Interview with Dr. Joel Dobbs — Plan a Life of Success, and Turn it to Significance. #075

Episode 75 – How Joel Dobbs followed a path he loved, avoided a mid-life crisis, and based his retirement on mentoring. Description: In this episode, Marc interviews Dr. Joel Dobbs. Dr. Dobbs is an experienced life sciences executive, with over thirty years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. […]

What to Do if You’re Embarrassed by a Former Employer (But Did Great Work There)

Embarrassing company sitting on the top of your resume? I always tell people that your best defense is nearly always a good offense. Thus, if you suspect a reviewer may raise an eyebrow about something related to your background, assume that they will and address it proactively. Read Complete Article

The Myth about Resume “Secrets”

You’ve probably seen at least one article with a title somewhat like this: “5 Resume Secrets You MUST Know for a Successful Job Search.” Those of us in the career services industry who publish articles tend to use titles like that because they make attention-getting headlines. However…. I’ve come to […]

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile: Beyond the Content

Although the most important aspect of your LinkedIn profile is memorable, keyword-dense content that defines your personal brand, there are other key areas to focus on to ensure that your profile is perceived as professional, legitimate, and complete. The good news is that most of these items take much less […]

Meet Techies Who Chose Government Service Instead of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley holds the justifiable allure of all things digital, but there’s one thing missing: the opportunity to improve the way government works through innovative, mission-focused solutions. Startups in the West may have once been the only option for forward-thinking tech talent, but not anymore. At Booz Allen Hamilton, computer […]

The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Understandably, many executive job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. This becomes a sticky issue . . . whether or not they must keep their search confidential because they’re currently employed. On one hand, they need to have a […]

3 Reasons to Earn the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential

Just in case you missed it, during the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference, they announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that will launch in June 2018. If you’re wondering what a specialty credential is, think of it as sort of a micro credential. It demonstrates […]