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”

Rejected for a position? It’s time to reboot and move on!

Turned down for the job? Didn’t get the interview? Lost the position to someone you believe to be a less qualified candidate?  Don’t try to rationalize away the sting of being rejected. Don’t let your worth be defined by others… Even though it smarts, you’ve got to get right back in the hunt. Rejection isContinue reading “Rejected for a position? It’s time to reboot and move on!”

A Jobseeker’s Tips for A Productive Job Search

Most people have never been taught the “how to” in finding a job,  although research shows that the average worker only spends four years in a job (even less for newly transitioning military-to-civilian workers) — and will have as many as twelve to fifteen jobs over the course of their career. Because you only need oneContinue reading “A Jobseeker’s Tips for A Productive Job Search”

Fifteen of HR’s Favorite Words To Include in Your Résumé or LinkedIn Profile

Your résumé’s carefully placed keywords have successfully navigated it through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) screening.  Now, it has found its way into the hands of a Human Resources Professional. What happens next? As you would expect, the human perspective and review of your résumé are entirely different from the mechanical sorting.  An HR ProfessionalContinue reading “Fifteen of HR’s Favorite Words To Include in Your Résumé or LinkedIn Profile”