Back-up Career Plans

Back-up Career Plans

In 1970 American folk musician, Stephen Stills advised listeners to “Love the one you’re with”.  The zen-like concept centered around being present and appreciative of what you have instead of lamenting what you’ve lost. The sentiment was well received and rocketed...
Mistakes Managers Make When Reviewing Resumes

Mistakes Managers Make When Reviewing Resumes

Most recruiters and hiring managers spend little more than thirty seconds scanning a resume before deciding whether to toss it or save it for further consideration. Poorly written resumes are of course doomed for the circular file as are ill-placed applicants. There’s...
Facing Job Rejection? Here’s What to Ask.

Facing Job Rejection? Here’s What to Ask.

The only thing worse than being rejected for a job is not knowing why. Unfortunately, companies are rarely forthcoming with their selection rationale. Boilerplate feedback such as, “We were impressed with your skills and experience, but have elected to move forward...
The Ageless Resume – Give Your CV a Facelift

The Ageless Resume – Give Your CV a Facelift

Are you thinking of leaving your job? Most workers routinely consider the option. In today’s market, even self-described engaged employees are susceptible to a competitor’s pull.  Millennials have long epitomized this transient nature but are not alone in...
How to Restart A Career After A Break

How to Restart A Career After A Break

Job-hunting is a difficult endeavor, even in a great market. Doing so after being out of the game for a while is even more challenging. The good news is there’s a big difference between hard and impossible. Like most things, technique and attitude can go a long way....

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