As you set out to write your resume, you are likely scratching your head with wonder: what on earth do I include? With a reputation for being over-analytical, I have often faced the paralysis-by-analysis syndrome working myself into a lather as I forge ahead on some project with content that

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If you are skeptical about the power of the hidden job market, you need to read on. You likely understand that up to 95% of jobs are never advertised, especially at senior levels. This is the story of Handell, a technology executive client who had been downsized from his firm

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According to Neo Mammalian Studios, visual components in a presentation are processed 60,000 x faster in the brain than text.Think about adding a visual component to your resume. This will create a lasting impression that will open a door to your targeted organization in record speed and land you a

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Are you making the most of your corporate memberships? Harnessing the power of this influential gold mine within the hidden job market can catapult you into opportunities you never knew existed. If you are like many of my clients, you have never had to worry about your career. It has

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Do you drive an old car with outdated features? How reliable is it? Does it get you where you need to go? Does it get you there as fast as you want? You may wonder how on earth resumes are remotely relevant to cars. Well, it’s an analogy that I

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According to “Better Golf by Putter Better.com”, “Most golfers tend to leave their putts short rather than go long. Ideally you want your putts to travel just beyond the hole if they miss.” Stretching beyond your perceived reach is where winners gather and putting just a bit harder than you

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Clients often ask me if they should work with a recruiter during their job search. My answer is oftentimes “it depends.” If you are new to the job search process and wonder if you should reach out to recruiters to jump-start your job search, here are a few considerations. What

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I speak regularly with executives in career transition who are deeply concerned about age discrimination among hiring authorities. If you believe this may impact you, please read on. Whether you are 40 or 65 or older and you feel that this is an issue, it will be an issue. I

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If you are invited to job interviews time and again, but are not getting job offers, you may want to examine your body language. This is the story of Mercedes, a skilled former chief editor for a specialized trade magazine. Mercedes moved to the northeast to accommodate her husband’s career

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Stand firm on your impeccable brand and by-pass the consulting gig trap. Tread carefully After a long career in your organization you are now faced—probably for the first time in your career—with a job search. In spite of a generous severance package from your former employer, panic sets in. You

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