Things work out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. ~ John Wooden, Basketball great and UCLA coach
Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. ~ Helen Keller
Hope is the feeling that the feeling you have isn't permanent. ~ Jean Kerr, humorist and author; wrote "Please Don't Eat the Daisies"
If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. ~ Dolly Parton
Of all the people available to write your resume – why should you choose me? To begin with, I taught high-school English for almost a decade – and of course, I taught resume-writing to my students. Now that’s a pretty good reason just on its own, but there’s more. I followed teaching by a move … Read moreWhy Hire Me To Write Your Resume?
Today, I posted on Facebook a list of 15 companies around the country that are hiring right now. I talk to people all the time who are unhappy or want more from their careers. I usually will ask if he or she has an updated resume. And if he or she doesn't, I say get … Read moreUpdate Your Resume This Weekend!
Networking – Not Just For Fun Anymore! What is Networking? The word conjures up a a variety of different images in my head: TV networks; computer networks; fishing nets, hair net…Aqua Net…ok, that last one may be a stretch. But none of these are the topic of the day. Networking in this post refers to … Read moreNetworking, An Opportunity Lost
If you’ve just learned of a job opening, chances are you’re not the only horse in the race. How can you distinguish yourself from the other candidates? You can market yourself not only in the resume but in the cover letter. (Remember, in today's market, you are marketing your personal brand.) Cover letters can be … Read moreYour Cover Letter Counts!
Updating my resume will be a hassle! I don’t have the time to work on it. I’m not good talking about myself. I know what you’re thinking – it’s been ages since you had to update your resume. Or maybe you never really had a current version ever. Or maybe you need help beefing … Read moreHow Current is Your Resume?
There's never any agreement on the exact format of a resume, and indeed the right format may change depending on the employer, the experience you have and where exactly you are in your career. (OK, well, everyone agrees that an Objective is outdated, so get rid of that now!) Regardless, there are certain things … Read more5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Resume