Category: Career Directors

3 Minutes to More ROI for Resume Writers & Career Coaches (Survey, Drawing, Live Webinar)

You might not realize there are hundreds of thousands of dollars of value in your CDI membership that you could be tapping into. In fact, I can think of one lesson alone that has helped many career professionals to attain 6-figure annual revenue goals! So, I’ve got a POWER-PACKED proposition […]

Questions to Ask in a Job Interview, Part 1 (Or How to Have your Cake and Eat it, too)

“Do you have any questions for me?” How many times have you heard that in an interview? Well, here’s the thing: if you wait until the end of the interview to ask your questions, you’ve missed the whole point. The interview meeting–just like the entire job search process–is meant to […]

Why You Should Ditch the Job Ads and Network Your Way to Your Next Executive Gig

Spending hours and hours online reading and responding to job ads sure feels productive when you are on the hunt for your next executive role, doesn’t it? And maybe it was when you were in the earlier stages of your career. Advertised opportunities abound for entry- and mid-level management roles, […]

Award-Winning Resumes – 2018 TORI Nominees

It’s that time again when CDI announces the nominations for our Toast of the Resume Industry (TORI) resume writing award competition. In its 19th year, the TORIs are an international competition in which professional resume writers submit their best resume writing work in a specific category. Nominees and winners are […]

How to Master the Dreaded Behavior Based Interview

Behavior or competency-based interviewing of job seekers is arguably one of the most challenging forms for candidates to navigate. Behavioral interview techniques were developed by psychologists and are based on the concept that previous behavior and performances in comparable job situations are a reliable predictor of future job performances. In […]

Feel Confident with 3 Hot Job Interview Secrets

How to tip the scales in your favor during your executive job interview presentation. By the time you’re in front of the executive committee for your (hopefully) final job interview, you’ve established that you are an expert and can likely do the job. The only possible issue for debate at […]