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Could Your Executive Resume Benefit from a Professional Resume Service?

Many executives make the mistake of believing their experience and expertise speaks for itself on a resume. However, you aren’t the only one with similar experience, so writing resumes that get you hired isn’t as easy as it sounds. This is especially true if you haven’t crafted a resume in […]

14 Strategies to Maximize Your Next Pay Raise

  Effectively asking for a raise and negotiating a significant salary increase is no easy feat in today’s uncertain economy.  Frankly, how to negotiate a salary increase is a professional skill everyone needs to master. When you want a raise, the best way is to plan for the raise…don’t just […]

What Not to Say When Negotiating Salary

There’s always a right and wrong time to negotiate salary, but there’s also things you should say and shouldn’t say. When you’ve made it through the interview phase and have an offer on the table, your method of negotiating will go a long way in getting the salary you believe […]

Top 3 Ways to Succeed at an Executive Networking Event

Attending a networking event is one thing, but succeeding at it is another. Everyone defines success differently when it comes to networking events. You may be attending with the goal of finding your next employer or you may simply be attending to build your c-level personal branding. Whatever your reason […]

9 Practical Tips to Optimize Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile for the New Year

  The New Year is here! It is a crucial time of year to get your resume and LinkedIn profile updated, in sync and given to the right contacts to land your next job faster. Whether you are simply updating your achievements, beginning a job search or switching careers, it […]

The Ultimate Executive New Year’s Resolutions

The new year means it’s time to make New Year’s resolutions! You probably reached multiple goals in 2017, and chances are you fell short on some goals as well. The key to making the best New Year’s resolutions is to make them so they are challenging, but still attainable. Here […]

The Similarities and Differences Between Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

With the digital age we live in today, it’s easy to think platforms like LinkedIn have completely diminished the importance of a traditional resume. While there are plenty of benefits to having a great LinkedIn profile, it was not created to replace your resume. There are actually more differences between […]

How to Wow with Your LinkedIn Profile Summary

You have a maximum of 30 seconds to impress someone who reads your LinkedIn profile summary. Many executives struggle with balancing the requirement of talking about yourself, while also explaining your impact on others. It’s challenging to do when you sit down and think about it, so sometimes it’s best […]

Think Like a Hiring Manager When Writing Your Resume

  Most job seekers forget about the real reasons why they get hired. A candidate does not get hired to give the candidate a job. I would venture to say that most hires are not made for the overused reason of “providing a solution” to a company problem. As a […]

The Do’s and Don’ts for a Office Christmas Party

Now is the time of year for holiday parties to be in full swing, which means it’s also time to revisit some important conduct rules to follow. Getting together with your fellow co-workers to celebrate another year in the books is fun, but if you aren’t careful, you could end […]

The Top 5 Ways to Land Your Executive Dream Job

Anyone who has applied for a job before should know the importance of having a quality resume. If you’re searching for your executive dream job, even the tiniest mistake on your resume can lead to you missing out on a great opportunity. Writing resumes that get you hired can be […]

Don’t Believe the Holiday Hiring Myths

Have you heard you shouldn’t apply for jobs during the holidays, since companies aren’t hiring anyway? This is one of the most common myths we hear this time of year. Not only is the statement not true, but it’s actually the opposite in some cases. Companies always accept resumes and […]