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Should my graphic designer jazzy up my resume?

Should my graphic designer jazzy up my resume?

A client wrote to me this week and mentioned he had a friend who was a graphic designer. Do you have any problem if I used your words, but get my friend to "jazzy" it all up?" he asked. To be honest, my heart sank. Most people don't understand the hiring process. They...

Book Review: Your First Job by Mark Blayney

Book Review: Your First Job by Mark Blayney

Book: Your First Job: How to make a success of starting work and ensure your first year is the launch of a successful career.  Author: Mark Blayney. Complimentary copy provided by the author for an honest review As most of my clients are senior executives, I was...

Your job search success: Commitment is critical

Your job search success: Commitment is critical

Your job search success is reliant on your commitment Don’t be a yo-yo. No, this isn’t the latest street slang. In fact, this is probably one of the most critical pieces of job search advice you need. When you make the decision to search for a new job, acting like a...

Job search success versus your attitude

Job search success versus your attitude

What influences job search success? It's one thing to have the tools to create the resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile. But there is one thing that influences job search success just as much and that's your attitude. You may not even know or acknowledge that...