Tag: job search

Fashion Forward: Inside Everlane’s Unconventional Interview Process

Voted one of the most innovative companies of 2018 by Fast Company, Everlane has brought transparency and ethics to retail. The retailer sources from only the best factories across the globe and reveals the true cost of each item—from materials to labor to transportation—minus the traditional retail markup. Plus, Everlane has ditched the […]

14 Easy Modern Job Search Tips to Use in 2019

As of September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports unemployment is below four percent. Job market competition is fierce, as people are more confident about their chances of landing new positions under these conditions. The modern job search is full of twists, turns, and turbulence. There is no magic pill to guarantee success. Job seekers need […]

How to Answer the Interview Questions Surrounding Short-Term and Long-Term Goals

One of the questions every interviewer will ask their interviewee revolves around their short-term and long-term goals, even if you state this information in your executive resume biography. But even when you know the question is coming, it’s still sometimes difficult to clearly communicate what your goals actually are. Your […]

CVs Versus Resumes, Plus a “New” Thing to Consider

If you’ve ever wondered about the differences between CVs and resumes, you’re not alone. Here are the basics, along with links to more information and a few words on something you need to keep in mind when working with either one. THE MAJOR DIFFERENCES IN CVs VERSUS RESUMES CVs: • […]

Cover Letters Do’s and Don’ts to Land Your Dream Job

There are two types of job seekers today: those who think cover letters are somewhat fun to write, and those who think they are a complete waste of time. Regardless of where your feelings are, cover letters for your resume are more important today than ever before. Like resumes, you […]

3 reasons why you don’t want to show your lack of activity

When reviewing someone’s LinkedIn profile, I look at the typical sections: Summary, Experience, Educations, Skills, Volunteer, etc. I also look at one section of their profile that is very telling. Can you guess? To kill the suspense, I’ll tell you. I look at their Articles & Activity section. I can […]

Avoiding Irreparable Resume Mistakes

Today I want to tell you about a client, “Greg.” His current company, while a successful, mature business, is having trouble allocating resources to an offshoot they charged Greg to lead. It’s causing all sorts of problems on delivery execution and financial reporting. On top of it, Greg is concerned […]

How to Straight-White-Man-ify Your Resume in 8 Simple Steps (Wink*!)

 One of the key ingredients of any great resume is its ability to convey a sense of who you are as a unique individual. Unless, of course, you are not a straight white male, in which case you want to hide as much of that uniqueness as possible. Because, let’s […]

These Are the 10 Highest Paying Jobs at Google

Google is, for many people, a dream company for which to work. And for some of the tech giants top employees, many people earn dream salaries there too. Using Glassdoor salary data, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 highest-paying jobs at Google, and what duties help to snag […]

Questions to Ask in a Job Interview, Part 2 (Or How to Have your Cake and Eat it, too)

Last time we discussed some caveats around asking questions in a job interview, and we also covered questions related to your specific role. Today we’ll continue with the other categories, getting more “big picture” as we go. The Team You will obviously be curious about the folks you’ll be working […]

How to Create an Executive Resume That Leads to Interviews

There’s no single secret to help executives create the perfect resume that will lead to an interview with every application. However, when you’ve incorporated key components within your resume, the chances of landing an interview increase exponentially. The best executive resume writers will keep their resumes as clear and concise […]