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Career Trend's Blog · 2W 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 · 4W 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 · 1M 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 · 2M 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 · 2M 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...
Career Trend's Blog · 3M ago

Your Words: Career Lighthouse Beacons

Email communications between a single sender and recipient can vary widely in quality, content and thoughtfulness. It’s often exhausting, time-consuming and even frustrating to write right a...
Career Trend's Blog · 3M ago

What’s Hot + What’s Not in Executive Resumes – 2017

1. What’s Hot: Focus In today’s go-go-go, over-stimulated world, readers will quickly abandon your rambling, circuitous story. Instead, you must capture their attention with a tailored, what...
Career Trend's Blog · 4M ago

New Years Goals: My 3 Words, 2017

My 3 words for 2017 determinedly appeared a few days before Christmas (Dec. 22, to be exact): Pace, Pray, Pow! (Wow!) Before expanding on my words, a brief review of the 3 Words initiative i...
Career Trend's Blog · 5M ago

Storytelling Strategy for Winding Career Paths

As my career clients emerge from our in-depth introspective process, invaluable insights inevitably flow. A recent such client, who immersed herself in our guided storytelling process, share...
Career Trend's Blog · 6M ago

In Your Job Search, Embrace the Struggle!

Rather than wrestling with career change and growth, embrace the empowering gains you achieve by diligently exercising that muscle. The post In Your Job Search, Embrace the Struggle! appear...