What’s a Job Search Marketing Campaign? A campaign has been defined as work performed in an organized an...