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Top 10 resume tips

  Jake Miller from the Wausau Daily Herald asked me to contribute the content for this week’s Top Ten list in the Business section of the Sunday Herald. Since Jake wrote and engineered the story that changed my local business component dramatically in March, The Job Seeker Makeover from Design Resumes, I was very happy…

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How to reach your goals step-by-step

Ever notice how a little project grows into bigger projects? The latest project at our house is replacing the bathroom ceiling. The roof was leaking and the bathroom was the main target of the drips. We hired Evan from Poland Construction who uses my son, Dan, as a carpenter, to replace the roof which wasn’t…

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How Headway brought new opportunities for me

I launched my first website in 1995 and it sat there not doing much of anything on an obscure link. I then bought designresumes.com and sat on it for almost 10 years while I made the design and content much too difficult to start. I finally hired a web designer to help me set up…

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How I make Google Calendar work for me

I was a devoted Outlook user until my laptop started having problems this summer and Outlook failed to open. It was so unstable that I could no longer send attachments which is a kiss of death for resume writers, especially if you work with clients around the globe. My solution was to pack up all…

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Who do you connect with on LinkedIn?

When I first started on LinkedIn, I followed the original directions very tightly. I only connected with people I knew well. After all, those were the guidelines. But as my network grew and time went on that changed. Last night, I was reading a conversation thread on Career Director International’s e-list. Someone had asked about…

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