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The LinkedIn Summary Dilemma: Use "I" or Not

LinkedIn profile writing is a challenge. And there are ways in which the LinkedIn profile summary section is still the Wild West. The LI summary is a blank page only restricted by the 2000…

- 2 months, 2 weeks, 3 days, 18 hours, 49 minutes ago

Triggers and Talking Points

A few weeks ago, I was standing in the lobby of a branch bank depositing a small insurance refund. When it was my turn, I indicated to the teller I wasnt sure how to process the check…

- 2 months, 3 weeks, 1 day, 11 hours, 49 minutes ago

Job Search: Supposed to Fire My Imagination

Last Saturday as I was planting flowers along the sidewalk of our home, our youngest daughter joined me. She proceeded to say “Theres something your husband doesnt want you to know.”…

- 2 months, 3 weeks, 4 days, 13 hours, 56 minutes ago

What Story Does YOUR Resume Tell and Will It Work?

Read through your current resume with an objective eye – what story does it tell? Here are some of the stories I’ve seen in people’s resumes: – I had a lot of authority in my jobs before…

- 3 months, 2 weeks, 4 days, 12 hours, 55 minutes ago

What’s the #1 Way to Get a Job in Corporate America?

If you answer the question below correctly and act on its implications, you are well on your way to a great job! Here it is: “What is the #1 source of hire for corporate America?” a) Job…

- 4 months, 1 week, 5 days, 20 hours, 17 minutes ago

Job Interviews: To Tell the Truth

Are you watching “The Bachelor?” I haven’t watched it for years until a couple of weeks ago when I stumbled upon a television scene that looked remarkably like Des Moines, Iowa and lo and…

- 6 months, 1 week, 6 days, 13 hours, 47 minutes ago

Resume Writing Transformation: From Stress to Success

Lets say your car stalls on the interstate. Know how to fix it? Lets say your tooth gets knocked out. Know how to fix it? Lets say you are getting sued by your employer for…

- 6 months, 3 weeks, 3 days, 16 hours, 43 minutes ago

Do You Have the Requisite Qualifications To Be An Outstanding Job Seeker?

I love the conversations I have with clients. I love the questions they ask — questions such as: So, what are some good qualities of a job seeker? If you had to create a job…

- 7 months, 2 days, 10 hours, 43 minutes ago

Brands, Bling and Job Interview Things

Suppose that you have been invited to a face-to-face interview after doing a superb job in your phone interview. Suppose that a 15-member selection committee will be present to witness your…

- 7 months, 1 week, 2 days, 13 hours, 1 minute ago

2015′s Top Job Search Trend – in One Word

Planning on looking for a new job in 2015? Here’s the one word to keep top of mind: ONLINE O: Over 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source and vet candidates | Over 80% use social media…

- 7 months, 1 week, 4 days, 16 hours, 17 minutes ago