When was the last time you updated your résumé? I’ve worked with some extraordinary professionals who admitted they don’t know the whereabouts of their résumé because they’ve been on their current job for so long. Wow! So much has changed over the years. For instance, LinkedIn, applicant tracking systems (ATS), and networking have popped up … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Need a “Ready-to-Go” Résumé
Why is "THAT" On Your Resume? Unemployed? 5 Ideas for the Meantime
This past week alone, I read or heard about several job fairs around the area. One article I read featured an outlet mall job fair, thousands of attendees, and quite a few companies that were present to do “on-the-spot” interviews and hiring. This is great news! The not so great news is that I was not … Continue reading Job Fairs… Seriously?!
Are you treating your résumé and job search like your dental health? Do you like going to the dentist? Well, although I go regularly, I don’t LIKE to go. I used to believe the dentist poked around my mouth with that pointy metal thing to purposely hurt me. The dentist used to say, “You must … Continue reading Is Your Résumé Healthy?
Cover letters – the talk of the town. We often hear many questions about the relevancy of cover letters. Do we need cover letters to apply for jobs? Do recruiters and hiring managers read cover letters? What purpose does the cover letter serve? Let me tell you a story… At the turn of the century, … Continue reading Cover Letters Are For…