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  • 5 Ways a Career Changer Can Demonstrate Leadership Skills on Their Resume
    by Lisa Rangel - May 9, 2017
    Money Magazine wrote an article about “The 8 Best Skills for Career Changers“, and the author lists LEADERSHIP as the second best skill for a career changer to have and to showcase on their resume as a transferable skill. Leadership is one of those skills that everyone claims to have but few know how to list on their resume effectively. It’s an important soft skill. Up until relatively recently, comp...
  • How to Do What You Love
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - May 9, 2017
    How to Do What You Love The number one resolution each year is change. Be it weight loss or leaving bad habits behind, the beginning of the year always represents a fresh start. For many women, it seems as though you spend each day trudging into work, doing what you must to get by. Then one day you wake up, aged 20 years and completely unfulfilled. No one has intentions of being this person, but it happens all too often. Pe...
  • Successful Job Searching - What You Can Learn From Nature
    by Georgia Adamson - May 9, 2017
    You might be saying, “Learn from nature about my job search? That’s crazy!” While it might sound a little off-the-wall, it’s not as crazy as you might think. I’ll admit today’s post is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but sometimes we can use a little humor to lighten a task that often stirs up negative emotions in us. So bear with me, as we take a stroll through lessons you can learn about successful...
  • Did You Fall for These Resume Myths?
    by Laura Smith-Proulx - May 8, 2017
    No matter how much advice is published on the subject, some myths still circulate about the best way to write your resume. Fortunately, a lot has changed in resume writing and job search – and you can benefit from these new trends. For example, you might have been told to keep your resume to a specified length or to always exclude certain types of information. Given how much has changed in the job market, many of thes...
  • How to Write a Better C-Level Marketing Resume
    by Louise Garver - May 5, 2017
    Marketing resumes are a favorite for me to write because the role of marketing has changed so much in the past years. For example, marketing professionals are now finding themselves nose-deep in social media strategies, customer value analysis, growth hacking, customer relationship management (CRM), split testing, and yes, deep-dive data analysis. There are now job titles where IT and marketing are being mashed together too...
  • Decoding The Job Ads
    by Debra Wheatman - May 4, 2017
    If you’ve spent any significant amount of time reading through job ads, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that many of them are rife with buzzwords and jargon. When these words are used over and over, they meld together and become meaningless. Reading through a job description can be an exercise in both futility and confusion. Here are what some of the most common buzzwords you see in those ads might mean. Detail-orien...
  • How To Build A Modern Apprenticeship
    by Lindsey Pollak - May 2, 2017
    Last week I wrote about apprenticeship, the ancient business strategy that I recommend every modern manager use. But, ahem, not all managers read my blog and even the most well-meaning managers don’t always follow best practices when it comes to training and coaching employees. (And yes, I know it’s weird to write about apprenticeship when this is going on…) While you can’t change your manager&rsquo...
  • Spring Clean Your Job Search
    by Barbara Safani - May 2, 2017
    Spring is here and it’s time for some spring cleaning. That goes for your career strategy as well. Have you given any thought to trimming your bloated, outdated resume or banking some of your new networking contacts to help advance your job prospects this season? Here are 7 easy steps you can take right now to get your career on course and ensure you are prepared for future opportunities. Ditch toxic people. You...
  • Career Success: "Fair" Compensation - And Can You Get It?
    by Georgia Adamson - May 1, 2017
    Financial compensation (salary/wages) might not be the only measurement you use to determine whether you’re in a good place in terms of career success, but it’s often one of the top factors you look at. If you’re out of work and looking or considering a move from your current job for some reason, you’re probably including compensation as something to think about. It’s a complex situation and on...
  • Resume Advice for College Students
    by Robin Schlinger - April 28, 2017
    Q. I am going to be graduating soon with a degree in economics but I really want to work in the fashion industry. How can I apply for jobs when all my education is pointing in the wrong direction? A. Many of us find that our careers take off in directions that have little if anything to do with our degree. I’m a professional resume writer but my degree from MIT is in Chemical Engineering. That does not mean my degree...