Gayle Howard

When Job-Search Advice Reaches Its Expiration Point

When Job-Search Advice Reaches Its Expiration Point

  There's no place in today's job-seeking world for stagnancy. Accepted job search and resume protocols that were standard 20, 10 or even just a few years ago are changing dramatically. If you’ve been employed for some time, and are just now jumping back in the...

LinkedIn Update : How to make the most of your profile

LinkedIn Update : How to make the most of your profile

A LinkedIn update is needed now—it's not a "set and forget" business! Do you need a Linkedin update? Remember how you set up a LinkedIn profile a few years ago? You probably check in now and then when you receive an invitation to connect, but how much attention have...

Over 50 and Unemployed? Time to Take Charge!

Over 50 and Unemployed? Time to Take Charge!

Older workers can face significant barriers to re-entering the workforce—and moreso as time away gets longer.  According to a recent article in The Age, people over 50 spend an average of 61 weeks on the unemployment queue, compared to 37 weeks for all other people....

Multiple TORI Award Winner Again!

Hi Everyone. I don't usually use my blog for self promotion, but I do when I've had good news and want to share it with my clients, past and present. Last night, Career Directors International announced this year's TORI (Toast of the Resume Industry) awards and I'm...