Before You Accept a Job Offer

When it comes to getting a new job, skills and experience are key factors, naturally. But, 91% of senior managers claim that a candidate’s fit with the company culture is just as important. Moreover, 35% of candidates would turn down a “perfect” job if the company culture isn’t the right fit for them. If you…

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online jobs

Have you been searching for online jobs? With us still being firmly entrenched in a global pandemic and as a consequence, widespread lockdowns and restrictions are still a thing in the vast majority of countries that are most significantly affected by the virus. And unfortunately, the virus doesn’t really look like it’s going to be…

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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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responses to my resumes. African American man in suit holding his cell phone and looking inquisitive

“How can I get better responses to my resume?” Maybe it’s not you. Maybe it’s your resume. You have the skills and experience for the jobs you are applying for, so why aren’t you getting responses to your applications? Here are some things to consider: A Professionally Written Resume. You are good at your job,…

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Why did you quit your job? Drawing of a hand holding question marks and another hand holding lightbulbs

Whether it is planned in advance or happens suddenly due to necessary or unforeseeable circumstances, you will eventually have to answer, “Why did you quit your job?”  Variations of this same question can include: “Why did you leave your last job?” “Why are you looking for a new job?” “Why were you fired?” “Why are…

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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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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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