Useful Resources

4 Ways to Write an Achievement-Based Professional Resume

Here’s a pill that may be tough to swallow: most people have lackluster resumes. They tend to write extremely generic resumes that only showcase basic job duties. As a result, recruiters think they are dealing with someone who can only do the basics. Achievement based resumes, on the other hand, help you stand out from […]

Career Advice

What to Do When You Don’t Get the Job

  One unique challenge professionals face on the job hunt is that high caliber positions are few and far between. Add the fact that there’s also a pool of fierce competition and sometimes this means you won’t get the job you’re looking for right away. This is the part where it’s easy to give up […]

Career Advice

6 Iron-Clad Ways To Find Keywords To Optimize Your Professional Resume

Optimizing your professional resume means your professional resume must be “SEO friendly” to be found by recruiters looking for candidates like you. More specifically, this means that it has to be rich in keywords that are relevant to the position you are applying to, in order to get past the online screening process and the […]

Interview Preparation

10 Crucial Interview Points to Leave a Lasting Impression

How do you leave a lasting impression on your next interview? You land an interview for an incredible professional-level position you discovered online or through your network. What a relief to receive the interview call for this opportunity! The door is officially open and your foot is officially in the door. Now it’s time to […]

Interview Preparation

6 Ways to Rock the Overqualified Job Interview Question

Are you often perplexed by the situation where you are being asked back for a job interview, sometimes the second or third interview, and manager asks, “Aren’t you overqualified for this job?”  (Side note: I mean, can’t they tell you are overqualified from looking at your resume? Do they need to bring you in once […]

Job Search Planning

What Should the Subject Line Say for Job Search Emails?

Savvy job seekers are sending email correspondence directly to new and existing contacts to follow up on job postings, to ask for job lead referrals and to inquire about exploratory job interviews. Normally, job seekers know what they want to say and get to the point in the body of the email on the email’s […]