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The Ultimate Guide to Acing Your Next Job Interview (Even When You’re Still Employed)

The Ultimate Guide to Acing Your Next Job Interview (Even When You’re Still Employed)

Acing your next interview now means that, should you need (or want) to find a new job tomorrow, you have covered all your bases.   If you’re happily employed, particularly in today’s job market, you have much for which to be grateful. Aside from the obvious reasons, you also have the perfect opportunity to set […]

January 12, 2023 | By | Reply More
Resume Core Competencies — How to Make Them Count!

Resume Core Competencies — How to Make Them Count!

For many professionals, core competencies are just a part of who they are. This can make it difficult to express them on their resumes. . Professionals at mid- and advanced-stages of their careers are expected to have proficiencies relevant to their fields. “Core competencies,” as they’re often called, refer to high levels of proficiencies individuals […]

January 4, 2023 | By | Reply More
Do Buzzwords and Cliches Make Your Resume Sound Less Powerful?

Do Buzzwords and Cliches Make Your Resume Sound Less Powerful?

  “Resume buzzwords have two major problems. First, everyone uses them, so they’re not going to help you stand out. More importantly? They’re vague, and don’t really tell hiring managers anything about your qualifications.” SmartRecruiters.com   In today’s job market, you have only a few options that will ensure you land an interview: being born […]

December 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Yes, You Need a Resume Summary Statement. Here’s Why.

Yes, You Need a Resume Summary Statement. Here’s Why.

Do you really need a resume summary? Yes, you do! Studies have shown over half of recruiter-scanned resumes were disregarded for missing a professional summary statement.   In this post: What is a Resume Summary? How a resume summary helps your interview chances. Why resumes lack professional summary statements. Writing a resume summary. Free resume […]

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How do I cover big employment gaps in my resume? (Some dos and don’ts)

How do I cover big employment gaps in my resume? (Some dos and don’ts)

  Unemployment can happen to anyone. It’s how you explain an employment gap that can make or break your chances of getting hired.   You’re eager to get back on your feet and back to work after a lengthy period of unemployment. But as you craft your resume, you face a dilemma: how should you […]

November 11, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More