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5 improvements for your resume’s email address

Whenever I present resume tips and concepts to classes or to clients, I address the topic of putting your email on your resume. Why? Your email is a critical component of your resume and yet I still occasionally receive original resumes from clients that have no email addresses. If you are one of those peopleContinue Reading

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What are you going to do differently this month?

When I spoke about goals in other blog posts, I mentioned that I don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions that you make on January 1. Rather I believe in continuous challenge and continuous actionable goal-setting. Whether you are reading this as a job seeker or as an entrepreneur or as a business professional or asContinue Reading

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You have to believe you can do it!

One of the things that stops many people from achieving their goals is that they don’t believe they can do it. They assume that where they are is where they will always be. They see obstacles. They create new obstacles just because they don’t believe they have the ability or talent or gifts to overcomeContinue Reading

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Why I insist on writing targeted cover letters

All of my resume packages include cover letters. However,  in the initial conversation with clients and at the point when we start writing their cover letter, I ask them to find the job description or type of position they are targeting. For some clients, the cover letter isn’t an immediate need and that is okContinue Reading

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Find beauty in the clouds

A photographer friend in Miami commented on my Facebook post today and I told him to keep sending the beautiful sunsets. He replied, “It’s cloudy today” and I replied, “Find beauty in the clouds.” His response is that they are all grey. Sometimes life seems like this. All grey and cloudy. And we don’t likeContinue Reading

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