Does the holiday season make you want to say “Bah, humbug!”? What about job searching? We’ve all at times been mad at what life has brought our way or what we have to do to get what we want. This year, I’ve had the pleasure of acting in a local production of A Christmas Carol, [...]
Only put the last 10 years of experience on your resume. Exceptions? You can show prestigious or key experience in Early Career Highlights.
When you decide to look for a new job, your first instinct may be to update your resume. But the first step should be to decide what you want your resume to market you for. Check out our video at yeswriting.com to think through the steps.
While it's never too late for a career change, it's harder than getting a new job in your field. You will need coaching on how to network.
In their resume, most people focus on what they did at their jobs, but what sells you better is what results you created for your employers.
“I don’t like promoting myself, so that makes it tough to find a new job.” We at Your Edge for Success (YES), DC’s top-rated resume and career coaching company, hear this every week. Here’s the good news: most people dislike promoting themselves—and with good reason! Nobody likes a braggart. Religion, our parents, and life [...]
“The paradox of work is that many people hate their jobs, but they are considerably more miserable doing nothing” (Atlantic Magazine). But almost a third of people like or love their jobs. Because work is essential to our mental and physical well-being, I say you can be part of the 30%. But how? First, let’s shelve the [...]
How do you get your interviewer excited, jazzed, pumped about working with you? People get excited when they see that their goals are within reach and that they will enjoy reaching them. So your job at the interview is to show and inspire confidence that the interviewer’s goals are within reach and that you [...]
Why do employers insist on interviews? Just to grill you torturously? Nope. It’s to find out more about what you are like as a person. By the time you get the interview, the employer has already determined that you meet the minimum qualifications and are among the best candidates they have seen. What does that [...]
How do you get what you want? Here's a simple, guaranteed method in five steps: 1) Define what you want. Be specific! When I was looking for a soulmate, I sent an "order to the universe" with the ten top qualities I was looking for. I learned this method from reading the book The Soulmate Secret by Arielle Ford [...]