Slow your job search. Photo of a crosswalk sign indicating to stop in a busy city.

Don’t slow your job search down by making these five common mistakes.  Any of these errors can hamstring your career strategy.  If you’re making more than one of these mistakes, watch out for slow traffic ahead. 1) Not Networking Enough You can’t get hired if you can’t get seen. It’s crucial to up your game…

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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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Get Your Resume Updated

by Greg Faherty, CPRW It is important to get your resume updated now, more than ever before. You might think that the current situation makes this the worst time to update a resume, but in fact, the opposite is true. And here are some reasons why you should get your resume updated:   Why not…

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Resume myths

Do you still believe these resume myths?  We have reported a few times on different types of common errors and mistakes that people make on their resumes. No surprise, spelling and grammar are big ones. However, there are some common misconceptions or resume myths that people still believe that just aren’t true in the modern…

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resume review

“Will you take a look at my resume?” Has a friend or family member ever asked you to do a resume review for them? Did you immediately agree because you wanted to help? Did it end up being uncomfortable? Sure, we all want to help people we care about, but we might not be up…

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Common Resume Mistakes

Have you looked at your resume lately? We’ve all done it–overlooked an error, omitted something crucial, or hit send without proofreading. YIKES! Go ahead, pull up your resume, blow the dust off your keyboard and see if there is room for improvement. If you like, submit it for a Free Critique–it can’t hurt and might…

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