6 Ways to Show, Not Tell Your Career Impacts

There’s a reason we all remember “Show & Tell” from our pre-school and elementary days: 65% of us are visual learners, while the rest are a mix of auditory and kinesthetic learners (University of Alabama). Even when reading documents such as resumes and LinkedIn profiles, remembering to show, not tell is a critical strategy that […]

Are you or someone you know about to launch an executive search in 2016? If so, one of the first things you’ll want to do is create an Executive Job Search Action Plan to guide your search execution. Sometimes referred to as a Personal Marketing Plan, both terms hint at the importance of advance planning […]

Question: Hey Cheryl, just had a quick question I thought you could answer well. When an employer asks for a “salary requirement” of a job applicant, how should that be integrated into ones’ papers they submit(i.e.resume, cover letter,…?) andh ow would one go about coming up with an accurate or fair number? Thanks! Answer: First, […]

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I read an interesting column on the Californina Jobs Journal website this morning by David Perry, author of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters. Perry offers some search engine-optimized tactics for penetrating the Hidden Job Market that are well worth mentioning.As you (hopefully) know, it is absolutely critical to tap into the Hidden Job Market for […]

As a professional Resume Writer I see hundreds of resumes each year, and it never ceases to amaze me how little attention job seekers pay to their email address and email etiquette. Perhaps these suggestions will help: Do not use your personal email address for job search communications. First of all, many people have email […]

Word choice isn’t just for English majors – but it is often overlooked by job seekers and resume writers alike.Word choice is the art of selecting the right word for the right use. Clear communications naturally emerge when we use the best word to express what we are trying to say.When we fail to use […]

Many successful mid-career professionals have less than a Bachelor’s Degree or no degree at all. If you’re one of them, how do you stay ahead of your more credentialed peers in the job market? While having a degree, especially a BA/BS or higher, is a definitive advantage in the job market, the lack of one […]

If you haven’t already received one of those dreaded rejection letters, you soon will. But before you throw them out, consider these suggestions for how to “read between the lines” and make the most of your rejection. Make the most of rejection? Well, yes. Here’s how: As your rejection letters and emails arrive, sort them […]

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