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Resume Do’s and Don’ts

A simple as this advice may seem, perhaps this topic may be best reserved for the Career Services Office at your local college. However, I decided add a few of my own “Do’s” and “Don’ts” after recently viewing some pretty unique (and scary) resumes from a wide-range of experience levels. “Do” utilize key industry terminology […]

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Using a CV Sample to Build your Executive Resume

A resume and a CV (curriculum vitae) are completely different beasts. Sure, there is some overlap, but the design, formatting and content look quite different. Additionally, these documents are not for everyone. Where a resume is perfect for all candidates from entry level to the C-Suite, a CV is typically reserved for those in the […]

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Building a CV – Curriculum Vitae

I can’t stress enough that when building a CV you need to first determine whether you truly need a CV or an Executive Resume, since these terms can be incorrectly interchanged from time to time. If you are building a CV, then keep in mind that much like a resume, you have lots of options […]

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Should Everyone in Higher Education Use a CV?

Are CV’s exclusively designed for higher education? Should everyone in higher education use a CV? Do you need to create a CV to replace your resume? The answer to all three is “No.” Let me explain. CV Confusion. A CV (Curriculum Vitae) is designed to share your life’s work and contributions. This is different from a […]

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Capture Career Success

Everyone wants to be recognized. We feel great when someone acknowledges who we are or the efforts we make. But did you know that these “kudos” improve your odds for career success? It’s true! They enhance your motivation, performance and increase your chances of moving up in your career, especially when you have documented proof. […]

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Searching for a Resume Template

If you’re searching for a resume template, I caution you to think twice. While a resume template may seem like an easy way to build a document, a great resume or an outstanding CV, you want to make sure that your resume is always personally branded. In career coaching, we design a career portfolio that […]

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Advancing Your Career

There seems to be a growing pattern of people in dire straits digging deep, harnessing their gusto and leveraging their strengths to successfully reach their goals.  Think Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins and Tyler Perry, to name a few. What about you? Do you want more? Is it your time to reach your big goals? Perhaps […]

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7 Ways a “Killer” Resume Attracts Attention

When employers post openings they typically get slammed with resumes from qualified and non-qualified candidates. Unfortunately, having the right skill set isn’t enough to land you an interview. With the growing amount of competition for each job posting, even the most qualified candidates can be overlooked because of their unattractive resumes. You need to design […]

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