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Are These LinkedIn Problems Affecting Your Job Search?

Experiencing problems using LinkedIn? Take a look at these issues, along with quick fixes for better job search results.

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Take These Overused, Trite Words Off Your Executive Resume

In the market for a top executive role? Remove these redundant and worn-out words from your executive resume!

How to Write a CFO Resume That Reflects Your Leadership Brand

Pursuing your next step up the career ladder as CFO or Controller? Your CFO resume must connect the dots from tactical details, such as financial reporting or systems, to strategic advisor and CEO partner. By showing examples of strategic decision-making and forecasting, IT oversight, performance recommendations, and Board influence, your CFO resume will position you … Continue reading How to Write a CFO Resume That Reflects Your Leadership Brand

Don’t Just Update Your Executive Resume! Start Over Instead

Poised for an executive job search? Updating your existing resume probably seems like a logical first step, but hold on! Your previous resume was probably written 5 or 10 years ago, using a different tone, formatting, and keyword content designed for a lower-level role. At the executive level, the game changes – requiring a different … Continue reading Don’t Just Update Your Executive Resume! Start Over Instead

2015 Resume Writing Trends for Executives & Professionals

Running a 2015 job search -- but using resume writing trends from the past? You’ll find yourself at a disadvantage in today's aggressive job market. Plenty of job seeking activities have changed over the past decade… and your executive resume needs to keep pace with them. Job seekers in 2015, 2016, and beyond must develop … Continue reading 2015 Resume Writing Trends for Executives & Professionals

3 Ways You’re Wasting Space on Your Executive Resume

Getting a slow response when sending your executive resume? If so, you might be focusing on extraneous details – while starving employers of the facts they need to make a hiring decision. In fact, if you haven’t heard, the executive resume has evolved considerably as a marketing tool for your personal brand and value proposition, … Continue reading 3 Ways You’re Wasting Space on Your Executive Resume

How to Answer the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Question

Among the top interview questions you must be prepared to answer, “Tell me about yourself!” strikes dread in the hearts of most job seekers. Whether you’ve been on a leadership job hunt for some time, or this is your first job search effort in years, this query can throw you for a loop while you … Continue reading How to Answer the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Question