Be Proactive and Realistic in your jobsearch!

One of my favorite things about the career community is the collaboration, learning, and training. I collaborate and learn from my colleagues ever day. My colleague, Melissa Cooley, was up from Madison for her third annual Design Resumes visit this week. We wrote this post: How do you answer, You’re Overqualified? Melissa, like myself, is…

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Resume Word Check: Focused

This series is Resume Word Check and today’s word is Focused! Today I thought we would take a quick look at one of the words Melissa Cooley uses in her projects and coaching as The Job Quest: Focused. I was talking to a new client yesterday and mentioned that my resume word check for today is focused…

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Top 3 motivations to update (create, review, revise) your resume

Did you know that September is the official International Update your Resume Month, proclaimed officially by Career Directors International? September is the start of many other things, back-to-school, start of college, start of families focusing on sporting events, church group scheduling, and many things. I think this is a great time to remember that your…

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Should a Jobseeker Blog?

Today’s career management is ramped up from what was the norm only a few short years ago. Not only do current job seekers have to think about new tools but future-thinking career professionals should realize that no job is forever. You need to have many tools in your arsenal. 1. → The well-written, keyword-infused, accomplishment-focused…

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