Don’t Forget the Glicken

You’ve studied state-of-the-art resume writing and you’ve cut your job descriptions to the bone. You’ve selected accomplishments that match each job ad’s requirements and presented those achievements in ways that highlight all the benefits you’ll bring to your next employer. If you’ve done all that, congratulations! You are now among the five per cent of [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:18:23-07:00December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t Forget Reference Letters

In the old days, job-seekers sometimes included reference letters with their resumes and cover letters in their job applications. With the rise of the internet and email making it easier for employers to contact references directly, employers began asking for reference lists – a list of references’ names together with their contact information. Today, while [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:19:40-07:00November 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Networking Versus Resumes? It’s Both/And Not Either/Or

The “Ask The Headhunter” blog is essential reading for jobseekers on topics ranging from networking to quitting. But in this post (, written in response to a reader's question, I think the writer overstated the case for utilizing networking over against the use of resumes. Here’s why I disagree. ---------------- The original questioner asked: “Does [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:23:29-07:00November 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Not to Include in an Entry-Level Resume

For all the fretting job seekers devote to what to tell potential employers, it's staggering how many entry-level prospects fail to realize what should be left out of their resumes. A resume is an excellent opportunity to market your skills and share your accomplishments, but it should never stray into irrelevant or self-serving territory. Below, [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:28:23-07:00August 26th, 2019|Resume Writing Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Four Considerations to Help You Decide Between Two Job Offers

Job hunting is always an exhaustive experience wrought with both hope and disappointment. Depending on the position you’re looking for, it can sometimes be difficult to get even one job offer, let alone two or more, so the fact that there are multiple offers on the table can feel really great at first. But then [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:30:12-07:00June 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Choose the Right Job

Going through the job application process is only worth it if it’s for a position you want. Before tweaking your resume, and picking out the perfect power interview outfit, you need at least a vague idea of which type of job you’ll be applying for. From Fast and Focused Resume Service, here are a few [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:32:01-07:00January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Things You Should Never Say During a Job Interview

Interview etiquette is a fine art. Once learned, you can walk out of any interview with the confidence of having given it your absolute best shot. During the interview, there are certain things you should just never say. It’s as simple as that. You may think you’re being clever, funny, different, or exceptional, but certain [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:41:28-07:00June 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Should Do After a Job Interview

So the interview is over, and you can finally breathe normally again…now what? Fortunately, there are more things you can do following your interview to convince your employer that you are the ideal candidate for the position: Take a Walk Give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve just spent anywhere from 15 minutes to [...]

By |2022-05-15T16:10:47-07:00January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Write a Resume That Stands Out

Employers can review hundreds of resumes when looking to fill a position. With one glance, they can decide whether they like you or not. Details as innocuous as the font or introductory sentence are sometimes enough to sway the employer’s decision one way or another. Keep your resume in the “yes” pile with these helpful [...]

By |2022-07-27T08:49:25-07:00January 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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