Please and Thank You (+ Sample Letter – You’re Welcome!)

  Say your “please’s” and “thank you’s”, please! My momma raised me to send thank you letters, whether it was for the gifts I’d received as a child all the way up to making sure I followed up promptly after my first job interviews in high school.  And I still do this, all the time as seems appropriate. I saw a colleague post on my LinkedIn page about this. She was in the job search industry as well, and wondered in a post:  is it common, or expected, anymore, to send a thank you note after a job interview? After a networking Read More

Test Your Job Search Know-How

  No need for test anxiety, it’ll be short, sweet, and sorta fun little quiz! Or at least painless, I promise . . . AND – At the end,  you WIN a nice, useful prize  😀   Pencils ready?  You may begin:   1)      What is an “e-resume”? A)     An “everything” resume – almost like a garbage style pizza or one of those bagels with all t he seeds, it’s a  CV (curriculum vitae) resume version that includes it ALL, back to your high school activities and middle school GPA B)       An “electronic resume” – though I don’t know what that Read More