Simple Steps to Enhance or Repair Your Social Media Image

You have been searching for the right position, and you have done everything you should do-updated your resume/CV and LinkedIn profile – so why aren’t you getting interviews?  It could be your social media presence. Today’s savvy employers want to know who they are asking in for an interview or hiring. With social media at an all-time high in usage,Continue reading “Simple Steps to Enhance or Repair Your Social Media Image”

How to Write an Impressive Job Offer Acceptance Letter

“Put it in writing, or it didn’t happen.” This advice from lawyers is relevant for job seekers — especially when accepting a new job. But, exactly what should you say in a letter of acceptance? Letter of Acceptance Writing a letter of acceptance is especially important if your job offer was made orally but you haveContinue reading “How to Write an Impressive Job Offer Acceptance Letter”

Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé

Once upon a time, attending networking mixers, industry events, and the Chamber of Commerce meetings was the best way to make new connections and build business relationships. Now, many of these activities have moved online within the LinkedIn community. Much like networking in person, professionals interact on LinkedIn with the explicit intention of making businessContinue reading “Why You Should Have Both A LinkedIn Profile and Résumé”

SECRETS TO AN INTERVIEW-WINNING RÉSUMÉ

The primary purpose of the résumé is to get you the opportunity to interview for the job. Everything you do — and include — should focus on this goal. The most important thing to remember is: The résumé is not about what you want — it’s what you can offer to an employer. Everything youContinue reading “SECRETS TO AN INTERVIEW-WINNING RÉSUMÉ”

The Myth of the One-Page Résumé

Although many articles are stating that your résumé must be one-page, there is no established “rule” that a résumé should be only one page. There are many instances when a multi-page résumé is not only appropriate, but employers expect a resume to be submitted. Length is not the only consideration for a résumé’s effectiveness. TheContinue reading “The Myth of the One-Page Résumé”