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Search Advice & Consultations

Today, most job seekers and recruiters alike take their search online. We can provide the guidance about the intricacies of using common online job search strategies and best practices for resume distribution.

This advice paired with one of our resumes, which are optimized for database searches and designed to be visually accessible for fast scans by recruiters and hiring managers, will help you get results in today’s competitive search environment.

Whatever state your career is at, we are here to help.

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Resumes Done Right: How Ready Are You to Write Your Story?

Resumes Done Right: How Ready Are You to Write Your Story?

In the 1970s a popular brand of wine used the slogan, “We will sell no wine before its time.” This old adage applies to resumes. Quite often we hear from candidates at loose ends because they don’t know where to begin. That’s normal. Most people don’t do this type of writing on a daily basis—hence they’re not good at telling their story in a compelling manner.

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Bad Case of Career Ambiguity?

Are You Suffering from a Bad Case of Career Ambiguity?

We received a phone call recently from a young professional with good education, two years of work experience and a rampant case of “career ambiguity.” Polite translation: “I don’t know what I want to be and I want you figure it out and write my resume.” While we are always flattered at the level of confidence candidates place in us, we’re not magicians. And this is not a good way to start.

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LinkedIn: Your Digital Front Door

LinkedIn: Your Digital Front Door

LinkedIn is the name of the game is job search. It’s not about who YOU know. Rather, job search is about WHO knows you. And LinkedIn is where prospective employers go to source candidates, learn more about a candidate, see who the employer and the candidate know in common, and learn what others have said about you.

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Applicant Tracking System (ATS): Optimizing Your Resume for "Resume Gatekeepers"

Many of our clients are surprised when we suggest they submit their resume as a Word document as opposed to PDF document. While something about a PDF document might feel perhaps more complete, Word documents have a significantly higher likelihood of being read by ATS software, or as we call it, "resume gatekeepers." Hold on […]

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