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Career Trend's Blog · 1W ago

Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your Resume

While once a junior-player in career communications, your LinkedIn profile now reigns supreme in job search. The post Why I Believe Your LinkedIn Profile May Now Be More Valuable Than Your R...
Career Trend's Blog · 2W ago

Are You Dripping Words on the Page With an Overly Anxious Paintbrush?

It can be overwhelming when putting words onto the blank page. But also easy. All you need is a laptop or tablet and to begin tapping keys. You don’t even have to know how to type; hunt and ...
Career Trend's Blog · 1M ago

Career Changer: What to do when you doubt your ideas + grapple with fear

The idea of a slimmer, more toned body spurs me to try on new habits and behaviors. I: start a new exercise routine; become more resourceful in food prep; actively resist temptation, replaci...
Career Trend's Blog · 2M ago

Executive: Tips for Reclaiming Career Joy

Whether you are an executive actively exploring a career transition or you passively are seeing what’s out there, the desire to jump ship likely is motivated by one thing: “finding career jo...
Career Trend's Blog · 2M ago

Executive Resume Writing Tip: Slow Down, Go Deep

This week’s Top Tip for executives reinvigorating their executive resume is to slow down and go deep into your thought archives before writing your critical career story. Without considerabl...
Career Trend's Blog · 4M ago

Having trouble finding the truth about executive resume writing? Consider these tips.

“Truth is like beauty; it lies in the mind of the beholder” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom While concepts and strategies for building a hard-working executive resume abo...
Career Trend's Blog · 5M ago

Is Your Job Search Strategy Languishing? Start ANEW!

The nuts and bolts of job search strategy in some instances have stayed the same for many years. For example, careerists still need … to have a great resume. to have a solid, focused resume ...
Career Trend's Blog · 5M ago

I disagree with career experts who claim the resume has just one purpose

A tweet floated by in my Twitter stream the other day reminding careerists that “the ONLY purpose of a resume is to get you that interview!” I heartily disagree! The resume is so much more! ...
Career Trend's Blog · 6M ago

Jump on your career surfboard + ride the wave

A client + senior executive careerist reminded me today the importance of ‘riding the wave’ of change, of its constancy. We sometimes become weary of change and don obstinacy, like a prized ...
Career Trend's Blog · 6M ago

Are You Faithful to the Complexity of Your Resume Story?

“Make sure your message is clear, yet that you are faithful to its complexity.” — Michael Dirda Simplicity is overrated. While it is imperative to craft a concise synopsis of who you are and...