The job search process is a full-time job! I am sure you heard this before or experienced it yourself. When you use the same resume to apply for 50 jobs, you are in reactive job search mode. The reactive job search makes the employer choose your career. A proactive job search targets the roles and companies you want. You tailor your resume to each job … Continue reading 5 Ways to Start Your Targeted Job Search Today
No matter your job title, you’re the team leader when it comes to your career, your future. You’ve worked hard to get where you are. Now, more than ever, organizations need your dedication and wisdom to survive and grow during and after COVID-19. And you need someone on your side to connect the value you offer with companies who are hiring now. That’s what career … Continue reading How to pick the right job search partner to deliver results during COVID-19
The past year (2020) has been a rollercoaster ride for everyone, especially working professionals. The pandemic has made many think differently about their current profession and look more into their future career goals. I have seen some very interesting trends while writing resumes over the past year. At the end of 2020, I was bombarded with professionals who worked in the hospitality or retail industries. … Continue reading Learn more about recent resume trends and what you can do to succeed at writing YOUR resume.
I’m a retired engineering manager turned Mentor Coach for engineers, and I also lead the Engineer in Transition Network Group. One of the ways I help engineers in their job search is looking at their resume from a hiring managers point of view. While everyone is different, there are several recurring themes that jump out. I can’t tell what job they are looking for The … Continue reading Looking at Resumes from a Hiring Manager’s Point of View
I started my own proofreading business ten years ago (2011) because I would find typos EVERYWHERE! I would see typos on TV, billboards, newspapers, magazines, resumes, business documents, websites, etc. It would drive me crazy, so I decided to do something about it and start my own proofreading business to help others present themselves in the best possible way. My proofreading business has now transformed … Continue reading Why Should I Proofread?