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Distinguish yourself from the competition!

Distinguish yourself from the competition!

When you look like everyone else in the group, it is very difficult to see why you should be chosen but when you stand out, you get noticed. I find it interesting that much of the advice on resumes is how to look identical to everyone else. People say you must have with a one-page resume and…

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5 secrets to avoiding burnout in your career

5 secrets to avoiding burnout in your career

I am sure prior generations hit the burnout point too but I believe there are more people struggling with burnout today than ever before in history. Wherever you go, you hear conversations about being overwhelming, unappreciated, and overworked. Causes of burnout in your career Technology → despite the idea that technology was created to simplify life, technology…

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Why routines or habits get you stuck in job search

Why routines or habits get you stuck in job search

We all have habits and we change our habits and methods to fit the circumstances. Most of my life, I have eaten a banana by peeling it down and taking bites as I go. However, this past year I have made many green smoothies and the banana is the sweetener so I peel the banana,…

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How to maximize the timing for your job search

How to maximize the timing for your job search

Face it, most of us are very busy. We tend to act on the urgency and skip the planning. As an entrepreneur, I plead guilty. I tend to respond to my schedule, my calendar, and the clock with more emphasis than I deliberately execute a daily plan. I have learned through the years though that…

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How to maximize the views you get on LinkedIn

How to maximize the views you get on LinkedIn

One of the concerns that LinkedIn users often have is how many views they are getting on LinkedIn. There are multiple ways that you can increase the visits to your profile. Some of those ways have to do with your content and others have to do with your settings. Optimize your content on LinkedIn to get…

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How far do I go back in my resume?

How far do I go back in my resume?

From the “Ask the Resume Writer series” A job seeker writes: Hi Julie, How far back should you include work history especially if you have had a number of jobs? Thanks! How far do you go back on your resume? The answer? The famous resume writer reply, “It depends.” Use a chronological history of a 10 to…

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