Executive Resume Writer

LinkedIn Proactivity to Reap Rewards

There’s no doubt your career will benefit from a professionally and strategically written LinkedIn profile. However, keep in mind that it’s not going to reap all those potential career rewards if it’s then sitting idle. Marketing yourself on LinkedIn should involve consistent interaction as well as findable and engaging profile information. If you want to…

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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

Whether a current or former student, most of us are aware that this question can be tricky to answer. Who does really know what they want to be when they leave school? Maybe a handful of students; others instead waiting to submerge themselves in the ‘employment waters’ before deciding. Many of us were told when…

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Executive Resume Writer

6 Sure-Fire Ways to Reduce Jobseeker Stress

I recently worked with a distressed, somewhat disenchanted client who’d been out of work for over two years. As most of his work experience had been overseas, we needed to draw out career highlights that could be locally translated, while re-establishing his self-belief and confidence. Yet most job seekers know that professional career documentation is…

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6 Reasons Why Thank You Messages are ‘Career Gold’

So you made it to interview stage for your dream job. You’ve had the meeting and you’re now anticipating how you went. Waiting on the recruiter’s telling email or phone call can feel a bit like competing in a marathon. But it really doesn’t have to be the drawn-out silent scenario where you sit back…

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How to Write Job-Winning Resume Achievements

Most job recruiters would agree that insightful, personalised job achievements are the building blocks of any strong resume. Yet writing about yourself in a selling manner doesn’t always come easy. It can be difficult recalling all the valuable things you’ve brought to your previous role, and then comes the challenge of writing about them. So…

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Career Development

Career Prospects in 2015 and Beyond

It’s the beginning of another year filled with fresh opportunities and new sets of plans, aims and hopes. Our careers take up such a hefty chunk of our lives, it’s little wonder they’re often a key part of our dreams and aspirations. DOE survey reveals best opportunities Remember the ‘what do you want to be when…

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Executive Resume Writer

Leverage Your Achievements to Reach the Top

“Never mistake activity for achievement.” (John Wooden) What’s it all about? Most who’ve been through a formal job seeking process would be familiar with the emphasis on achievements. Professional resume writers and recruiters continually advocate the importance of an accomplishment focused resume and LinkedIn profile. But what does it all really mean, and how do…

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Interview Skills

Kickstart Strategies to Overcome Interview Nerves

How internally satisfying is it when your resume and/or LinkedIn profile is one of the ‘chosen ones’? It feels great when you get the call up from the recruiter or target employer who’d like to find out more. However, the next stage of landing that dream job is often a daunting one. The job interview…

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Executive Resume Writing

5 Common Resume Myths Exposed

Your resume is the most important marketing tool you have available when applying for a job. It doesn’t matter how qualified you are or how well you present yourself, if your resume doesn’t grab the attention of the hiring manager, you’ll be put on the ‘no’ pile from the start. In today’s competitive job market…

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