Three Basic Rules To Make Your Résumé or LI Profile Stand Out To Employers

To get that first interview call, your résumé should be pristine and natural for anyone to read – from the layperson to a technical/military expert. Using common military or workplace acronyms in your résumé or LinkedIn profile without spelling out the base word at least once could be negatively impacting your job search because the applicant tracking system (ATS) or the personContinue reading “Three Basic Rules To Make Your Résumé or LI Profile Stand Out To Employers”

A Few Tips on How to Ace a Behavioral Interview

The most popular interviewing trend used by employers today is the behavioral interview.  This form of interview questions tends to focus upon your past experiences as well as your integrity, leadership abilities, initiative, communication skills, ability to problem solve, interpersonal skills, adaptability, knowledge, and past performance to determine if you will be a good fitContinue reading “A Few Tips on How to Ace a Behavioral Interview”

Six Valuable Traits Your Local Bartender Has That Relate To Any Job

The next time you drop by the local watering hole for a happy hour, take a good look at how the bartender provides great customer service and easily performs often complex tasks. When teaching a Career Development class some time ago, a slightly embarrassed soon-to-be grad asked how she could relate her current job (whichContinue reading “Six Valuable Traits Your Local Bartender Has That Relate To Any Job”

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”

Why You Don’t Want To Dismiss Being Active On LinkedIn

Don’t Dismiss LinkedIn as Something Only for People Who Are Looking for a New Job. The best time to build your LinkedIn profile, connect with people, and participate on LinkedIn is now — before you need it. If you find yourself suddenly unemployed and decide that now is the time to start using LinkedIn, you’reContinue reading “Why You Don’t Want To Dismiss Being Active On LinkedIn”