Resume Tips Refresher

John Stronack asked:
Writing a resume is a difficult task partly because it is tedious. It essentially requires us to go back in time and try to recollect what we did. That’s the easy part, although not necessarily an enjoyable one. Once that is done, the next thing to do is to try to explain [...]

IT Resume Tips For More Interviews

Anthony Kouma asked:
As the recruitment firm that introduced IT contracting to Australia we have put together a list of do’s and don’ts for your next resume. If you are in IT and want more success out of your applications then you need to follow this advice. The fact is we still only work in [...]

Resume Tips

Tony Jacowski asked:
More often than not, people feel overconfident and treat the approach a bit too casually. However, you should make sure that both the cover letter and the resume are well drafted, so that they make a lasting impression on the reader. They should be planned to stand out in content as well [...]

To 5 Job Search Success Strategies

Lou Clark asked:
Overall there are 14 job search strategies that one can adopt when looking for a new job. The strategy that most job searchers use and easily get bogged down by is online job search sites. Unfortunately this is only successful for 4% of the users. You read that correctly - online job [...]

2009, The Year of the Job Search

Stephen Van Vreede asked: With unemployment rates at record highs and Fortune 500s daily announcing pending layoffs, it is pretty clear that 2009 is going to usher in an even greater frenzy of job seekers. All of us, directly or indirectly, will be affected in some way.As a job search coach, it concerns me that [...]

To 5 Job Search Success Strategies

Lou Clark asked: Overall there are 14 job search strategies that one can adopt when looking for a new job. The strategy that most job searchers use and easily get bogged down by is online job search sites. Unfortunately this is only successful for 4% of the users. You read that correctly - online job [...]

Top Five Tips to Get a Job Next Week

Cover Letter : You MUST have one. It must be professionally written and reinforce your experience and value proposition to the hiring company.

Cover letter consternation

As I begin my job search, I have found that even hourly positions require a cover letter now. I have not needed to write a cover letter in the past and … See all stories on this topic

Career Path Confusion?… How to Choose the Right One!

Paul Megan asked:
A customer emailed me recently. She was suffering from career path confusion. Actually she reported that she was doing well in her current job. Yet, despite her success she felt unfulfilled. And she didn’t know how to go about finding a new and more satisfying career path direction for her.
This happens a [...]

Why Am I Speciala��Insight Into Personal Branding

Michele Rhoten asked: Among career transition professionals, one of the catch phrases that is being bantered about these days is a�?personal branding.a�? Popular wisdom dictates that you must not only have a strong personal brand, but also must have the ability to project that brand 24/7! No wonder many people are walking around thinkinga��.a�?whaaaat????a�?A�One way [...]