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Why a Side Hustle Makes a Great Addition to Your CV

Finding good employment isn’t easy in today’s world. More people are alive than at any prior point in the history of human civilization and US unemployment rates are down again at 4.7%. The level of competition is intimidating. With the days of lucking into a great position with an underwhelming […]

500 Free Microsoft Word Resume Templates

Looking for a standout resume template compatible with Microsoft Word? Below are four sources offering quality Microsoft Word resume templates that are totally free and easy to download. These sites have over 500 Word resume templates between them. Microsoft Word Resume Templates from Microsoft Office You’ll find some resume templates […]

The Simple Formula for Identifying Your Key Achievements on an Executive Resume

As an executive, your resume (and LinkedIn profile) should be so much more than an overview of all the jobs you’ve had throughout your career. Ideally, your executive resume will tell a compelling story of your career trajectory while highlighting your most impressive achievements and illustrating your value as a […]

6 Ways to Turn Executive Recruiters into your Biggest Job Search Allies

Executive recruiters can be one of your biggest assets in an executive job search if you know how to grab their attention. After years working as an Executive Recruiter, I’m going to show you how to get noticed by top recruiters and how to choose the right recruiter to help […]

5 Certifications to Add to Your Resume (For Free!)

While it might not be feasible for you to start a new degree program or expensive certification program, there are plenty of free and affordable certifications that help you add to your credentials. Certifications are a quick way to gain skills that will boost your resume and raise your value […]

Executive Resumes: What Matters Most Must Appear First

Savvy executives don’t beat around the bush. They want straight facts, fast. When it comes to their executive resumes, this same strategy must apply. Often, executive resumes are written with a text-heavy approach. Copious amounts of content with detailed work histories from the past 20 to 30 years in excruciatingly […]

5 New Career Networking Tools to Boost Your Job Search

Networking is one of the most effective ways to land a new job or continue to move upward and onward professionally. But for many people, networking ends up last on the to-do list. Like any good habit, effective networking is tied to regularity rather than with infrequent bursts of effort. […]