Take Control of Your Job Search Campaign

As a professional résumé writer and Strong Interest Inventory practitioner, I have helped hundreds of people who are looking for job and/or career opportunities. These people generally fall within one of three categories: 1) attacking the job search with energy and drive; 2) actively pursuing opportunities that they see; or 3) passively waiting for opportunities …

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Generate a Successful Job Search Campaign by Employing an Executive Mindset

There is a lot of information available on the web and in other published materials about the skills and attributes needed to be a successful executive. This suggests that there is a mystic about being an executive that does not really apply to other people. It does not take a giant leap in logic to …

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Don’t Short-circuit Your Job Search Campaign with Poor Strategy Choice

A successful job search campaign requires careful planning and a focus on doing things that have the greatest positive impact. There are a range of job search strategies that you can use to find a great job. It is not practical to do them all, so developing an overall approach that includes strategies that are …

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Set Yourself Apart from the Competition with an Accomplishment-driven Résumé

Ready, Set, Go! The 2017 job search season is upon us. January through April is viewed by many to be the most active time of year for employers to hire. However, it is also the most active time for job seekers to be searching for new employment opportunities. What this boils down to is there …

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Designing a Successful Job Search Campaign is a Personal Journey, but It Does Not Have to be a Lonely One

The process for finding a great job is not the same for everyone. There are a wide range of approaches and strategies that can be used individually or as a blend, so identifying one formula that meets all job seekers’ needs is not possible. However, a common theme that underlies much of the guidance found …

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