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Feeling overwhelmed by your job hunt? Tell a story

Feeling overwhelmed by your job hunt? Tell a story

Storytelling can change the world. Since the onset of communication, humans have influenced, educated, and entertained each other with powerful stories. Recruiters and hiring managers are no different. As a professional on the hunt for a new position, it’s your job to...

Prepare your mind, materials, and mentors for a successful job search

Prepare your mind, materials, and mentors for a successful job search

Have you ever decided on a whim to go after a new job? How did that work out for you? The best job searches are rich with strategy, planning and perseverance. Deciding to approach the search for a new job is far more involved than sending out blanket resumes to...

Why you should ‘work’ for free

Why you should ‘work’ for free

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Work for free? I’ve got a family to feed, man! Don’t worry, I’m not telling you to quit your job (unless you really want to). I’m telling you to consider volunteering your spare time for a cause that’s close to your heart. Being a volunteer gives you...

We gamble on March Madness – why not ourselves and our job search?

We gamble on March Madness – why not ourselves and our job search?

After a year off, March Madness is back! With this week’s first tip-off, millions of college basketball fans will be glued to their TV sets or smartphones to watch the action. Given that the pandemic canceled last year’s tournament, this year’s edition figures to be...

COVID-19 and the job market: Industries on the rise

COVID-19 and the job market: Industries on the rise

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that employment is fickle. There are no guarantees when it comes to having a recession-proof job. As evidence, some startling numbers came out of the St. Louis Federal Reserve in early April 2020. Here are three...

Get some advice on your resume? Take it or leave it…but mostly leave it

Get some advice on your resume? Take it or leave it…but mostly leave it

Previously published in The Southern Illinoisan. Looking for a rebrand? Ask about our executive resume writing services HERE. Your resume is way too long. It’s actually not long enough. I would take away the word “leadership.” I would add the word “ninja.” Actually,...

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