Category Archives: Personal Branding

LinkedIn For Busy Executives – What To Do When You Don’t Have Time

You know that LinkedIn is no longer optional – it’s the #1 way to be found by recruiters and one of the easiest ways to grow your network and enhance your professional reputation. However, many busy executives (and which AREN’T … Continue reading

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Resigning Gracefully

Once you find the job that brings you joy, it’s can be tempting to be done with your current employer immediately (especially if you really didn’t like the job, boss, and/or co-workers). After all, you got a new position, so … Continue reading

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Use This Headshot Tip to Make Your Intended First Impression

Everyone knows the basic rules of resume and social media photos. They should be head shots, you should dress appropriately, and it’s better to have one all-purpose photo than it is to present yourself as strictly business on one site … Continue reading

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Never Look for a Job Again!

Believe it or not, there are people out there who have never needed to conduct a formal job search. While there is a bit of luck involved, it’s the kind that you can create for yourself. By cultivating a reputation … Continue reading

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Get More Done in Less Time

For many job seekers, their search is an endless task and takes more time than they ever wanted to devote. With the world at your fingertips, it’s easy to get distracted and even overwhelmed with your job search. Knowing the … Continue reading

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Increase your Knowledge and Broaden your Network by Attending Industry-Specific Conferences

Later this month I’m heading to Charleston, South Carolina, to attend The National Resume Writers’ Association annual conference.  My motivation for attending is two-fold; not only do I get to sharpen my skills, I get to network with colleagues and … Continue reading

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Should you send the boss a holiday card?

“Thinking about sending the boss a holiday card?” asks Allison & Taylor, a reference checking firm in Rochester, Michigan in their article Deciding Whether to Send the Boss a Holiday Card. You probably have a good idea: a 2008 survey … Continue reading

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