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Are You Resume Ready?

A former colleague calls you out of the blue and invites you to lunch. After some catching up, they tell you about a great opportunity with their company. Excitement and adrenaline course through you. This is the break that you’ve been waiting for. Then your friend asks for your resume and suddenly doubt creeps in. […]

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It’s All About The Resume. Or Is It?

It makes me sad to see someone focus all their career energy on the resume. There is a misnomer that if you have the best resume then you’ll get the job. Not true. That’s so far from the truth. There is so much more to a successful transition and advancement than just a resume. Here’s […]

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Destroy Your Resume!

Get out the scissors, shredder or trash receptacle. The resume that you know is gone! Do I have your attention? Good. Then let’s get to work. Stop trying to turn your resume into a copied template of someone else’s craftsmanship. Stop trying to make it look like every other resume that’s out there. Instead, go […]

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Resumes and Employee Retention—Is There a Correlation?

This may seem like an odd correlation, but there is a direct connection between designing a resume and employee retention. Typically, the resume is the first reason a disgruntled or frustrated employee will reach out to me for career coaching. Their intent is typically to leave the organization or team because they are frustrated with […]

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Is Your Resume One Sided?

I’m not talking pages here, I’m talking perspectives. Resumes that are “one sided” are only directed to one particular position or field and are targeted to land you the position. And yes, this is a good thing. Sure, you still may need a broader resume to use in a pinch, but a one-sided or targeted […]

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Resume or Job Search—Which Comes First?

When you’re considering a career change, your first instinct may be to create a resume. After all, you already have a job, so you know how to find one. Or do you? Are you missing out on awesome opportunities because you’re already jumping into the resume without prepping for a job search? The old adage, […]

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Resume Samples for Sales Executives

Many of my clients are sales executives. They’ve hired me because they are either poised to move up the corporate ladder or are ready to land their next big career move. Whether it’s up or out, they’re in transition and want to do everything within their power to transition smoothly, effectively and lucratively. This means […]

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Interview Questions to Ask Employers

While considering potential interview questions, you’ll also want to think about a few to ask. Formulating the right queries can be challenging because there are answers you want, but certain questions you shouldn’t ask. While we carefully craft the precise balance of information gathering and positive impression questions as part of the career coaching process, […]

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