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The Perfect Length of a Standout Resume

How long should a resume technically be? Is one page enough? Are two pages overkill? These are questions that we hear on a consistent basis, and the answers are not as cut and dry as you might think. Regardless of what is said in the many articles that you might read in your sporadic Google searches, the art of writing a strong professional resume is [...]

September 14th, 2018|

When It’s Okay to Let Others Speak Your Words

Do you often feel as though asking for help is a sign of weakness? That admitting you are in over your head is admitting that you are not good enough or are lacking on some level? Many of us fail to recognize that asking for help is actually a direct outpouring of a commitment to improvement. If we don’t care to do better, then there’s [...]

September 7th, 2018|

How to Make Your Mark in a Tight Job Market

When jobs around town, and even beyond, seem few and far between, how can you make yourself stand out among other applicants? When the job market seems to be working against you and every email and interview matters, then you want to make sure that you are bringing your A game to every possible platform of influence. From resumes to LinkedIn profiles to interview attire, [...]

August 31st, 2018|

Why Every Square Inch of Your Resume Matters

Are you one of those people who gets stuck on just one thing? Do you sometimes struggle to see the cohesive bigger picture? Perhaps, for example, you are building a new home or office building and are drawn to certain aspects of a new room while the rest is forgotten. You are really hyper-focused on those countertops but couldn’t care less about the floors. You [...]

August 24th, 2018|

Professionalism Goes Far Beyond Your Interview Attire

Do you sometimes wonder what is missing when it comes to your unsuccessful job search? You feel like you’ve set yourself up to do well and to be a top contender for each position that you’ve had on the radar, yet there seems to be something lacking, an undercurrent of being unprepared on some level. You have a legit resume in place and backing documents [...]

August 17th, 2018|

When It’s Back-to-School and Back-to-Work

Are you struggling to find that balance or strike that rhythm when it comes to juggling the demands of both work and school? Perhaps you are just getting started in going back to school in the midst of your career. Or, maybe you are finishing up those last few hours of your graduate degree that you have been chipping away at for years. As if [...]

August 10th, 2018|

When Your Resume Isn’t Nearly as Dynamic as You Are

Do you feel as though you are under appreciated? Not fully recognized for just how powerful your contribution is or could be to your company of choice? Many job seekers out there are busy placing their resumes into the hands of key hiring managers, unaware of just how greatly they are undercutting themselves. The key to making a true name for yourself and gaining attention [...]

August 3rd, 2018|

Tips to Becoming a Likeable Leader

Do you fear what your coworkers think about you? Maybe you strive to be the cool guy who earns the approval of others but end up shirking responsibility in the process? Or perhaps you are very cut and dry about the plan of action that needs to take place and forget to consider your teammates along the way? Becoming a likeable yet professional leader is [...]

July 27th, 2018|