Why have a summary statement on your resume?

Why have a summary statement on your resume?

What exactly is a summary statement? It’s a few short lines that go at the top of your resume and makes it easy for the hiring manager to quickly understand your experience and qualifications. Basically, it gives the highlights of what you bring to the table.

Have you made any of these mistakes while on an interview?

Have you made any of these mistakes while on an interview?

Timing your arrival to your interview time slot can demonstrate your ability to manage your time properly and your commitment to the role. On the other hand, arriving late shows an interviewer that you don’t care about the job enough to prioritize the interview or the hiring manager’s time. Arriving too early can also cause issues for the people involved in the interview process, as they may have other tasks they need to complete before conducting your interview.

75 days till December 31st

75 days till December 31st

There’s no better time than now to slow down, take a breath and reflect on the accomplishments and shortcomings of the past year. The last month of the year is also the perfect opportunity to begin thinking about goals and aspirations for 2024 and beyond. Re-examine...

October 7th is Ageism Day

October 7th is Ageism Day

If you’re a mature worker, there are a few strategies you can employ to combat age discrimination during your job search. #ageism

Are Resumes Still Relevant?

Are Resumes Still Relevant?

Yes, resumes are still relevant; but they are used differently than in the pre-digital age. Where resumes were once about selling your unique skills and broad experience to a hiring manager, they are now about making yourself “searchable” to those same hiring managers...

Should I hire a Career Coach?

Should I hire a Career Coach?

I am asked that question several times a day. There is really no right answer. What I do know is that when I have a potential client contact me it is because they are stuck somewhere in their job search. So, I believe that Career Coaching puts you in charge of your...

Ditch the Degree

Ditch the Degree

Ditch the Degree In years past, having a college degree was required for almost every salaried job—and many hourly jobs, as well. Candidates who didn't have a degree often would lose out on opportunities and struggle to advance their careers. When I had my Staffing...

Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

Are you thinking about job hopping? Here are some pros and cons to consider before making a move. Job hopping is a growing trend among young professionals and it is now trending for Boomers. Instead of sticking with the same employer for decades, they switch jobs to...

How to Ask for a Referral

How to Ask for a Referral

How to ask  for  employee referrals in your job search Have a friend on the inside? Here's how to take advantage of someone who works at your dream company. Conventional wisdom says that an employee referral equals a fast-track to getting a job. And in many cases,...