Executive Job Search Strategies

Life Happens: Dealing with Gaps In Employment on Resume

you cannot hide, deny, embellish the fact that you have been out of work. Even if you were to remove dates (let’s just say), during the application screening process this will be indentified and guess what…Not only will you now be the candidate who has been out of work for a couple of years but you are the candidate that tried to camouflage it.

Executive Job Search Strategies

How To Make Your Thank You Letter Work For You

The problem with most Thank You letters is they are usually prepared as just a nice gesture. Saying thank you is a very nice thing to do and it does go along way, but it is not strategic enough to add another dimension to your candidacy, it leverages not an additional qualifier, and doesn’t elevate your interview performance. In other words, use your Thank you opportunity as a last marketing tool in order to gain you a competitive distinction.