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Extreme Makeover: Resume Edition

Confusion over how to promote your expertise in this “new economy” continues to mystify most. While everyone still needs a resume, what that resume looks like has changed dramatically, hence the Extreme Makeover Edition. Much of what I said a few years ago remains true (read below), however some fundamentals of the job search process have changed. What constitutes a RESUME is…

We All Have To Do What? Career Advice you Might Not Like!

In today’s economy, you have to hustle!  Yes, as the song goes.  “Do The Hustle.” and yes, I know it’s a hassle (at least sometimes)  but times have changed and there’s been a huge shift in what you need to do to manage and expand your career prospects. You know this already. The issue is that we all need to get with…

Is LinkedIn Working For You? Learn how and go from Linkedin’ to Workin’

Okay, I know you’ve all heard us Career Coaches wax lyrical about Linkedin, but its still not working for you, so you wonder what all the hoopla is about. I hear this all the time. Most Linkedin Users, aren’t REALLY users. I hate to say it folks, but it’s true. Like any tool, if you are not getting results, you’re not doing…

5 Ways Social Media has Revolutionized Career Management

Social media is here to stay as one of the most important tools you can use to streamline and advance your job search or career. Here’s how: 1. Google has replaced the resume as the preferred introduction to job seekers. According to the Career thought leaders 2011 White Paper on Career Management trends.  Dick Bolles of What Color is Your parachute fame…