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? Writing a letter of acceptance is especially important if your job offer was made orally but you have not —Continue 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 most important thing to remember is: The résumé is not about what you want — it’s what you can offer to an employer. Everything you put in the résumé — or don’t put in the résumé — should relate to the job that you’re seeking, demonstrating to the person with authority to hire 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”

How A Stay-At-Home Parent or Caregiver Can Impress Prospective Employers

The purpose of any résumé is to make it easy for employers to appreciate your unique value, experience, and qualifications. If you are a stay-at-home parent or caregiver who is ready to apply for full or part-time work outside the home, it may seem as though you have nothing to present to a prospective employer. But,Continue reading “How A Stay-At-Home Parent or Caregiver Can Impress Prospective Employers”