VIDEO: How Do I Not Sound Like I’m Bragging in an Interview?

Employers WANT to know why you’re best for the job, about your accomplishments! So many job seekers worry they will sound arrogant to an employer if they talk about their contributions on the job, though. There IS a way to talk about your achievements without bragging. More helpful interview tips and strategy shared in my online classes – free for a limited time – follow this link: https://skl.sh/2NAkflm

Cover Letter Confessions

Let me have a confessional moment here first: I hate cover letters. My clients hate cover letters. Some employers don’t even read them (probably because they hate them, too.) (and many (even most?) recruiters don’t want them, though always check) Sometimes, they can make a difference in getting noticed though.  And it’s IMPOSSIBLE to know how much the cover letter (and it’s style and content) will, or will not, matter to any given reader/company. That THAT’S why we all hate them. All those unknowns. (and they are a lot of work for all that unknown impact, too!) They’re a lot Read More

Why you can’t start your job search by updating your resume

Career Clarity: Getting Clear & Plotting the Course for Where You’re Headed Next So many job seekers think their resume was the first step in preparing for a new job search – but – they don’t quite know what they wanted to do next. An effective resume **has to be targeted** to a specific job goal. So – if you don’t know what type of work you want to do now, it’s not effective (in time, energy or money) to (pay someone to) work on your resume. Knowing what you want – and don’t want – and having a guide Read More