why you should update your resume

It’s tempting to wait, why should you get your resume updated now? Here’s the top reasons why you need to spend some time making sure your resume is ready to use:   Why You Should Get Your Resume Updated Now In volatile times it’s important to be ready to pivot with changing needs and industry…

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infographic resume. Illustration of a man holding a piece of a pie chart in his arms, standing next to the completed chart.

How do you stand out from the crowd when the world is mostly online?  An infographic resume is one answer. Adding An Infographic Attitude Information noise is increasing every day.  We don’t read, we scan. You can counteract this overwhelm by creating an infographic resume.  Typically, recruiters only take 7 seconds to look at a…

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applying for a job. Image of 3 telescopes in a row

Applying for a job is not a simple and quick task. It can take weeks of research, hours of crafting the perfect resume and cover letter, and mental energy preparing for the interview. Applying for a new job and starting a new career IS a full-time job. However, there are three key things to be…

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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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Social Distancing written on a chalkboard with arrows pointing to the edges

The world has changed and now we all must learn how to change with it. Social distancing is the new norm. It’s everywhere, from grocery shopping to walking in the park, to interviewing for jobs.  Life doesn’t stop just because we struggle, and your job search doesn’t need to stop either.  If you’re not sure…

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Resume Targeting

Resume targeting has always been important and is even more crucial in today’s job market. Create a strategic resume for your executive job search. Recently we published and article on Executive Job Search Tips and Things to Avoid. The strategy for advancing your career changes the further you travel up the ladder to success. Things…

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career books

Looking for some good career books to read? Time at home gives us time to reflect. For many, this time at home is time away from our jobs. Still others may face the loss of a job when the world goes back to work after this time in quarantine.  Why not use this time to…

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desired salary

Ah, the dreaded “what is your desired salary” question. Of course you want to earn more than you are currently earning. However, you don’t want to price yourself out of being considered. What to do? What to do? Do your research before an interview to get a good idea of the fair market value of…

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