Friday is Actually a Good Day to Go Job-Hunting

First off, Happy TGIF!  Friday is the end of the week and always one that gets most people revved up for the weekend.   But, for job seekers,  Fridays are actually a good day to add in your job search.  This is a day that workers get to breathe, so to speak; as they are unwinding …

Job Search Help for New Grads

This past weekend was summer graduation at our local colleges.   It is a time of excitement for these grads but it is also a time of nervousness at what their job future holds.  Several grads were interviewed on our local news; all of them expressed optimism that "something" would come up for them but they …

Action Phrases and Power Verbs to Use on a Resume

Your resume is meant to give an overview of your achievements and your abilities and translate them to an employer in the hopes of gaining an interview.  With your past experiences, you had roles and responsibilities so when conveying them you want to be sure that you are using phrases and words that convey action.  …

Your Resume: Does it Truly List All Your Accomplishments?

If you've been sending out resumes and not receiving any calls, then it's time to look at what information you've been submitting, namely looking to see if your resumes includes all of your accomplishments and skills.   I see if over and over when working with clients - they negate past accomplishments or job skills as …

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