Seven Basic Elements to Writing a Résumé

Writing a new résumé or refreshing an old one? Here are seven basic elements every résumé should include. Identification Your name, city, state, zip (physical address is not required), telephone number, email address, and LinkedIn profile address (if applicable). Short Summary Three to five sentences describing your most outstanding qualifications. (A short bulleted list canContinue reading “Seven Basic Elements to Writing a Résumé”

Three Secrets to Having an Excellent Online Interview

Interviewing is the act of performing and articulating precise details during the interview process that set you apart and land you the job! The secret to a successful interview begins with just three easy steps: 1) Comprehensively researching the company before the interview; 2) Preparing for the interview by taking part in one or moreContinue reading “Three Secrets to Having an Excellent Online Interview”

FIVE KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH DURING A PANDEMIC

These tips will help you as you conduct your job search: Focus on Your Strengths Companies hire employees who can solve problems for them. Salespeople create revenue. Accountants ensure compliance with regulations and provide financial data used in decision-making. Customer service staff help answer questions, keeping customers happy. Beyond what you do for a company,Continue reading “FIVE KEYS TO A SUCCESSFUL JOB SEARCH DURING A PANDEMIC”

Some Great Tips for Finding Work During the Pandemic

Looking for or need a job during the pandemic? Now, more than ever, having a specific career goal is essential because the competition for any and all jobs today is fierce. You might find yourself wondering again: What does this uncertain future hold for me? One study conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, youngerContinue reading “Some Great Tips for Finding Work During the Pandemic”

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”