cover letter template. Asian woman sitting at a desk in front of city skyline

A cover letter template can be a good place to start, but should not be where you stop. Just like with an executive level resume, your cover letter should be unique to you and the position you are applying to. Generic cover letters with a few key words sprinkled in for the Applicant Tracking System…

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Resume Template. An image of an Asian looking man standing proudly in a suit and tie.

There are so many premade resume templates out there, you might consider saving time by using one to plug in your relevant skills. However, that is a good way to end up looking just like everyone else.  At the executive level, you must be able to stand out from the crowd. No matter how well…

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Laid off? This photo shows a for hire sign from a London taxi.

So you’ve been laid off. This can cause a cascade of emotions and stress for anyone.  However, it’s important to keep a level head and stay focused on your goals, taking conscientious and regular action to get hired.  Here’s some ideas to maximize your ability to succeed. Go Public With Your Job Search Tell everyone.…

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Networking Activities. Word map with crisscrossing lines to represent connections and networking

Networking activities sure have pivoted in the last few months. Social distancing and quarantine have forced us to be very creative in how we connect for our careers and job searches. Things have started to open back up. Restaurants are inviting diners in now. However, people are still being cautious about meeting in person, which…

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company culture. puzzle pieces with cartoon hands pointing to each piece

Company culture is a big consideration, or should be, when researching companies to work for. Did you know that one of the most common reasons for not hiring someone is “not the right cultural fit.” It’s also very common for employees to state that the reason they left was a “toxic work environment.” Begin your…

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You’re out there looking for your perfect job.  You know what you want and what your skills are. You’ve updated your resume but have you updated your Facebook profile? Even if you use LinkedIn as your primary business profile, you need to make sure your Facebook profile is professional.  Facebook is pervasive in our modern…

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Remote meetings can be challenging at the best of times: tech difficulties, timing challenges, and a lessening of social cues can decrease meeting effectiveness. However, they can still be successful. Here are some straightforward strategies to make the most out of your meeting. Pay Extra Attention to Nonverbal Cues in Online Meetings Humans are hardwired…

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What does your LinkedIn profile picture say about you? If you don’t have one, you need to post one very soon. Profiles with profile pictures can get up to 21 times more views than profiles without them, according to LinkedIn. Here are some tips on maximizing your potential on LinkedIn with a good image. Just like…

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