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RESUMES & COVER LETTERS

Do Employers Weigh Self-Employment Differently Than Working for Someone Else?

A 5-Step Formula for Writing the Perfect Cover Letter

You’re Relocating: How to Communicate That to Hiring Managers in Your Resume & Cover Letter

Is Your Job Title Killing Your Job Search?

How to Write a Powerful Resume Summary Statement

Learn to Talk Yourself Up: Why We Struggle With Writing Our Own Resumes

4 Branded Tools to Compliment Your Resume

Impactful Words That Will Boost Your Resume

How to Describe Your Accomplishments in Your Resume

Why Your Resume Summary Statement is So Important

Here’s the Thing About Creative Resume Designs…

Rules for Creating & Using a Visual Resume

Creating a Resume that Appeals to Both Hiring Managers & ATS Systems

Quick Tip: 4 Points on Writing an Effective Cover Letter

No-Fail Resume Tips for the Career Changer

Straight to the Point: 7 Steps to A Stellar Resume

The Big 4 of Resume Questions…Answered

How to Make Your “Meh” Skills, Sound Marketable & Amazing

Resume Summary Statements: The Job Seeker’s Luxury Real Estate

HR Is Not Impressed: The Importance of Gearing Your Resume Toward the Right Audience

 

LINKEDIN & SOCIAL MEDIA

3 Ways LinkedIn is Connecting Small Businesses With Top Talent

Should High School & College Students Build a LinkedIn Profile?

How to Leverage Social Media in Your Job Search (Part 1)

How to Leverage Social Media in Your Job Search (Part 2)

Will Having a LinkedIn Presence Really Help My Job Search?

How Non-Creatives Are Using Pinterest for Career Purposes

How to Do Social Media Right, As a Job Seeker

“I Have a LinkedIn Profile, But I Don’t Do Much With It…”

On Pinterest: Interview-Appropriate Style

 

JOB SEARCHING

There are 3 Ways to Find a Job

Talking Money in the Interview

How Long Should I Wait to Follow Up After an Interview?”

Where Will We See Job Growth in 2014?

3 Keys to Getting Creative in Your Job Search”

When Applying to Different Types of Jobs, Should I Be General or Specific in My Marketing Approach?

Getting the Most Out of Your Job Search During the Holidays

How to Answer: “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

8 Simple Rules for Following Up in Your Job Search

What’s the Best Time of Year to be Job Searching?

Submitting Your Job Application is a Mix of Strategy & Good Timing

Soft Skills That Will Get You Hired

How to Make a Stellar First Impression When Applying to a Job

Intimidating Job Search Statistics, and How to Get Around Them

Behind the Scenes in HR: What’s Taking So Long to Hear Back?

How to Follow Up After the Interview or Application

Does Hiring Really Slow Down in Summer?

How to Address Being Let Go From Your Job

Job Seekers’ Beef: Why Haven’t I Heard Back From HR?

4 Strategies to Help You Stand Out from the Crowd

Where Does Creativity Fit Into Your Self-Promotional Efforts?

A Simple Exercise for Uncovering Your Next Career Opportunity

Your Best 5 Interview Tips Ever

4 Things to Do Now that Will Set You Up for Job Search Success Later On

The Best of 2012, & What Will Determine the Best in 2013

Chasing a Dream Job is a Waste of Your Time, & Limiting of Your Talent

Those Who Get Hired Know How to Be Entrepreneurial in Their Approach

4 Questions to Make You a More Confident Marketer

How to Convince Anyone to Give You a Raise, Promotion, or Shot at a New Career

Here’s What Successful Networking Looks Like

 

PERSONAL BRANDING

A Blueprint for Building Your Personal Brand

What is Personal Branding, & Why is it Important to Job Seekers?

A Checklist: Taking Inventory of Your Personal Brand

What’s Your Story, Morning Glory? Telling a Story Through Your Personal Brand

How to Juggle Multiple Career Interests, & Still Have a “Personal Brand”

 

CHANGING CAREERS

How to Find Fulfilling Work

Set Yourself Up for Successful Career or Job Change

How to Rebrand Yourself for a New Career (When You Lack Experience)

Advice to Career Changers: Tell HR What They Really Want to Hear

No-Fail Resume Tips for the Career Changer

The Smart (& Strategic) Way to Change Careers

5 Strategies to Get You to that Career Change Goal of Yours

Creating an Exit Strategy to Go from Employee, to Self-Employed

Quick Tip: The 2 Big Points to Address if Changing Careers

Where to Start, When Starting Up Your Business

There Are 2 Ways to Approach Career Change…

 

COMMUNICATION & MARKETING

Good Things Come to Those Who Ask (Not Those Who Wait)

How to Ask for a Raise/Promotion/Flex Work Arrangements: 4 Conversation Starters

How to Write an Attention Grabbing Headline

Drafting an Email that Will Get You in the Door

What Makes a Great Creative Portfolio? Creative Directors Share…

How to Market Yourself When You’re in Transition

Job Descriptions Don’t Matter… If You Say the Right Thing

Want Companies to Notice You? Make it About Them.

How to Address Being Let Go From Your Job

 

FREELANCING

Do Hiring Manager View Self-Employment Differently?

Are You Better off Freelancing?

Freelance Smart: Get Clear on Your Objectives for Flying Solo

“I Want to Be a Full Time Freelancer”

 

ON THE JOB

“How to Love Your Job Again”

“Do I Need to Inform Potential Employers of My Upcoming Vacation Plans?”

“I Feel Like I’m Doing Someone Else’s Job For Free”