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Pamela La Gioia has been researching and writing about remote work since the early 1990's. She is the Senior Career Specialist of RemoteWork Source, the leading provider of technical and professional remote career opportunities.

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Yes,  Your Resume Needs a Professional Summary Statement. Here’s Why.

Yes, Your Resume Needs a Professional Summary Statement. Here’s Why.

[Plus: Free Professional Summary workbook download!] Does your resume really need a professional summary? Yes, it does! Studies have shown over half of recruiter-scanned resumes were disregarded for missing a resume summary statement.   In this post: What is a Summary Statement? How a professional summary helps your interview chances. Why resumes lack summary statements. […]

November 29, 2022 | By | 2 Replies More
Job Searching: Why Is It So Hard to Land a Remote Position?

Job Searching: Why Is It So Hard to Land a Remote Position?

  Job searching is hard. But finding a remote job can prove even harder. Despite remote work becoming more a norm than just a trend, job seekers need to adopt a different mindset if they want to land a remote position.   Past workforce trends were once responsible for the inability of people to work […]

November 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
From Fired, to Fired Up: 6 Positive Choices to Keep You Motivated

From Fired, to Fired Up: 6 Positive Choices to Keep You Motivated

  You’re out of a job. That’s the bad news. The good news, says author Jon Gordon, is that by making a few positive choices you’ll not only make your job search a thousand times more pleasant, you’ll actually make it successful.   The days following those fateful words, “We have to let you go,” […]

November 20, 2022 | By | Reply More
Veterans Day: Honoring Our Veterans, and Those Who Hire Them

Veterans Day: Honoring Our Veterans, and Those Who Hire Them

  One of the biggest hardships veterans face is the inability to land jobs.   November 11th is an important time for Americans. It’s a time meant to honor the countless brave soldiers who served their country and risked their lives for our freedoms.   Veterans Day is a fitting opportunity to honor American heroes […]

November 11, 2022 | By | 3 Replies More
Are You Losing Out with These Nine Costly Resume Mistakes?

Are You Losing Out with These Nine Costly Resume Mistakes?

Resume mistakes can disqualify even the most experienced person. Find out if you are you are missing interviews because of one or more of these resume mistakes. Resume mistakes can be costly. They can pass even the most qualified person for an interview. Depending on the position, a recruiter, or even a company’s values, resume […]

November 10, 2022 | By | Reply More
12 Virtual Communication Mistakes that Can Make You Look Awful

12 Virtual Communication Mistakes that Can Make You Look Awful

(Updated 8-20-22)   With a few simple preventative measures we can avoid many communication snafus that affect our professional relationships.   Even before the onset of COVID-19, 70% of the global workforce was already working from home at least one day a week. Virtual communication is already familiar to us; but now remote work is […]

August 20, 2022 | By | 2 Replies More
How to Cope With a Horrible Boss

How to Cope With a Horrible Boss

(Updated: 8-07-22) Whether they’re bullies or just incompetent, horrible bosses are one of the top reasons people quit their jobs.   Such is life: birth, taxes, and, at least once in a person’s career, a horrible boss.   In fact, says Entrepreneur.com contributor Dave Hutton, dealing with difficult bosses is so common that it has […]

August 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
45 Winning Questions to Ask After an Interview (Plus Free Question download)

45 Winning Questions to Ask After an Interview (Plus Free Question download)

  There’s no getting around it. After every interview you’re going to be asked,  “Do you have any questions for me?”     Whew! You make it through your interview without missing a beat. You’re almost home free. Then, the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions?”   Of course you have questions; but now […]

October 28, 2021 | By | Reply More
10 Tips to Help You Master Your Video Interview

10 Tips to Help You Master Your Video Interview

  Prolonged safety precautions such as continuous social distancing, have made two-way video interviews employers’ preferred method of interviewing candidates.* For many job applicants, however, virtual interviews can feel more awkward than in-person meetings. (* Gartner.com)   According to SHRM, the “shared pandemic experience has engendered empathy among recruiters and hiring managers, but new biases […]

October 25, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Why Your Boss Says “No” to Working from Home

Why Your Boss Says “No” to Working from Home

  Remote work is more popular than ever, but getting employers on board still isn’t easy. Here are the top reasons some managers are resistant to letting employees work from home.     Managers are afraid of being seen as unfair. Managers think working from home makes collaboration difficult. Managers believe communication will be too […]

October 22, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More