How Long Should I Wait to Follow Up After a Job Interview?

Q: How long should I wait to follow up with a potential employer after a job interview? A: You’ve just aced the interview. Whether a phone conversation or an in-person meeting, your immediate priority should be to follow up with a thank you letter to the interviewer(s) thanking them for their time, and also reaffirming your […]

How to Build a Strong Personal Brand

In today’s digitally-driven job market, it’s more important than ever to build a strong personal brand presence that communicates your story across all relevant social and online profiles. And your personal brand isn’t limited to just the online space – it also includes your resume, cover letter, and any other materials you might be using […]

4 Job Search Tips to Stay Competitive During the Holidays

Next week is the Thanksgiving holiday for those of us residing here in the US. Right around this time each year, the impending holiday season prompts the conversation, “Should I press pause on my job search during the holidays … or keep looking?” Does hiring slow down after late November? Yes – hiring does traditionally […]

3 Tips to Ace the Job Interview

A solid resume is the foundation of a successful job search, but your ability to ace the interview will really determine whether or not you receive the offer. Interviewing is challenging for so many of us because we are not used to talking about ourselves and our strengths. As a recruiter and resume writer, I […]

Q&A: How Many Years Should I Stay at a Company?

Q: How long should I work for this company? Is it better to gain experience – and potentially promotions – working for one company, or would my resume benefit from diversifying my experience and working for a number of different organizations? Will I be considered a “job hopper”? A: It depends. In my experience as […]

Should I Hire a Professional Resume Writer?

The decision to hire a professional resume writer presents a multitude of benefits versus writing your own resume. For one, it’s incredibly time-consuming. It is helpful to offload the task to an expert who is up-to-date on the latest hiring trends and resume standards. But beyond that, professional resume writers are specifically trained to excel […]