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November 5, 2019

No!!! The Thank You card is not dead! Here’s how I know.

I have a girlfriend that has sent me handwritten cards since we were ten years young. Without fully giving away my age, its been a few decades. These cards come to say thank you or simply that she is thinking...

October 15, 2019

The resounding answer to this question is yes!

However, before you add your LinkedIn profile to your resumé, let us discuss why and how to make sure your profile and URL are ready.

In the current job market, you are expected to have a LinkedIn profile URL in your he...

October 8, 2019

The fourth quarter is here, and we are all in the process of evaluation. Whether you own your own business or a professional at another company, the end of the year is upon us. The question is, “Where are you with your goals for the year?”

Proper goal setting is imp...

October 1, 2019

1.       Header

The header on the resume will remain the same for a Federal and Standard resume. Required on your Federal resume is the inclusion of the Job Title including the associated number. As an applicant, you need to change the Job T...

September 24, 2019

There is a fine line between writing a new cover letter for each job you apply for and having a cover letter template. 

Your cover letter should entice a potential employer to continue to read your resume. Too often, we see a cover letter that uses the same verbiage...

September 17, 2019

We’ve all heard how important it is to have a professional email address for your personal brand and for your job search (and resumé). Let me start by sharing a true story. 

I was working as the lead inside sales representative for a luxury window and door company a...

September 10, 2019

This week #upskilling is trending in professional conversations.

For many of my clients the number one fear of changing their job, transitioning to a new field, and job searching in general is a lack of confidence in their skill set.

So, is this fear rational or irr...

September 3, 2019

Approach your resumé summary the same way you would approach a topic paragraph in an essay. Choose three concrete details to highlight — and quantify — throughout your resumé.

It’s okay if you’re far removed from English course work. Just pick three strengths to sho...

August 27, 2019

Emotional Intelligence, EQ is defined as the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.

The book I connect with and benefits my career most on the subject of EQ is Emotiona...

August 20, 2019

Interviews are nerve racking! But what if you take a different approach?


Last week’s installment of our Transferable Skills series described how to place your transferable skills on your resume. Today we will discuss how to exp...

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