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.
How and Why You Should Still Job Search This Holiday There is always someone, somewhere, who is currently searching for the ideal candidate, even during the holiday season. In fact, this is an ideal time for you to job search because the competition may be sipping on eggnog, leaving that opportunity available for you to […]
How would you feel if you had a nicely polished resume that projects and elevates your level of professionalism? More confident? I bet!
Crafting a dynamic resume that is also a great selling tool takes more than 30 minutes. Yet, with the following quick and easy visual and marketing ‘style over’ tips, you Will begin to distinguish yourself from the job search mob.
Unemployment can induce anxiety and depression! Especially with all the talk on the news about the high unemployment rate. Yet, taking some time off from job searching (and away from the nightly news) will help you sustain your sanity so you come back to your job-hunt campaign renewed and with a fresh perspective. A clear […]
All job seekers want to know how to properly list references, how many references should they provide, how much detail is needed. I came across this excellent post by Don Orlando and I thought it was extremely insightful and informative… Thanks to Don Orlando for his permission to share with you… By Don Orlando, MBA, […]
The value of your tweets. Now that you have set up your Twitter account, what do you tweet in order to get closer to an actual job lead? There are many steps you can take to job search via Twitter but in this blog post I will focus on your tweets’ content because a great […]
You invest hours researching how to craft a dynamic resume, you slave over a few drafts, you attach your final polished draft to a well-written email and you click that button with the cute little envelope icon…Whatchamacallit? Oh. Yes. The Send button. You feel good. You’re hopeful. You can’t wait ’till you hear back because you just know your resume is impressive. Wait a minute… what’s that!? It’s…a MISTAKE on your resume! Well, maybe they won’t notice (you think?).
These guys noticed. Read the following bloopers, advice, pet-peeves, and humorous stories told by professional resume writers and career coaches. The experts share some of the worst mistakes and costly negligence they have seen on resumes (a bit beyond typos). Hopefully, they will save you from the same doom that almost befell their clients.