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LinkedIn Posting Do’s and Don’ts

LinkedIn Posting Do’s and Don’ts

What you can (and can’t!) say on LinkedIn Sharing frequent updates on your LinkedIn profile is a great way to showcase your expertise and create strong connections by giving your contacts greater access to your personality and professional strengths. Writing...

The Ethical Job Search

The Ethical Job Search

A few days ago I was chatting with an executive-level client who told me that she had invested in a cheap “burner” phone with its own service plan to use exclusively for her job search. She felt it wasn’t ethical to use her current company’s resources to search for a...

Specialist versus Generalist Resumes

Specialist versus Generalist Resumes

Recruiters seem to favor professionals with specialist versus generalist skill sets these days. I can understand that thinking because it's a no-brainer. When a recruiter pitches a candidate who matches the employer's brief down to industry, years experience,...

Job Search Tips for the Weekend

Job Search Tips for the Weekend

It's Friday! Great for some, but for those seeking work, the job search goes on. Sometimes it just seems like an endless cycle—trawling through the job advertisements, tweaking the resume or getting me to do it for you, writing the cover letter, clicking the on the...

3 Essential Skills Graduates Need

3 Essential Skills Graduates Need

My "Inbox Question of the Day" today comes from an individual asking the question, "Tell me the essential skills graduates need". If you're talking about professional skills—then of course skills can be as wide and broad as the occupations for which a graduate can...