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Personal Branding—Why Bother?

Branding is a hot new word circulating within organizational walls and C-Suites. But it’s not just for products and companies; nor is “personal branding” only reserved for athletes or superstars. Today, personal branding is the key to success for career professionals because it identifies you as the solution. When you build a brand, you are […]

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Resume Writing Rich with STARs, CARs & OARs

Resumes rich with STARs, CARs and OARs get the most attention and drive the most action because they focus on achievements and add measurable value to every resume. How? By instantly communicating proof of what a candidate has learned and can immediately apply to the new hiring company. If you’re not familiar with these acronyms: […]

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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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What’s Your Resume Worth?

When it comes to developing a resume, it’s an investment. Money and time are two investments that are mandatory for any successful resume. There’s no way to get around these investments but there are ways to ensure that your resume is worth the results. Money. Many people hire resume writers and this is an investment. […]

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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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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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